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Office of the Chief Information Officer

The Office of the Chief Information Officer is responsible for ensuring that the department's programs make full and appropriate use of information technology. It supports the increased use of leading-edge technology to enable the department to carry out its mission better, with improved products and services at the lowest cost.

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21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act

As required by section 3(b)(2) of Public Law 115-336, the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (21st Century IDEA), this report includes a list of key websites and digital services operated by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) that have been prioritized and targeted for modernization. Background The 21st Century IDEA requires each federal executive branch agency to provide a...

Technical Response Unit

What we do The Technical Response Unit (TRU) places mid-career fellows in large complex projects with a simple goal: pick a single problem and assemble the team that will fix it. Our philosophy We believe that program failures do not result from lack of talent, lack of funding, or lack of accountability. Building teams that respond to challenges with creativity and vision is a skill that few...

Open Source Code

Background and Purpose This Department of Commerce (the Department) Source Code Policy is being issued to promote software code reuse by making custom-developed Federal source code available across the Department and to other Federal agencies. It supports the requirements of OMB Memorandum M-16-21, “Federal Source Code Policy: Achieving Efficiency, Transparency, and Innovation through Reusable and...

Information Quality

BILLING CODE: 3510-CW DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Office of the Secretary RIN: 0690-XX07; Docket No. 020430099-2226-02 Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Disseminated Information AGENCY: Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice SUMMARY: Section 515 of Public Law 106-554, the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001...

IT Policy Archive

Per the requirements of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) and the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) implementation guidance, DOC is providing access to the titles and links for the Department's IT policies at this web page - DOC IT Policy Archive. Policy Name Effective Date Policy Number OCIO IT Policy Development Policy November 2021 OCIO-OPG-21-0004...

CIO Governance Board Membership List

In keeping with the Office of Management and Budget guidance on implementing the Federal Information Technology Reform Act (FITARA), the U.S. Department of Commerce is publishing its CIO Governance Board, Membership List. Governance Board Name Program Code Bureau Code CIO Involvement Description Commerce CIO Council 006:019 0 The DOC CIO Council is to serve as a decision-making body to establish...

Bureau CIO Directory

CIO Council Membership (as of October 2022) Name Title Phone Email Andre Mendes DOC CIO 202-482-4797 AMendes@doc.gov Terri Ware Deputy CIO for Policy and Business Management 202-482-4797 TWare@doc.gov Ryan Higgins Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity and Information Technology Management/Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity 202-482-4797 RHiggins@doc.gov Larry Rubendall DOC Chief Technology Officer...

Developer Resources

The Department of the Commerce is committed to the President's Open Government Initiative and has submitted high value datasets in support of the Open Government Directive. These datasets span a wide range of functions of Commerce and represent areas of continuing interest by our stakeholders.

Digital Strategy

The Digital Government Strategy complements several initiatives aimed at building a 21st-century government that works better for the American people.