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Announcements regarding changes to the public facing official DOD websites hosted by the Defense Media Activity including Cyber-Security Awareness. This is owned and operated by the Web Enterprise Business (WEB.mil) component in DMA.
Oct. 19, 2023
Minutes from the Oct. 17 NextGen Collaboration Meeting
On October 17, 2023, Web Enterprise Business (WEB) held the first collaboration meeting for the WEB NextGen platform pilot program. NextGen supports the Sectary of Defense’s Directive-type Memorandum (DTM) 21-001, DoD Public Web Program which directs the Defense Media Activity (DMA) to manage a centralized service for all of DoD’s public facing websites.
The meeting was hosted through Microsoft Teams and lasted from 1300 EDT to 1440 EDT.
Oct. 17, 2023
Questions & Answers: NextGen Oct. 17 Meeting
The WEB.mil team is still researching answers for questions from today's meeting. Please check back tomorrow for more information.
Websites have lots of Moving Parts including Metrics, Surveys, Forms, Search
The future of the Defense Media Activity official public DOD websites may include many of the GSA offers, among them, the digital analytics program (DAP), Touchpoints online digital forms and compliance scanning. Additional details about the DAP program are available on the digital.gov website. A display of the near real time views of federal websites is available at https://analytics.usa.gov/. According to the White House Fact Sheet on Digital Experience, only 2% of federal forms are digital. The GSA Touchpoints digitals forms is an effort to change that. GSA offerings may integrate with NextGen
Oct. 16, 2023
WEB.mil NextGen Discussion Tuesday Oct. 17
The NextGen pilot project contract has been awarded. The Defense Media Activity Web Enterprise Business team will discuss next steps. DMA WEB NextGen Monthly Collaboration Series
1 p.m. EDT to 3 p.m. EDT, Oct. 17 at www.dvidshub.net/webcast/33092
Fort Meade, MD Oct. 4, 2023
WEB NextGen Contract Awarded
The Defense Media Activity Web Enterprise Business (WEB.mil) is excited to announce that the contract to develop and run a pilot for the WEB NextGen system was awarded on September 26, 2023! If successful, this system will be used to fulfill the Public Web Directive Type Memo (DTM) requirements. Units have submitted numerous candidates for pilot websites from the various Department components. Thank you! DMA WEB is always open to further feedback while working to finalize details on the pilot in the coming weeks.
The WEB NextGen team will host a teleconference call starting at 1 PM EST on October 17th
May 2, 2023
WEB.mil Expands Services Offering Website Content and Portfolio Management Options for a Fee
The WEB.mil team is expanding its services catalog to include optional content and portfolio management support for a fee from the following three categories:
Option 1: Content Specialist
Option 2: Content Manager
Option 3: Portfolio Manager
These websites are already leveraging these services: www.navy.mil , www.nsa.gov and www.nro.gov.
DOD units who need assistance managing their public websites and public web programs can choose one or more of the following content management options on a 3-month, 6-month or 12-month contract length at the selected a level of service and cost that fits their unit’s needs and budget. Part-time subject matter experts (SMEs) are also available.
April 25, 2023
WEB.mil training team offers insights on Google Analytics Dashboard
FORT MEADE, Maryland —
All federal agencies are required by Federal CIO policy to leverage the Digital Analytics Program https://digital.gov/guides/dap/. Website managers can get a login to access the metrics for the official website that they manage. After the initial login, the initial screen shows all the websites across the federal government that are participating in DAP. In June and July, the WEB training team will illustrate how to drill down into local information and how to set up a dashboard that presents local information. For more details, see the training website, which requires a CAC to access: https://webtraining.dma.mil
April 21, 2023
"AddThis" Discontinuation May 31, 2023
AFPIMS Customers, We regret to notify you that AddThis, the social media sharing platform that is used in AFPIMS, will be shutting down on May 31st, 2023. This decision was made by AddThis and it is not under our control.We are working hard to find an alternative solution to make it easy for your visitors to share your content on social media. If
March 28, 2023
Getting Access to a DMA-hosted Official DOD Public-Facing Website
FORT MEADE, Maryland —
Everyone managing a DMA-hosted official DOD public-facing website must have a DOD Common Access Card (CAC). Currently, to get management access to an AFPIMS official DOD public facing website, begin by having someone in the unit who is already recognized in the system writing an email to the service desk that includes the name of the new website user, the roll they will require (Website Manager, Content Manager, Content Provider), the supervisor’s name, phone number and email and a copy of the individual’s current Information Assurance completion certificate.
March 27, 2023
Article CS dashboard module - Advanced Search
FORT MEADE, Maryland —
Advanced search options are available for customers who want to set them up. Take a look at www.navy.mil and www.nsa.gov to see this capability in action.
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