Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

  • The National Information Technology Center (NITC) recently achieved the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) certification, and was the sixth Cloud Service Provider (CSP) of 10, to achieve this security certification standard among private industry and the government.

  • The Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA) has awarded the Five-Star Award to Team Aglearn within the Office of the Chief Information Officer. The award recognizes organizations for demonstrating excellence in providing enterprise-wide distance learning solutions for the federal government.

  • OCIO capabilities include Applications Services, Capital Planning Data Center Services, Electronic/Open Government, End User Services, Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise IT Governance Support, Information Management, IT Workforce Development and Enhancement, Network Services, and Security Services

  • OCIO's Enterprise Applications Services (EAS) Mobile Computing Program Management Office provides strategic direction and vision supporting USDA’s vision to “Enable employees, customers and partners to connect, interact, and transact business with USDA anytime, anywhere, on any mobile device”.

  • Cyber Security secures the business of USDA by managing the risks of cyber threats and vulnerabilities. We protect USDA agencies as they deliver IT services to their stakeholders and the American people.

  • The Women's National History Month 2013

    OCIO celebrated this year's National Women's History Month by recognizing American women's outstanding contributions to the field of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics commonly referred to as STEM.