Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

  • The OCIO is proud to present the USDA Information Technology Strategic Plan for FY2014-2018. The plan outlines strategic goals and initiatives to move the Department forward with modernization and increased IT performance and greater efficiencies.

  • The OCIO is a group of strategic consultants who are experts in aligning information technology (IT) with the business of USDA. By engaging with OCIO early in the process to coordinate Farm Bill implementation requirements, OCIO can help the process go smoothly and efficiently.

  • Click the image to view.a list of OCIO's current vacancy announcements.

  • Mark Your Calendar!

    Don't miss the 7th Annual USDA Cyber Security Expo on October 28-29, 2014. This year's theme is “Our Shared Responsibility”. Get involved and do your part to make the internet safer and more secure for everyone.

  • 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