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A man crosses the Central Intelligence Agency seal in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on August 14, 2008. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Intelligence community gets new CIO in Adele Merritt

Adele Merritt officially took the role, which is within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, in late January.
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U.S. Army human resources and medical specialists and officers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, participate in Warfighter 22-1 in the reserve command post on Fort Stewart, Georgia, Oct. 4, 2021. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jason Hull)

After calls to ‘fix our computers,’ military CIOs pledge to get it right

Top CIOs say they "have taken the dialogue around the need to 'fix our computers' at DoD to heart."
John Sherman, Department of Defense Chief Information Officer, participates in a virtual panel, April 15, 2021.(DoD photo by Chad J. McNeeley)

2021 in review: Out with JEDI, in with JWCC

After years of protests and failing to launch its landmark cloud program, the DOD in July took matters into its own hands, canceling JEDI.
John Sherman presents a keynote address from the Pentagon Briefing Room for the Cyber Beacon virtual event, Dec. 3, 2020. (DoD photo by Marvin Lynchard)

John Sherman confirmed, sworn in as DOD CIO

Sherman takes over the role in a permanent capacity after serving in an acting capacity for most of the year.
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