Interview with Lieutenant General Robert S. Ferrell, US Army CIO/G-6

As the CIO, Lieutenant General Ferrell reports directly to the Secretary of the Army, setting strategic direction and objectives for the Army network and supervises all Army C4 (command, control, communications, and computers) and IT functions. He oversees the Army’s $10 billion IT investments, manages enterprise IT architecture, establishes and enforces IT policies, and directs delivery of operational C4IT capabilities to support warfighters and business users. As the G-6, he advises the Chief of Staff of the Army on the network, communications, signal operations, information security, force structure and equipping.