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Army moved 160K users to Google Workspace app in two weeks

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In just two weeks' time, the Army moved 160,000 users to Google's Workspace platform, according to Army CIO Raj Iyer.

Army to launch $1B cloud contract in fiscal 2023

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Army CIO Raj Iyer also said the service is planning to divest from NIPRNet on its journey to the cloud.

Army's Google Workspace goes live

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The Army officially launched its new Google Workspace this week.

DOD wants JADC2; service members still want working computers

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Nearly eight months after the "Fix Our Computers" letter went viral, DefenseScoop checks in on what's happened since.

Army CIO Raj Iyer shares insights on prioritizing robotic process automation

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CIO Dr. Ray Iyer talks about how the army is prioritizing robotic process automation as a tool to be deployed in the cloud.

For resiliency, the Army may look to rely more on commercial systems than SIPRNet, NIPRNet

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The Army’s top IT official on Wednesday questioned the utility of the service’s current classified and unclassified network configurations and instead pointed to the possibility of relying on commercial systems that could be more resilient in future conflicts against sophisticated adversaries. Adversaries will contest U.S. forces unlike ever before, straining the network and making it harder for data to be passed back and forth and accessed at the right time,…

Project to converge Army enterprise business systems will be ‘marquee effort’ for CIO

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The Army plans to award multiple contracts to industry for IT prototypes that could help the department modernize and integrate its many enterprise business systems. Overall, the service plans to invest about $1.4 billion in its business systems in fiscal 2023. “Our marquee effort in ‘23, though, is going to be our implementation or initial prototyping for our new enterprise business systems convergence. And this is our modernization of our…

Army prioritizing data as it revamps for large-scale ops at the division level

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As the Army is honing in on large-scale operations, shifting its main unit of action from brigade to division, and aligning its priorities with joint efforts to connect sensors and shooters, leaders believe data will be the key driver. The service’s next capability build as it incrementally modernizes its network will be focused on data and connectivity needs at the division level and other supporting elements. The Army has adopted…

Army CISO Easley departs for role at the Pentagon

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Maj. Gen. Matt Easley has stepped down from his role as director of cybersecurity and chief information security officer for the Army. Easley has taken a role as the deputy principal information operations adviser to the secretary of Defense within the office of the undersecretary for policy. The fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act created the role of principal information operations adviser, which since then has been fulfilled by the…