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FDA Information Technology Operating Plan

FDA Information Technology Operating Plan
FDA Information Technology Operating Plan


The Office of Digital Transformation (ODT) is thrilled to unveil the FDA Information Technology (IT) Operating Plan, a crucial milestone in the agency's technological evolution. Aligned with the FDA Information Technology Strategy for Fiscal Years (FY) 2024 to 2027, this comprehensive plan sets forth strategies and initiatives to enhance service delivery to the public. 

The IT Operating Plan emphasizes transparency, collaboration, and accountability and underscores the FDA's proactive leadership in IT initiatives. The agency aims to drive innovation and efficiency across its operations by fostering collective efforts and leveraging technology and data. Anticipating the dynamic nature of the environment, the FDA commits to regular reviews of the IT Strategy and Operating Plan. 

The FDA developed the IT Operating Plan in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, reflecting a commitment to excellence and innovation in public health service. ODT will refresh the plan annually, incorporating input from internal and external stakeholders to adapt to changing needs. The FDA thanks all stakeholders for their support and dedication to IT initiatives. Together, the agency looks forward to driving innovation and excellence in public health service.

FDA ODT 2023 Annual Report

FDA ODT 2023 Annual Report Cover
ODT 2023 Annual Report PDF

ODT published its 2023 Annual Report, detailing our progress toward our strategic goals. Our report also spotlights 11 key successes in 2023, including: 

  • Developing an IT strategy
  • Engaging stakeholders for success
  • Enhancing inspection of foreign products
  • Cloud-based backup and recovery 
  • Strengthening Cybersecurity
  • Improving how we collaborate outside the FDA
  • Adopting artificial intelligence (AI) 
  • Establishing AI governance
  • Introducing Data Analytics as a Service (DAaaS)
  • Developing new Data Scientists
  • Inspiring future IT professionals


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