Aaron Weis formally became the Department of the Navy’s new chief information officer this week. The leaders of four new directorates he’ll oversee have also been hired, and are expected to be in place by mid-month.
Congress declined to authorize a new assistant secretary of the Navy for information management, so officials are moving on to “Plan B.”
The House Oversight and Reform Committee will release the 8th Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard showing five agencies improving, five falling and 14 agencies holding steady.
The tri-service proposal would elevate IT issues in each service’s organizational chart. Its chief advocate is the Department of the Navy, which has already expressed its desire to appoint an assistant secretary for information management.
A new survey from Grant Thornton and the Technology Business Management Council highlights how CIOs view their roles and how they want to be more of a trusted partner.
An assessment commissioned by the Secretary of the Navy returned a stinging assessment of the Navy Department’s cybersecurity posture.
The Navy plans to eliminate its office of Assistant Secretary for Installations, Energy and Environment in favor of a new Senate-confirmed position: Assistant Secretary for Information Management.
Senior Defense IT officials said 2019 will be a year of action as they order a halt to legacy, one-off IT solutions.
The Navy department is considering the creation of a new assistant secretary for information management, a role that could extend well beyond that of a traditional CIO.
Law taking effect Jan. 1 gives the Defense Department chief information officer new authorities over military services’ “disparate” IT modernization efforts.