Description of Government of Canada IT Priorities Graphic

Government of Canada IT priorities inform Enterprise IT priorities and departmental IT priorities.

The Enterprise IT priorities are addressed by the GC IT Strategic Plan 2016-2020.

This includes a focus on:

  • Service IT, including service management and modernization; cloud computing;
  • information sharing;
  • Secure IT, including defence in depth; trusted IT; awareness and understanding;
  • Manage IT, including governance; practices; innovation; sustainability; and
  • Work IT, including IT workforce; modern workplace; digital collaboration tools.

This provides a whole-of-government direction for IT Services that, coupled with the Cloud Adoption Strategy and departmental IT priorities sets a framework for departmental IT plans and the Shared Services Canada Transformation Plan.