Figure 9 IT Goals Categories Manage the IT workforce to ensure consistency in

Figure 9 it goals categories manage the it workforce

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Figure 9: IT Goals Categories Manage the IT workforce to ensure consistency in skill levels and service delivery Become a center of excellence & employer of choice Emphasize customer-focused support Implement Department efforts to streamline & cut costs Close skill gaps Support the tracking, measurement and management of performance, and tie performance with budget and investment decisions Better manage IT-related contracts to maximize value and performance Continue to improve IT portfolio management Develop effective and efficient IT reporting processes IT Management and Governance Continue the alignment between IT and USDA’s Strategic Plan Position and utilize the enterprise architecture as a management and governance tool IT Strategy and Business Alignment Technology and Architecture Implement tools and processes to utilize the enterprise architecture Align infrastructure to directly support strategic business goals Sustain a robust information security management program Collaborate on government-wide information technology solutions which support USDA strategic goals IT Organization and Skills Define and operate the technology solutions, underlying architecture and processes for IT’s long-term support of business capabilities Align the IT organization’s structure, skills and sourcing strategy with the needs of the Department, while promoting employee learning and satisfaction Manage IT resources and operations to ensure effective and efficient support of business and financial goals Ensure the IT organization and technology are aligned with the Department’s goals and objectives throughout the entire cycle of innovation,
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