Information technology strategic focus areas & goals

Find our Information strategic focus areas and goals, including continuous modernization, cybersecurity & data privacy and more. 

Our latest information technology plan is listed below, in accordance with the Washington State Office of the Chief Information Office Policy 112.

Vision

An innovative technology enterprise enabling a safe, sustainable, and integrated multimodal transportation system for Washington travelers.

Mission 

We provide secure, reliable, and cost-effective technology solutions that enable transportation options to improve communities and economic vitality for people and businesses.

IT strategic focus areas

Continuous modernization

Agency goal alignment:  Practical Solutions

  • Modernize and lifecycle manage hardware, software, data and application services.  
  • Establish a premier technology brokered services program.
  • Manage Assets.
  • Migrate to cloud solutions.

Cybersecurity & data privacy

Agency goal alignment:  Practical Solutions

  • Enable a posture that increases security and reduces risk.
  • Respond to and recover from cyber incidents.
  • Promote IT resilience.
  • Advance security culture.

Leadership

Agency goal alignment:  Workforce Development

  • Develop and inspire an innovative, customer service-focused technology team ready to support current and future needs.

Governance

​Agency goal alignment:  Inclusion

  • Establish and administer an Enterprise Technology Board (ETB) for oversight of IT, OT and Design-Build systems.
  • Develop and implement policies and strategies for business-driven solutions.

Project management

Agency goal alignment:  Inclusion & Practical Solutions

  • Establish and administer an Enterprise Technology Project Management Office.
  • Facilitate value-added, cost-effective solutions to meet ongoing business needs.

Zero emission electric vehicle registrations in Washington

increased 192% between 2017 and 2021.

45 projects to improve freight rail structures and freight movement

were underway as of December 31, 2021.

Washington state leveraged $100,000 to secure $27 million

in funding for airport investments in Fiscal Year 2022.