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September 21, 2008    DOL Home > CIO   

Office of the Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) has specific responsibilities for implementation of the Clinger-Cohen Act. Additional laws related to CIO duties include the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Computer Security Act of 1987 as amended, and other laws, regulations, and guidance. The Secretary of Labor sets priorities and provides guidance for the overall efforts of CIO programs.

Specific areas of responsibility of the CIO include:

Information Technology (IT) Management encompassing enterprise architecture, plans, and accountability for our IT investments and results

Information Management to limit the amount of information required from the public and to report progress in restricting paperwork to that required by law or other essential need

Information Security to protect the availability of the Department's computer systems, the integrity of business operations, and the confidentiality of sensitive information

Information Quality Guidelines oversight and maintenance to ensure and maximize the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of information, including statistical information, disseminated by the Department

We seek to serve our customers better by becoming a Digital Department. We support the mission and programs of our Department's agencies by assisting them in taking advantage of the rapidly changing technological environment to improve customer service, manage the customer relationship, and adapt to future changes brought forth by the digital economy.

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