Cloud & Infrastructure

Supply on the fly

Marine Corps logisticians in late October established a milestone for what they call 'the logistics of the 21st century' with the completion of a preliminary design review for the Global Combat Support System-Marine Corps.

DOD is fine without management officer, Krieg says

Kenneth Krieg, undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, speaking today disagreed with conclusions of GAO that called for the appointment of a chief management officer.

State & Local

National Guard overcoming communication shortfalls

DOD has responded to performance shortfalls during last year's hurricane season by upgrading and disseminating technology that promotes communications among responders.

Army logistics system is getting results

The Army's Logistics Modernization Program has taken a lot of heat of late, but Col. David Coker, program manager for Army Logistics Information Systems, is taking a proactive approach to remedy that situation.

Congress takes it easy on DOD budget

Funding for several IT programs took a significant hit in the $447 billion fiscal 2007 Defense appropriations bill. But the effect might not be as bad as in previous years.

On the defensive

Despite claims to the contrary from Capitol Hill, the Army says its Future Combat Systems program is progressing.

DOD officials wary of weak spots in commercial apps

Trend toward off-the-shelf, open-source products raises red flags on security.

Army disputes CBO's criticism of FCS

Service says program's technologies on schedule, budget.

Cybersecurity

PKI use advancing at DOD

The Air Force, Army and Navy have successfully implemented the initial public-key infrastructure technology mandated by the Defense Information Systems Agency, and required under Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12.

Cybersecurity

DOD prepares to leap net-centricity gaps

Despite support from senior leadership, the military's network-centric push still faces hurdles that threaten the pace of progress, particularly on security and cultural issues.

Defense BTA battles governance and culture

Thomas Modly, deputy undersecretary of Defense for financial management, surprised his audience at a recent conference when he claimed that intolerance is a desirable attribute for achieving business transformation.

Navy Exchange buys into inventory control

Global retailing is becoming a regular feature of business, but neither Starbucks nor Wal-Mart faces quite the same challenges the Navy Exchange Service Command does.

Net-centricity starts with data

Military database administrators who have not already tagged and labeled their data had better get busy. Marian T. Cherry, horizontal fusion portfolio manager in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, has warned military IT personnel that they risk falling behind the net-centricity curve if they do not accomplish these tasks.

Army pares down its data centers

The Army's move to consolidate e-mail and application servers by the end of fiscal 2007 could save it more than $200 million. Regardless of potential savings, officials expect to improve security and administration by consolidating more than 200 processing centers to no more than seven.

Cybersecurity

Army close to full PKI implementation

The Army is ahead of schedule in implementing the public-key infrastructure mandates of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, according to Lt. Gen. Steven W. Boutelle, the Army's CIO.

State & Local

DOD cross-trains info-sharing technology

The point of Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstrations'conducted annually since 1989 under the aegis of the U.S. Joint Forces Command at several locations'is to test how emerging technologies could help information sharing among warfighters and homeland security officials.

Comm catches up with units in the field

The speed with which military forces conduct operations in Iraq revealed a gap in command and control: Units essentially were outrunning their communications capabilities. Lower-level commanders were unable to access real-time data while on the move. When word got back to the Joint Systems Integration Command, a team of analysts and engineers set out to find technologies that could plug that gap.

Bill would cut funds for DOD IT projects

Concerns over ballooning costs, and current combat needs, have trumped spending on the Army's Future Combat Systems, as well as other technology and transformational programs in the Fiscal 2007 National Defense Authorization bill

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