Enterprise Architecture

New threats compel DOD to rethink cyber strategy

The Defense Department's diversity remains its Achilles' heel in the race to improve information assurance.

How DOD wants to speed shop

One-product, one-test approach would involve the exchange of an approved products list, testing standards and vetting processes.

White House forum examines IT, government modernization

Technology alone will not modernize government agencies, new processes are also needed, according to business leaders who participated in a White House forum.

Virtual directory serves as DOD's 'white pages'

Implementation of a Defense Department-wide virtual directory, already some 4 million listings strong, requires unity of effort across DOD.

DISA to further integrate enterprise infrastructure, services

The defense agency also expects its Rapid Access Computing Environment to be available for Secret IP Router Network application development as early as this spring.

Greg Hanson

Y2K 10 years later

According to J. Greg Hanson, the doomsday scenario of the Y2K bug never played out, thanks to many technology and business professionals who worked hard to make it a non-event. But while the predicted disaster wasn't significant, the effort to avert it certainly was, and we have been reaping the benefits ever since.

ITIL emerges as new sheriff of IT management

Agencies are turning to the Information Technology Infrastructure Library to bring order to IT management processes, but what will that mean for their enterprise architecture efforts?

DOD social-media policy still in limbo

Official promises the policy is very close to completion.

Readers offer stuffing for IT turkey

Readers suggest a few projects that could have made our Thanksgiving list of failed, or deeply troubled, government IT projects and debate the causes of such large-scale failures.

NASA inches towards multi-billion dollar IT contracts

NASA plans to soon open competition for the first of five information technology services contracts that have been estimated to be worth more than $4 billion total.

IT turkeys: 7 government projects worthy of a roast

Over the years, the American public has been gifted with its share of computer-based turkeys -- information technology projects gone wrong, often at spectacular expense.

Security lacking for Los Alamos classified network, GAO says

The national laboratory overseeing the nation’s nuclear stockpile has some serious security shortfalls, according to auditors.

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