Keith Trippie

  • Agencies using cloud to de-clutter IT systems

    The Homeland Security Department and NASA moving to the cloud to support mission needs and reduce the cost and effort to support back-office systems. Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel said he is focusing on four areas of cloud: agencies, procurement, international and cybersecurity.

  • FedRAMP begins review process of vendors’ cybersecurity in the cloud

    The program launches initial operating capability today. GSA expects the first set of provisionally approved cloud service providers to be ready in December. In the meantime, agencies are holding vendors accountable for coming very close to FedRAMP standards.

  • OMB reworking financial system requirements to focus on outcomes, not inputs

    The administration is expected to release a new directive in the coming weeks to update Circular A-127, which defines how agencies operate their financial systems. The new guidance is expected to open the market up to vendors and make it easier for agencies to transition to shared service providers.

  • DHS unleashing data analysts to improve investments

    Acting Deputy Secretary Rafael Borras said the goal of the new Management Cube is to merge back-office data into one platform. Data analysts will then find trends and discover opportunities to improve mission investments. The Homeland Security Department will launch the initiative in January.

  • Silicon Valley on the Potomac

    Keith Trippie, a former DHS IT executive, offers a unique approach to funding technology programs that borrows partly from the intelligence community and partly the start-up culture on the West coast.

  • Keith Trippie, Chief Executive Officer, The Trippie Group

    Uncle Sam a venture capitalist? Imagine a board room with honchos from government, finance and Silicon Valley. A board of directors for the federal government, solving its toughest challenges with the latest concepts and cutting edge technology. Keith Trippie is CEO of the Trippie Group and a former Homeland Security executive. He says if the government follows a Silicon Valley venture capital model the taxpayer would win. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to explain why.

  • Information to strategy: The future transformation of CIOs

    Enough with all the talk about whether or not federal CIOs have enough authority, Keith Trippie said. The real conversation is how CIOs and their organization need to morph over the next decade.

  • Keith Trippie, Former Director of Enterprise System Development , DHS

    Bob Brese steps down Friday as the chief information officer of the Energy Department. He leaves right before the agency starts a technology consolidation program he helped plan for the last two years. Keith Trippie, chief executive officer of the Trippie Group and former executive director of the Enterprise System Development Office at the Homeland Security Department, has predictions for how the roles of future CIOs will change over the next few years. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose why the job can change so quickly. Read Keith’s related column.

  • An acquisition wish list for Santa

    Keith Trippie, a former Senior Executive Service member executive director for the Enterprise System Development Office at DHS, pens an acquisition wish list for Santa.

  • Federal News Countdown: VA chief defends discipline record, Change world tour launches

    Jeff Neal, senior vice president at ICF International, and Keith Trippie, chief executive officer of the Trippie Group, count down the week’s top stories with Francis Rose.