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Enterprise Computing Assumption of Charter Supports Army Technology Modernization

By Alison Dickson-Kozloski, PD ES Public Affairs Support

Mr. Archie Mackie
Mr. Archie Mackie

Alexandria, Va. – Mr. Archie Mackie will formally assume the charter as Product Director for Enterprise Computing (PD EC), on October 28 at Fort Belvoir, Va. The PD EC reports to the Project Director, Enterprise Services (PD ES), a program of the Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems. In this role, Mr. Mackie oversees a portfolio of initiatives that develops, delivers and sustains enterprise information technology (IT) services in support of the Army’s overall network modernization effort. Mr. Mackie has been serving as the PD EC since June 11, 2014.

PD EC is the lead for acquisition of the Army’s cloud initiatives and supports the migration of Army applications and systems to DoD-approved hosting environments. Other PD EC initiatives include the development of an Army Software Marketplace roadmap to support the Army’s Common Operating Environment, and providing round the clock Army Enterprise Service Desk support services for all LandWarNet IT service requests, issues and inquiries to Army installations, organizations and enterprise services.

“There is no one better qualified to lead the Product Director Enterprise Computing organization than Archie Mackie,” said Mr. Jeremy Hiers, the Project Director for Enterprise Services. “PD EC is at the center of several vital drivers of the Army’s network and technology modernization efforts, such as the future of cloud and application and system modernization and migration. Mr. Mackie’s vast experience, knowledge, and strategic vision will continue to successfully guide his team and the Army.”

The PD ES, established September 2012, delivers secure, modern, agile, effective and efficient information technology enterprise services that enable end-to-end communication, collaboration, messaging, content management and application hosting across the Army. The PD ES program suite includes the Product Director (PD) offices for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Enterprise Services and Systems (PD ALTESS); Enterprise Computing (PD EC); and Enterprise Content Collaboration and Messaging (PD EC2M).

Posted October 27, 2014