Information Technology

Ford’s IT team delivers a wide range of technical solutions to power our business, from large enterprise data centers, to mobile apps on handheld devices and the networks in between. We apply industry best practices and an innovation mindset to meet the needs of today while envisioning Ford’s world of tomorrow.

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What We Do

  • IT Operations (ITO)

    Manages Ford’s IT applications and infrastructure that run the global automotive business, including more than 440 sites worldwide. ITO connects employees, suppliers, dealers and joint ventures; supports end users through the global service desk and deskside support; and delivers the company’s employee productivity and digital collaboration tools, including desktops, mobility devices and videoconferencing.

  • IT Application Development (AD)

    Acts as the global source of information technology solution definition and delivery for Ford Motor Company. The AD team delivers technology to efficiently and effectively drive Ford’s global operations from the design center, to the plant floor, to the showroom. In this way, AD achieves its goal of creating value, delivering solutions and innovating at Ford.

  • Enterprise and Emerging (EEIT)

    Is focused on emerging-mode projects and services that require experimentation and rapid iteration. These include Connected Vehicle, Connected Consumer (including FordPass), Autonomous Vehicle, Mobility Solutions, Data Analytics, Smart Mobility Experiments and IT Research & Innovation.

  • Business IT (BIT)

    Partners with Ford skill teams and business units around the world, including Product Development, Manufacturing and Marketing, Sales & Service. Together we shape strategies for applying technology to deliver business results. With the portfolio management process the Business IT teams also help drive innovation and shape the future.

  • The Office of the CIO (OCIO)

    Works to increase Ford’s IT capacity, strengthen strategy and generally optimize the IT organization’s performance and contributions to the business. The OCIO also explores emerging technologies and enhances capabilities in areas such as connected vehicles, enterprise integration, analytics and information management.