ADS Chapter 542

Planning and Budgeting for Information Technology (IT) Resources

Functional Series 500: Management Services

Partial Revision Date: 06/30/2014
Responsible Office: M/CIO
File Name: 542_063014


This chapter provides the overall framework and primary responsibilities for the planning and budgeting of USAID’s centrally funded information management and information technology (IT) resources. These IT resources include steady state (ongoing IT services); new projects (see ADS 577, Information Technology Capital Planning and Investment Control for specific policy directives and required procedures for the review and budgeting of new IT projects); and technical implementation of program-related IT that attaches to the Agency’s network (see ADS 546, Acquisition of Federal Information Technology (IT) Resources for specific policy directives and required procedures related to the purchase of network connectivity-related IT).