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Identity theft

Identity theft Darla Tomes Identity theft occurs when a person illegally obtains another person’s name; Social Security Number; bank or credit card account number; or other identifying information and uses it to commit fraud or another crime. Among other things, the criminal can use this information to set up credit card and bank accounts, take […]

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there is no experience more startling than suddenly seeing flashing red, white and blue lights in your rearview mirror accompanied by the strident tones of a police siren—especially when you don’t think you’ve been speeding …

The lazy person’s guide to digital dashboards: there is no experience more startling than suddenly seeing flashing red, white and blue lights in your rearview mirror accompanied by the strident tones of a police siren—especially when you don’t think you’ve been speeding … Dale J. Long The trooper was large, granite-jawed and wearing the iconic […]

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Project status reporting using earned value analysis

Project status reporting using earned value analysis Eric Verzuh “So, how’s it going?” Whether you hear it in the hallway or in your regularly scheduled project review meeting, you have stakeholders who want to know the latest news on your project. There are usually a variety of topics they want to hear about, but there […]

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SPAWAR Charleston completes largest DoD Web Site consolidation

SPAWAR Charleston completes largest DoD Web Site consolidation Tonya Lobbestael The Commander Navy Reserve Force (CNRF) has a new Web site based on Microsoft’s Content Management Server (CMS). The site was designed to consolidate over 550 Reserve Web sites scattered across the country. According to Microsoft, it is the largest Department of Defense (DoD) implementation […]

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Can you hear me now? The JCEOI-another facet of spectrum management

Can you hear me now? The JCEOI-another facet of spectrum management To use a current phrase, “being on the same page,” is not adequate for military communications. If your unit or aircraft is not on the correct frequency, with the correct call sign and encryption scheme, coordinated operations are in jeopardy and potential friendly fire […]

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Civilian IT workforce skills assessment: Part II

Civilian IT workforce skills assessment: Part II Sandra J. Smith Assessing the IT Civilian Workforce of Today This article provides key findings, conclusions and recommendations derived from an analysis of the federal information technology workforce skills assessment survey, which was conducted in September 2003. The previous information technology (IT) workforce article, which appeared in CHIPS […]

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CHIPS asked Capt. Christopher to explain the significance of the Department of the Navy business information technology enterprise initiatives that are underway just a few days before the DON Enterprise IT Industry Symposium August 8-11, in New Orleans

Interview with PEO-IT Project Director Capt. Chris Christopher: CHIPS asked Capt. Christopher to explain the significance of the Department of the Navy business information technology enterprise initiatives that are underway just a few days before the DON Enterprise IT Industry Symposium August 8-11, in New Orleans CHIPS: What is your role in the Program Executive […]

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new system to improve training, raise realism for off crews

Training gets overhaul: new system to improve training, raise realism for off crews Clyde Smith In by a world where technology meets today’s work environment, all commands attached to NSB Kings Bay, in partnership with the Department of the Navy Chief Information Office, are working to train submariners in a realistic environment through Knowledge Management. […]

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DON eGov award project descriptions fall 2003

DON eGov award project descriptions fall 2003 Throughout the Navy and Marine Corps there are many teams whose work exemplifies the focus on benefiting the entire DON Enterprise. These teams have successfully transformed DON business and warfighting processes to reduce costs, improve mission performance and support information sharing. At the December Naval IT Summit, the […]

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SPAWAR System Center New Orleans New Orleans Customer Support Center finalist for government customer support excellence award

SPAWAR System Center New Orleans New Orleans Customer Support Center finalist for government customer support excellence award Maria LoVasco Tolleson The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center (SSC) New Orleans, Customer Support Center (CSC) was named one of the top three customer support centers in the area of customer focus at the […]