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 is looking to industry, other agencies to insert cutting-edge technology into long-standing doctrine.
The Defense Department is revamping governance of its IT systems, starting with a refresher for the DOD CIO executive board.
Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient.
A new report predicts that agencies will turn to enterprise architects for help with migrating operations to the cloud.
Doug Wiltsie, the Army's new PEO-EIS leader, has significant plans for guiding the service through the tough times to come.
DOD should move cautiously but decisively to adopt cloud computing and carry out data center consolidation, board advises.
The Defense Information Systems Agency could help defense customers find the right mix of commercial and government cloud services.
Forthcoming security standards are expected to allow the use of certain mobile devices on DOD's secure networks.
Although everyone will feel the pain of budget cuts in the days ahead, some areas of defense IT will fare better than others.
DISA is taking aim at enterprise capabilities, beginning immediately with combining offices to streamline and focusing on cybersecurity as a priority.
Provisions in the 2012 defense bill include some measures that will have a big impact this year on contracting, cyber defense, intelligence and the use of cloud.