Department of Defense Directive 8000.01: Management of the Department of Defense Information Enterprise [open pdf - 134KB]
"This Directive: a. Reissues and renames DoD Directive (DoDD) 8000.01 (Reference (a)), and assigns oversight responsibilities for DoD information management activities to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration/DoD Chief Information Officer (ASD(NII)/DoD CIO), consistent with DoDD 5144.1 (Reference (b)). b. Implements sections 2223 and 2224 of title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (c)); Chapter 113 of title 40, U.S.C. (Reference (d)); Chapters 35 and 36 of title 44, U.S.C. (Reference (e)); and Office of Management and Budget Circular A-130 (Reference (f)) by establishing and reissuing policies for the management of the Department of Defense Information Enterprise. c. Provides direction on creating an information advantage for DoD personnel and mission partners, and establishing and defining roles for CIOs at various levels within the Department of Defense consistent with References (c), (d), and (e). d. Provides direction for information sharing among all DoD Components and with mission partners, consistent with the National Strategy for Information Sharing (Reference (g)). e. Cancels DoDD 8100.01 (Reference (h)). [...] All aspects of the Department of Defense Information Enterprise, including the Global Information Grid (GIG) infrastructure and enterprise services and solutions, shall be planned, designed, developed, configured, acquired, managed, operated, and protected to achieve a netcentric environment, as envisioned in the National Defense Strategy of the United States of America (Reference (i)), capable of effectively and efficiently supporting the Department's outcome goals and priorities."
DoD Directive 8000.01; DoDD 8000.01