Enterprise Architecture

Industry retirees leave mainframe computers behind

Old mainframe computers stay at a company longer than the employees who know how to run them, according to a news report.

DISA takes lead in Defense enterprise infrastructure

Army Lt. Gen. Carroll F. Pollett outlines the Defense Information Systems Agency's top priorities for information sharing and agency collaboration.

State CIOs call for fiscal caution, technology innovation

Tough economic situations are forcing state chief information officers to adopt innovative approaches to contract negotiations and deployment of information technology, according to a new report released by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO).

Navy tightens cybersecurity training rules

The Navy secretary has issued a directive requiring the Navy and Marine Corps to ensure that their cybersecurity workforce complies with information assurance requirements.

Microsoft pushes new directions at Partner Conference

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Bob Muglia, president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business, discussed the company's major cloud computing efforts at the opening of Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference.

Return to sender: Rethinking the Army's e-mail ambitions

Enterprise e-mail represents a positive step for the Army and DOD, but what will it take to get it done?

White House plans to get more from agency IT spending

Guidance for IT spending the fiscal 2012 budget emphasizes accountability, performance and security, federal CIO Vivek Kundra tells a Washington audience.

DHS network policy puts systems at risk, IG finds

The Homeland Security Department is working to fix security vulnerabilities to its enterprise application domain identified in a new report from the department's inspector general.

Army pulls back on enterprise e-mail initiative

The Army is putting on hold its plans to pursue an enterprise-wide e-mail system and calling an about-face on the project.

Search is dead: Long live 'findability'

Enterprise searches should be dynamic and interactive, speakers said at the 2010 Knowledge Management Conference. NASA Langley Research Center is one example of agencies embracing the virtues of findability.

Top DISA information strategist John Garing retires

DISA's director of strategic planning and information, John Garing, was instrumental in developing and advancing the information technology services DISA's provides the military through its Defense Enterprise Computing Centers.

Agency IT gets greener with promotional carbon credits

Federal agencies are benefitting from a program that allows agency IT departments to purchase new data servers and receive offsetting carbon emissions credits.

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