Agency News: Department of Defense


Army had a specific audience in mind when it joined trendy Pinterest network

The Army recently began outreach efforts on Pinterest for a specific reason, according to the Atlantic Wire news service.

Army enterprise e-mail brings new transparency

Enterprise e-mail may be temporarily paused, but it still offers financial clarity and is pushing defense IT innovation, the deputy Army CIO said.

DOD seeks help incorporating tech trends into strategy

DOD is looking to industry, other agencies to insert cutting-edge technology into long-standing doctrine.

DOD restructures oversight of department-wide IT

The Defense Department is revamping governance of its IT systems, starting with a refresher for the DOD CIO executive board.

GAO finds overlaps in IT investments within DOE and DOD

CIOs dispute some of the GAO's conclusions during a House hearing.

Creative accounting reportedly masks $3B in DOD budget request

The Defense Department's budget may have used a little accounting magic to meet discretionary spending caps.

DOD wants boost to acquisition workforce fund

Defense Department seeks funds to make its acquisition workforce bigger and smarter.

DOD budget and industry: Prepare for change

The defense industry may need to adjust its offerings as DOD gives cybersecurity increasing importance.

DOD to launch department-wide cybersecurity review

Defense Department is stressing the importance of science, technology and cyber readiness in era of tight budgets.

Federal CIO details IT forecast

Administration pledges progress in IT despite budget cuts.

Cybersecurity becomes high priority in budget request

With large investments proposed for DOD, DHS and NSF, budget puts cybersecurity front and center.

2013 budget proposal puts IT on short leash

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient.

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