The Department of the Interior's (DOI) Enterprise Architecture (EA) program provides strategy, planning, business analysis, and decision support services for DOI’s information technology (IT) portfolio, ensuring investments properly fulfill mission needs, while ensuring DOI's compliance with the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA), and Congressional, OMB, and Government Accountability Office (GAO) directives. Through these services, the program helps DOI plan and implement business and IT solutions and guide its IT investment portfolio.
The DOI EA program supports numerous DOI programs by providing information, analysis, and capabilities to:
Support strategic planning and alignment of business and Information Management and Technology goals and objectives;
Maintain baseline and target architecture information, including the application composition of DOI IT investments;
Ensure alignment with relevant cross-agency and government-wide initiatives;
Develop and institute governance structures & processes;
Collaborate with business and management functions across DOI to develop;
Modernization plans; and
The DOI EA program also develops analytical frameworks for:
Identifying opportunities for collaboration, reuse, data sharing and consolidation;
Ensuring information security management requirements are integrated into budget formulation; and
Identifying enterprise services that can be leveraged across the Department.
The segment roadmaps are living plans that identify, prioritize, and monitor the projects to achieve target states in priority IT and business capabilities across a 5 year time frame. The DOI EA program provides standards and guidance and collaborates with bureau and office stakeholders to develop segment roadmaps.