Welcome to the Office of the Chief Information Officer
The Fisheries Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) has developed an exceptional
information technology management team, which leads web site design and development, customer support
services, IT security management, infrastructure management, and database development.
The OCIO carries out the provisions of the Federal IT regulations, policies,
and guidelines pertaining to information management (IM). The OCIO
provides for the efficient management of the agency's Wide Area Network
(WAN) and headquarters Local Area Network (LAN); develops and
maintains enterprise-wide and HQ web-enabled databases; develops enterprise
software applications; ensures cost-effective long- and short-term planning
and financial management of IT-related activities; conducts IT security
enterprise planning, policy, and technical research; and assures effective
coordination of NOAA Fisheries IT/IM with those functions elsewhere in NOAA,
DOC and other Federal agencies and organizations.