May 21, 2009

U.S. Defense Dept. Information Systems CIO Opens Up On Shared IT

Article Source InformationWeek
May 21, 2009, 1:00 am

The Department of Defense's Defense Information Systems Agency has always had a tall task: get all of the often competing military branches to buy into DISA as the hub of net-centric warfare and increasingly as a provider of shared IT services to the whole DoD.

These days, it's having some success, and innovative projects like a private cloud initiative and an open source repository won't hurt things. InformationWeek recently interviewed DISA CIO John Garing about DISA's role, initiatives, and topics from procurement to collaboration to cloud computing...