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  • July, 2019
    Digital Modernization to Benefit Warfighters, DOD CIO Says

    Information technology is the backbone of today's modern battlefield and even more important in a constantly evolving security climate. That's why digital modernization is more important than ever. To usher in digital modernization, the DOD chief information officer has launched its first Digital Modernization Strategy, underpinned by four modernization pillars: cloud; artificial intelligence; command, control and communications, known as C3; and cybersecurity.

  • June, 2019
    CIO Outlines Digital Modernization for DOD IT Personnel

    The Defense Department needs a foundational way of computing as it moves forward in developing applications for the cloud, Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy told DOD's information technology professionals in a worldwide video teleconference from the Defense Information Systems Agency at Fort Meade, Maryland.

  • May, 2019

    DoD Cyber Leaders Address Threats, Resilience, Working With Industry

    A lot’s changed on the cyber front in the year since U.S. Cyber Command became a full and independent unified combatant command, and since Army Gen. Paul M. Nakasone took over as commander and as director of the National Security Agency...
  • March, 2019

    DoD CIO Witnesses First-Hand How the Coast Guard is Always Ready

    A visit to the birthplace of the U.S. Coast Guard, wouldn’t be complete without the whipping winds coming off the Boston harbor and Dana Deasy, DoD Chief Information Officer experienced just that when he arrived in Sector Boston...
  • February, 2019
    Clear Skies for DOD Cloud Initiative

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Defense Department is unveiling the DOD Cloud Initiative today that will move its computing and storage functions to the cloud, the department’s chief information officer said...

  • February, 2019
    DOD Unveils Its Artificial Intelligence Strategy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Defense Department launched its artificial intelligence strategy today in concert with yesterday’s White House executive order that created the American Artificial Intelligence Strategy...


  • December, 2018
    Celebrating Cyber Warriors

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Dana S. Deasy, the Defense Department’s chief information officer, described the performance of the DOD CIO cyber and information technology award winners...


  • December, 2018
    DOD AI Industry Day Fosters Relationships With Industry, Academia

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - In its continued efforts to develop and deploy artificial intelligence to address some of the nation’s toughest defense challenges, the Defense Department, in coordination with Army Research Lab, hosted its second AI Industry Day yesterday...

  • November, 2018
    2018 DoD CIO Awards Ceremony

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The DoD Chief Information Officer (CIO) Annual Awards program recognizes individuals and teams within the DoD Information Technology (IT) community for exceptional achievements in delivering forward-leaning and strategically impactful technology capabilities and IT management practices...

  • August, 2018
    Showcasing 2017 Team Award Winners

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Throughout 2018 the DoD CIO will be highlighting last year's annual awards winners for Cyber and Information Technology (IT) Excellence. For the month of August we showcase some of the team winners recognizing their exceptional accomplishments in achieving DoD's IT Way Forward Goals...

  • July, 2018
    Showcasing 2017 Team Award Winners

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Throughout 2018 the DoD CIO will be highlighting last year's annual awards winners for Cyber and Information Technology (IT) Excellence. For the month of July we showcase some of the team winners recognizing their exceptional accomplishments in achieving DoD's IT Way Forward Goals...


  • June, 2018
    New CIO to Lead DoD Cloud Initiative

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan announced that Dana Deasy, chief information officer, will lead the department's cloud initiative, effective June 22...

  • June, 2018
    Showcasing 2017 Team Award Winners

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Throughout 2018 the DoD CIO will be highlighting last year's annual awards winners for Cyber and Information Technology (IT) Excellence. For the month of June we showcase some of the team winners recognizing their exceptional accomplishments in achieving DoD's IT Way Forward Goals...


  • May, 2018
    Showcasing 2017 Team Award Winners

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Throughout 2018 the DoD CIO will be highlighting last year's annual awards winners for Cyber and Information Technology (IT) Excellence. For the month of May we showcase some of the team winners recognizing their exceptional accomplishments in achieving DoD's IT Way Forward Goals...

  • May, 2018
    DoD’s New Chief Information Officer Takes Oath

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -   Dana Deasy took his oath as the Defense Department’s chief information officer here on May 7, and spoke on the privilege of service.  
    Michael L. Rhodes, the department’s director of administration and management, swore in Deasy in the Nunn-Lugar conference room, near Defense Secretary James N. Mattis’ office. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan was present for the new CIO’s official oath-taking ceremony, as well as Deasy’s wife, staffers and colleagues....

