Author Archives: Tim Sussman

Secure Innovation Management for US Government-Wide Mandates

Secure Innovation Management

In 2011 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a government-wide cloud security memo and guidance policy known as the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). For the first time, government entities were provided a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. Today, as part of … Continued

Three Ways Federal Agencies Can do More with Less

Government Agencies Can Do More With Less

The Trump Administration is ready to reduce waste, cut costs, and innovate in government. But are Federal agencies? President Trump has called for a new White House Office of American Innovation (OAI) to bring together the best ideas from Government and the private sector in order to transform processes and spur innovation. Meanwhile, Office of Management … Continued

The Future of Community-Policing: How crowdsourcing can mutually benefit law enforcement and citizens

community policing

As reminders of the escalating tension and broken trust between police departments and the communities they serve grow more and more frequent, law enforcement agencies are equally stepping up their efforts to improve community relations. From cities trying to recruit more minority officers to President Obama’s Executive Order that established a Task Force on 21st … Continued