In an increasingly interconnected and networked world, information possesses such significant power that it can no longer be viewed simply as an enabler to meeting one’s mission. The U.S. Navy has recognized the challenges posed in the information age and has sought to evolve its warfighting capabilities to reflect this changing landscape.
OMB’s recently released IT reform strategy has captured attention across the government management spectrum. What makes its chance for success greater than similar efforts before it? In part, its difference is based on incorporating the same practices within the government-wide plan that are also recommended for individual agencies, and on establishing a strong vision of where the government will be at the end of the plan.
Within these pages, we have assembled a varied group of leaders, innovators, practitioners, and thinkers, who in their own way offer models to follow, provide insights that can infuse theory to practice, and pave the way to shaping the business of government.
As CIO she is responsible for managing the agency's $600 million IT budget and ensuring alignment with agency and Administration agency and administration strategic objectives, information security, and enterprise architecture.