DoD and AFEI Present Enterprise Architecture Achievement Awards
The Office of the Deputy CIO, Department of Defense in conjunction with the Association for Enterprise Information (AFEI) is pleased to announce the winners of the third DoD Enterprise Architecture Achievement (DEAA) Awards Program. Awardees were recognized for leveraging the power of architecture in enterprise management. The Awards were presented at the annual DoD Enterprise Architecture conference hosted by AFEI.
Arlington, VA (July 7, 2010) – The Department of Defense, Office of the Deputy CIO presented its DoD Enterprise Architecture Achievement (DEAA) Awards at their Annual DoD Enterprise Architecture Conference in San Antonio, Texas, hosted by the AFEI.
The DEAA awards recognize significant contributions and achievements in advancing the state of practice of enterprise architecture as an enabler of information advantage for the Department of Defense. The DEAA awards align with the strategic goals of the Deputy CIO - leading the DoD enterprise to achieve an information advantage for its people and partners.
Awards were presented to the winners in each of four categories.
The Government Individual DEAA Award was presented to Ms Kim Frisby, US Joint Forces Command.
The Government Organization DEAA Award was presented to the Architecture Integration and Management Division, Army Capabilities Integration Center - Capability Architecture Development and Integration Environment (CADIE).
The Industry Individual DEAA Award was presented to Ms Ann Gisch, Booz Allen Hamilton.
The Industry Organization DEAA Award was presented to Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and Command and Control (C2) Capability Team Architecture Development – Serco Services.
In reviewing the award submissions, Mr. Brian Wilczynski, Director, Enterprise Architecture & Standards, Office of the DoD CIO said, "The quality of all the candidates was exceptional; it is rewarding to see the dedication and perseverance of so many groups and individuals who support our DoD missions through the architecting profession. I offer my congratulations to all those who contributed their efforts to the program.
“AFEI is pleased and proud to support the DoD Office of the Deputy CIO in making these awards” said Dave Chesebrough, President of AFEI. “Architecture is one of the key elements in achieving DoD’s Information Enterprise objectives. Our members are delighted to provide the backing for this initiative.”
About the Annual DoD Enterprise Architecture Conference:
The annual DoD Enterprise Architecture Conference brings together enterprise architecture professionals from the military services and defense agencies, industry, academia and other federal agencies. This diverse group collaborates to review architecture progress; discuss the way forward for policy and strategy; and to hear about success stories, case histories, current trends, and emerging technologies in enterprise architecture, DoDAF, SOA, Web 2.0, architecture frameworks, standards and tools. This event is sponsored by the Department of Defense and is supported by AFEI. (http://www.dodenterprisearchitecture.org)
AFEI is an industry association dedicated to the advancement of the sharing, integration, management and protection of information across extended enterprises (people, process and technology), with a focus on national security and defense issues. AFEI (www.afei.org) is an affiliate subsidiary of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) (www.ndia.org), America’s leading defense industry association promoting national security.
Press inquiries should be directed to Betsy Lauer, AFEI