2020 ANNUAL DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AWARD CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:
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SUBJ/2020 ANNUAL DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AWARD CALL
NARR/REF A PROVIDES DOD CIO OVERVIEW AND GUIDANCE FOR THE 2020 DOD CIO AWARDS
REF B IS THE 2019 WINNING NAVY INDIVIDUAL SUBMISSION.
REF C IS THE 2019 WINNING NAVY TEAM SUBMISSION.//
POC/SALAZAR/CIV/OPNAV N2N6G/(571) 256-8248
RMKS/1. Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) has
announced the 2020 DoD CIO Awards Program call for nominations. This annual
event, now in its 20th year, recognizes individuals and teams for exceptional
achievements in delivering forward-leaning and strategically impactful
capabilities and management practices within the DoD. The 2020 DoD CIO
Awards Program will focus on excellence and achievements in DoD Information
Technology and Digital Modernization in the following areas:
b. Command, Control and Communications (C3) Modernization
c. Artificial Intelligence
d. Cloud Computing
e. Data, Accountability, Transparency, and Reform
2. Nominations will be evaluated on outstanding achievement in one or more
of the six criteria areas:
a. Mission Impact
c. Improved information delivery and dissemination
d. Management efficiency and effectiveness (better, faster, cheaper)
e. Magnitude of cost savings or avoidance
f. Broad user base
3. DoD CIO awards also include special award categories for excellence in
Implementing Transition to Electronic Records Management, Information and
Communications Technology Accessibility, and Cyberspace Workforce Management.
These special awards have their own nomination format and evaluation criteria
apart from other CIO awards.
a. The special awards criteria are:
(1) Achievement of goals and objectives
(2) Impact and reach
(4) Management efficiency and effectiveness
b. One winning individual or team will be named for each special award.
Reference (a), the 2020 Annual DoD CIO Awards Guidance Sheet - Nomination
template must be completed and submitted in Microsoft Word format.
References (b) and (c) are the Navy winning submissions for individual and
team from the previous year.
4. Strongly encourage nomination participation to recognize our fine Sailors
and staff for the outstanding jobs they are doing and their many
accomplishments. The nomination template can be located on the Secretary of
the Navy SharePoint website page: https://portal.secnav.navy.mil
5. Please submit your unclassified best achiever nominations for individual
and team efforts to Ms. Michele Boswell, firstname.lastname@example.org, no
later than 31 July 2020 for processing. Nominations received after 31 July
2020 will not be considered and those submitted directly to DoD CIO will be
rejected by the DoD CIO.
6. Award winners component CIOs will be notified and their individual/team
will be posted on DoD CIO web page. Award winners will receive a physical
honorary award (i.e. plaque or trophy). In addition, DoD CIO plans to
nominate selected DoD CIO award winners to the Federal CIO Council to compete
for the Gears of Government Award. The Federal CIO Council award winners
will be announced in November.
7. Point of contact is Mr. Joseph Salazar, OPNAV N2N6G3 at (571) 256-8248 or
8. Request widest dissemination. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until
cancelled or superseded.
9. Released by VADM Jeffrey E. Trussler, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations
for Information Warfare, OPNAV N2N6.//