• Security Incident Reporting
  • Encryption
  • Project Management Community (PMC)
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Security Incident Reporting
  • Encryption
  • Project Management Community (PMC)
  • Enterprise Architecture

IT Governance & Policy

Manage IT resources and investments through policy and guidance.

IT Budget

Facilitate the collection of IT Budget information through the Agency IT Portfolio Summary and Major IT Investment Business Cases.

Project Management

Serve as a resource for the NIH project management community.

Enterprise Acquisitions

Optimize IT investments on commonly used goods and services, drive down costs, and reallocate savings to the NIH scientific and research mission.

Information Security

Protect information resources that support NIH operations.

About OCIO

​​​​​​​​​The NIH CIO advises the NIH Director and NIH senior management on strategic directions and management of significant NIH Information and Information Technology (I&I​T) programs and policy. The goals of the CIO are to: enable creation and sharing of scientific and business knowledge; enhance business adaptability by ensuring that NIH information and information technology (I&IT) projects are well managed to respond rapidly to business and research needs; ensure a robust, secure NIH infrastructure at or above industry standards at least cost; manage integration of external imperatives with NIH needs; lead NIH I&IT across the Institutes and Centers; and develop ​an I&IT capable workforce.​​​​

The strategy outlined in this document proposes a new and more synergistic approach for technology decision making at NIH and describes a cohesive framework to guide how NIH prioritizes, selects, and delivers high-priority, high-value capabilities over the next five years. Most importantly, it recommends new ways of working together to ensure NIH has the capabilities necessary to advance discoveries in the years ahead.​

Digital NIH Strategy

What's New

Cybersecurity Awareness

Section 508 Refresh

Section 508 Training: Upcoming Classes

NIH Accessibility Testing Labs: The labs will allow testing of applications, websites, online training content and documentation for compliance with accessibility requirements as specified in Section 508. The NIH Accessibility Testing Labs are available to all NIH Institutes, Centers & Offices. There's no fee for using these facilities.

At a Glance Fact Sheets: NIH's OCIO and  Keeping NIH Secure.