  • April, 2018
    Showcasing 2017 Team Award Winners

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Throughout 2018 the DoD CIO will be highlighting last year's annual awards winners for Cyber and Information Technology (IT) Excellence.  For the month of April we showcase some of the team winners recognizing their exceptional accomplishments in achieving DoD's IT Way Forward Goals. ...

  • April, 2018
    Panel Discussion Highlights Federal Identity Management of the Future

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Defense (DOD) Chief Information Office (CIO) was among more than 200 federal government leaders and industry partners who gathered at the One World Identity, Know Identity Conference in Washington D.C. in late March to discuss how the two groups can work together to create identify management platforms of the future...

  • March, 2018
    2017 Individual Award Winners

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Throughout 2018 the DoD CIO will be highlighting last year's annual award winners for Cyber and Information Technology (IT) Excellence. For the month of March we showcase our individual award winners recognizing their exceptional accomplishments in achieving DoD's IT Way Forward Goals. ...

  • January, 2018
    Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - AFCEA is proud to announce the criteria and open nominations for its 11th Annual Military IT Leadership Awards. The awards recognize service members who have made significant contributions to their fellow Warfighters through the use of information technology - selected from a pool of global nominations. ....

  • December, 2017
    Tech-Oriented Students Learn About DoD IT Opportunities

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - A group of about 60 high school students visited the Pentagon Dec. 11 to learn about future employment opportunities with the Defense Department in the information technology field....

  • November, 2017
    DoD Honors Chief Information Officer Award Recipients

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - More than 20 Defense Department chief information officer individuals and teams were honored today for cyber and information technology excellence in a Pentagon ceremony. “I'm excited about the awards here this year....

  • November, 2017
    DoD CIO Awards Ceremony

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The 2017 DoD CIO Annual Awards Ceremony will be held on Nov 30, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Pentagon Auditorium. The DoD CIO Annual Awards program recognizes individuals and teams within the DoD IT Community for exceptional achievements in delivering forward-leaning and strategically significant technology capabilities and IT management practices. ...

  • November, 2017
    DISA Knowledge Management Summit

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The three-day summit, co-hosted by the DOD Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the DOD Joint Staff, was created to standardize DOD knowledge management practices. More than 140 knowledge management specialists from 80 organizations participated. ...

 

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December, 2017, Tech-Oriented Students Learn About DoD IT Opportunities(read more)

November, 2017, DoD Honors Chief Information Officer Award Recipients(read more)

November, 2017, DoD CIO Awards Ceremony (read more)

November, 2017, DISA Knowledge Management Summit (read more)

October, 2017,DoD’s Mission Partner Environment – Information System (MPE-IS) (read more)

October, 2017, DoD is Modernizing GPS with Interagency Partners (read more)

October, 2017, Pentagon, Services Observe National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (read more)

September, 2017, Mattis: DoD Lines of Effort Include Building a More Lethal Force (read more)

September, 2017, Evolution of Cyber Requires Change as Normal Concept (read more)

September, 2017, DISA and JFHQ-DODIN celebrate 70th Air Force birthday (read more)

September, 2017, Joint Service Provider director promoted to major general (read more)

July, 2017, DoD CIO Hosts a Collaboration Session with Industry on Cloud Security (read more)

June, 2017, DoD Seeks to Stay Ahead of Cybersecurity Threats, Acting CIO (read more) (video)

June, 2017, SPADE 2017 Keynote – Addressing the Threat through Automation (read more)

April, 2017, Innovation is an Ecosystem (read more)

March, 2017, Enterprise Approach to Collaboration and Productivity Services (read more)

March, 2017, Joint Information Environment – Progressing from Concept to a Modernized and Optimized IT Infrastructure (read more)

March, 2017, Dr. John Zangardi Assumes Duties as Acting DoD CIO; Tom Michelli Joins as Acting PD CIO (read more)

February, 2017, DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen Retires as DoD CIO (read more)

January, 2017, DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen Discusses DoD IT Way Forward (read more)

January, 2017, Mobile technologies are integral to the Department of Defense (DoD) future information technology (IT) environment, in which data is more quickly transformed into actionable information. (read more)

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