Engagement Theater 4

All sessions in Room 3/4, Lower Level


Session III, 1100 - 1150, 12 July

Title: Army Enterprise Email Migration to DISA


Speaker: Mr. Kevin Mott, Enterprise Email Operational Planning Team Lead, NETCOM/9th SC(A), G-3; Mr. Jose Ortega, Product Director, Enterprise Email Technical Management Director; LTC Peter Barclay, USA, Army Chief Information Office/G6, Requirements Manager, Army Enterprise Email; and Mr. Donald Greenlee, Product Director, Enterprise Email Project Manager

Description: This session will provide an overview of the Army’s progress in moving to Enterprise Email. The continuing processes including completion of NIPRNET Email migrations, initiating SIPRNET Email, continuing and establishing future Functional Theater Email Migrations, and integration of Email related service desk operations into an Enterprise support environment are ongoing initiatives of this project. This session will address the key players and their roles and responsibilities, status of NIPR migration, and discussion of SIPR migrations which will commence in July 2012. We will discuss the requirements, processes, and responsibilities for successful transition from the current decentralized multi-forest Exchange (email) environments to the DISA as the Email service provider based on Windows Server 2008R2, Exchange 2010. Current and planned activities will be identified to provide overall project status and identify project progress towards bringing functional organizations to the common standard.

Session IV, 1200 - 1250, 12 July

Title: Wartime Contracting - Lessons Learned

Speaker: Mr. Bill C. Giallourakis, President, Giallourakis Business Consulting, LLC

Description: A presentation by Bill C. Giallourakis, author of Contracting with Uncle Sam on the Final Report to Congress by the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan issued in August 2011. Report is at www.wartimecontracting.gov. The Commission pegged waste and fraud at greater than $31Billion; noted a great threat in waste from unsustainable projects; faulted government officials and contractors; offered 15 recommendations for “contract reform”  which will be discussed in the presentation to include the pre-eminence of service contracting and new OMB rules for determination of “fundamentally governmental functions” in assessing whether a function may be outsourced in peacetime or wartime.