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Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) will become institutionalized in the federal government through the revised OMB Circular A-123 (scheduled to become effective in Fiscal 2016). To comply, as well as to reap the benefits of integrated ERM, agencies must view risk holistically and at an enterprise level. ERM is no longer just the concern of the CFO but of the entire management team. This Insight Brief clarifies what true ERM is and what agencies must do to prepare for the new OMB Circular A-123 and truly reap ERM benefits.Read More
Threats to our personal security and privacy, organizational assets, the security and safety of nations, and our world's economy increase in speed and severity. Those who prepare for these threats have a better chance to overcome them. These threats can bury those who don't prepare. We need to adopt better security measures throughout our personal and professional lives. Personal security and privacy, cybersecurity, physical security, risk management, human resources functions, and emergency response present challenges on all levels. Each intertwines with the other. We treat them separately, because they may have their own language, personnel, and resources, and seem to operate in a world of their own. Some may choose to ignore these challenges. Measures that can prevent and mitigate risks may co-exist with business operations and support functions, yet not integrate with them. Adopting the business-driven approach of Enterprise Architecture provides a framework and set of tools to increase security on all levels, from personal, organizational, national, to international.Read More
CPIC as your Sherpa: Climbing the IT Service Management MountainRead More