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U.S. Department of State Information Technology Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019 – 2022

As the global technology landscape evolves, our diplomats expect integration of the latest IT tools into their working lives. The influx of new technology must enable the conduct of diplomacy and must connect people to the information they need when they need it.

This strategic plan establishes five critical goals that align with the President’s Management Agenda (PMA), are informed by the President’s IT Modernization Report, and are influenced by the Department-wide IT modernization efforts that were conducted in FY 2017 and FY 2018.

FY 2019 – 2022 Strategic Plan [812 KB] [  ]

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