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Associate Chief Information Officer

The Office of the Associate Chief Information Officer (OACIO) provides the critical information management and technology (IMT) foundation for the US Geological Survey (USGS) science mission.  

This is accomplished by implementing advances in IMT capabilities and using them to facilitate research, data gathering, analysis and modeling, scientific collaboration, knowledge management, and work processes.  OACIO oversees a broad suite of activities that support information discovery and delivery and ensures collection, storage, sharing, preservation, and publication of scientific data according to Federal laws and regulations.  Additionally, OACIO leads critical initiatives such as the Department of Interior (DOI) Federal IT Acquisitions Reform Act (FITARA) and Cloud Hosting for the USGS.

Program Component and Services:

  • Chief Technology Office: coordinates enterprise activities across the Bureau, serves as liaison on mission requirements.
  • Strategic Planning.
  • Information Security.
  • Enterprise Hosting. 
  • Enterprise Services.
  • Integrated Science Solutions.