Information Policy, Planning, and Training Division

The Office of Information Policy, Planning, and Training (IPPT) shapes the Office of Information Technology’s (OIT) strategic direction in order to deliver and support reliable and innovative information technology (IT) services.

IPPT develops information technology polices and resolves related issues.

The division provides leadership and support for a range of information and IT services including:

  • IT training
  • Records management
  • Strategic development
  • Capital planning
  • Enterprise architecture
  • E-government program leadership


  • Provide strategic direction for OIT
  • Reduce paperwork by managing USDA’s information collection
  • Provide support for grants applications