UKCeB has a mature governance structure and the various elements are described below.
The UKCeB Council is chaired by Nigel Whitehead, BAE Systems Group Managing Director, Programmes and Support. Council members are senior figures from UKCeB's membership – click on the Council link in the top menu to see the current members. The Council reviews the UKCeB’s performance against agreed strategic goals and helps define its future agenda.
The JIG Strategy Board (JIG SB) is a senior level, MoD/Industry standing committee tasked with accelerating the sharing of information to support collaboration through-life in defence acquisition and support. In order to meet these challenges and respond to the Defence Industrial Strategy (DIS) the JIG sponsored the JIG Portfolio Project to identify the priority activities and management processes required to transform secure information sharing. JIG SB meetings are held half yearly, alternating with the JIG Communications Delivery Board (JIG CDB). The JIG Portfolio Management Board (JIG PMB) meets quarterly. Information about all three JIG Boards is listed in the relevant sections within Governance.
UKCeB is consulting with selected Team Defence stakeholders to help define a new vision and roadmap for Information Enablement as part of the implementation of the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) and Defence Reform. This 'Strategy' section has information about the origins and purpose of this work.
The JIG Communications Delivery Board (JIG CDB) meets at six monthly intervals, alternating with the JIG Strategy Board (JIG SB). Its Goals and Objectives are to:
The JIG CDB meetings include a senior MOD briefing and debate on key issues.
The JIG Portfolio Management Board (JIG PMB) oversees progress on a range of JIG Portfolio Projects. Its Goals and Objectives are to:
The UKCeB Defence Reference Group (DRG) is the defence industry representative forum that provides advice and support to the UKCeB Task Force and the Working Groups in meeting the UKCeB mission.
The UKCeB AGM is chaired by Nigel Whitehead, Group Managing Director, Programmes and Support BAE Systems and comprises senior figures drawn from UKCeB's membership.
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