Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Empowering the USDA Mission

The OCIO encompasses seven divisions covering all aspects of developing, delivering, and defending USDA information technologies.


The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) will support achievement of USDA’s diverse mission areas by offering agile, world-class technology solutions to its stakeholders and applying innovative approaches to recruiting and developing a highly skilled workforce.


The USDA OCIO develops, delivers, and defends the business information technologies that empower every aspect of the USDA mission.

Strategic Goals

  • Support all USDA strategic priorities and initiatives by ensuring all technology investments are mission-focused and business-driven
  • Ensure technology resources are effectively and efficiently managed from planning to operations with informed oversight and accountability
  • Create a proactive and robust security environment through actionable insight by integrating security policy and operations to continuously monitor and protect information assets