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.
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”.
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
Cheryl Cook (pictured at a local farmers' market) was appointed Acting Chief Information Officer in April 2012. In that role, Cook leads all IT investments, operations, and management at USDA. She also advises senior USDA executives on using IT to strategically support USDA programs.