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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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

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IT policy archive

DOC ICAM Policy: The ICAM Policy defines the roles and responsibilities applicable to all DOC Mission Areas, Operating Units (OU), and staff offices, employees, appointees, contractors, and others who work for, or on behalf of, DOC. The policy extends to the processes, procedures, and technology for any information technology (IT) system that requires the management or authentication of an...

Governance Board Participation by the CIO

ICAM Advisory Council The Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Advisory Council oversees, governs and coordinates ICAM related functionality and services across the DOC enterprise. It coordinates the technical, enterprise architecture, business, budgetary and research aspects of ICAM services for the DOC enterprise. It represents those interests within the DOC IT governance processes...

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.