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OCIO Strategic Planning Documents

NOAA Information Resources Management Strategic Plan 2017-2020 Information Technology is integral to the success of NOAA's mission. This Plan identifies high level Principles, Goals and Objectives that will improve the iT enabled operations and functions of NOAA to protect life, property, and the environment. [Issued 2017, Refreshed October 2019]
Enterprise Network Strategic Plan 2017-2021 Leveraging NOAA’s enterprise IT governance framework and industry best practices to respond to risks, challenges, and opportunities pertaining to NOAA’s reliance on networking. [Issued 2017]
NOAA Big Data Alliance Department of Commerce (DOC) Secretary Pritzker announced the launch of NOAA's Data Alliance project. NOAA will share data through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, and the Open Cloud Consortium. CRADA partners will join with interested private 3rd parties and leverage their cloud computing capabilities to develop "big data" value-added products and services. [Issued April 2015]
N-Wave, NOAA's Enterprise Network N-Wave is built on partnerships and relationships among NOAA and the scientific, research and education network communities, connecting researchers to the data and resources needed to advance environmental science. See the current issue of the N-Wave Newsletter.
DOC Geospatial Strategic Plan 2014-2018 The NOAA's Geographic Information Systems group is charting a course to make geospatial data more widely available, well managed, and more useful to Commerce, its partners, and the public. [Issued 2014]
High Performance Computing Strategic Plan NOAA OCIO manages operational and research and development (R&D) high performance computing, with guidance and oversight from the High Performance Computing Program Board. [Issued 2014]


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