Federal 100: David DeVries

David DeVries
Deputy CIO, Information Management, Integration and Technology 
Defense Department

The work: Guiding the development of DOD’s IT Enterprise Strategy and Roadmap and leading the department’s data center consolidation initiative.

The impact: DeVries’ work amounts to a re-engineering of DOD’s approach to delivering IT services, which will shape investment decisions for years to come.

The nuts and bolts: DeVries’ oversight and feedback were crucial to developing a strategy that was focused and achievable. His thoroughness also contributed to the department’s success in closing 57 data centers in fiscal 2011, exceeding its target by five.

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About the Author

John Monroe is Senior Events Editor for the 1105 Public Sector Media Group, where he is responsible for overseeing the development of content for print and online content, as well as events. John has more than 20 years of experience covering the information technology field. Most recently he served as Editor-in-Chief of Federal Computer Week. Previously, he served as editor of three sister publications: civic.com, which covered the state and local government IT market, Government Health IT, and Defense Systems.

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