Now federal agencies have been forced into transitioning from an industrial age model of how to manage people to an information age construct.
The Navy has started to build virtual replicas of the systems that comprise the IT networks aboard its warships, starting with the ships in the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt strike group.
Gwen DeFilippi, Air Force assistant deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, said a new data lake will lead the service to having better personnel systems.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has launched a certification program for people in the security cooperation workforce.
The Army is holding back some of its soldiers from more advanced cyber training to keep them around.
The Air Force isn’t waiting for DoD’s JEDI procurement before it starts moving its applications to commercially-operated cloud environments. DISA’s milCloud 2.0 is among the options its found to be surprisingly attractive.
Defense Collaboration Services wants to move to MilCloud 2.0 by October.
DoD needs to take into account data management and security as it migrates to cloud.
A May 7 memo from the Defense Department’s chief information officers gives “fourth estate” agencies until 2020 to migrate applications from more than 100 data centers.
All organizations must manage their data in order to accomplish their missions. An enterprise approach to data management can help DoD agencies reduce the complexity of their IT environments and enable real digital transformation, allowing them to protect and extract value from their information.