No Missteps In IO Merger:

Maj. Gen. (confirmed for a third star) Michael Peterson, USAF’s new Chief Information Officer, tells Government Computer News that the reorganization of the Air Staff functions that deal with information operations—CIO, warfighting integration, and communications operations offices—into a single entity—the Networks and Warfighting Integration-CIO Directorate—was a natural. (Read our item on the merger here.) He says the functions had worked closely together previously, so they “didn’t lose the momentum on [any] initiatives. In fact, he says, “things have speeded up.” So far so good.