DoD Information Technology (IT) includes all software applications (SW) and the hardware/firmware those applications run on (IT/SW). This DoD IT/SW site is meant to be a DoD IT/SW community forum exchange of the latest experienced-based best practices, lessons learned and rules of thumb on IT/SW acquisition management; DAU wants to be IT/SW body of knowledge service provider that helps ensure the entire DoD community benefits from each other’s lessons learned so we can provide our warfighters the tools they need to secure a peaceful world for all.
The DoD IT/SW workforce includes IT/SW Project and Program managers, computer scientists, software developers, IT/SW management specialists, computer engineers, database managers, network engineers, telecommunications managers, and Cybersecurity Specialists who acquire, manage and support the acquisition of secure information technology/software. IT/SW is used to create, record, produce, secure store, secure retrieve, secure process, secure transmit or display data or information. IT/SW includes topics like Cloud Computing, Agile software development, Defense Business Systems and Cybersecurity to name a few.