“The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has cleared AchieveIt Online’s integrated plan management and execution software for use by the Department of Veterans Affairs.”
“FedRAMP granted the cloud-based software an agency authority to operate designation, meaning it is fully authorized for use across VA, AchieveIt said Thursday…”
“With the agency ATO, AchieveIt inches closer to receiving a government-wide FedRAMP authorization.”
Pursuing an agency authorization from FedRAMP requires companies to first go through a preparation phase, which consists of the readiness assessment and pre-authorization stages.”
“The readiness assessment step is optional but highly recommended by FedRAMP. Here, a cloud service provider may elect to pursue the FedRAMP Ready designation.”
“During the pre-authorization step, CSPs establish a partnership with an agency by complying with the requirements outlined in the FedRAMP Marketplace: Designations for Cloud Service Providers document…” Read the full press release here.
Source: FedRAMP Authorizes Full Use Of AchieveIt’s Planning And Execution Software Across VA – By Adrian Rosenberg, February 19, 2021. Potomac Officers Club.