Enterprise Architecture


Elizabeth McGrath DOD

For McGrath, defense is in the details

DOD's first deputy chief management officer, recipient of the 2012 GCN Awards' Defense Executive of the Year award, championed a culture of cost and accountability at DOD.

DISA email

DISA remakes e-mail as DOD-wide collaboration super suite

DOD's IT shop will maintain the network and extend service to 4.5 million users.

Data integration

CalPERS broke the mold to get systems modernized

California retirement agency interpreted a hard deadline as permission to do what was necessary. Then they did it.

How Virginia agencies' CRM speeds services, cuts costs

Agencies speed up delivery of services, retire outdated software and systems and redeploy staff to other tasks by standardizing on Microsoft Dynamics.

It's called 'sparse data,' and it could be a big deal

The small bits of data coming from sensors recording everything from temperature changes to coffee pot use could make a big difference in the way we manage things.

Justice gives NASCIO grant to promote info sharing across borders

The National Justice Information Sharing Initiative grant will advance enterprise architecture and information sharing among states, NASCIO offciials said.

DMTF spec simplifies cloud management

The Distributed Management Task Force's specification will simplify cloud infrastructure management and ensure that workloads can be easily moved among different cloud environments.

VA for Vets' automated, mobile system helps veterans find jobs

A cloud-based case management system with mobile components helps veterans get back into the workforce.

Many gov IT managers unsure about cloud strategy, study finds

Government organizations spending on cloud computing tend to be those that have dealt frist with foundation issues such as enterprise and services-oriented architectures, according to the IDC Government Insights report.

NASCIO's new plan: CIOs take the lead

Top state IT leaders have adopted a new strategic plan aimed at putting a stronger emphasis on CIO leadership.

Virginia IT rebuild gives 'step on the gas' support for state workforce

A six-year project to consolidate its IT systems has produced a common desktop and applications that will help Virginia respond faster to productivity goals, state CIO says.

4 steps to the right data-sharing architecture for your agency

The IT market is muddied with confusing claims about information sharing technology, so here are steps to an architecture that should clear things up.

Data center project could make DHS what it was meant to be

The department's multiyear consolidation lays the foundation of its future as a data-driven department.

How EA can make IT procurement cheaper

Streamlining IT investments should start with reducing diversity and complexity through standardization, NASCIO report says.

Mike Daconta

White House digital strategy hits the mark

Behind the plan are all the pieces for a robust, 21st-century platform.