AFERM Board Expresses Concern About Growing Mischaracterization of Enterprise Risk Management in the Federal Government

In a statement released today, the Association for Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) draws attention to and provides clarification regarding a growing area of confusion in the realm of government enterprise risk management (ERM). In the statement, AFERM notes some of the distinctions between ERM and Risk Management and highlights the negative effect of conflating the two. (more…)

Summary of June 2020 ERM Workshop: Leveraging ERM to Drive Organizational Value

On June 12, 2020, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) and the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) held the fourth annual Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Workshop with government professionals. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 workshop was a live virtual event for the first time. This workshop provided an opportunity for more (more…)

AFERM Announces 2021 Board of Directors

AFERM announced its Board of Directors for 2021. Board duties take effect October 31, 2020. AFERM recently held its 13th annual Federal Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Summit on September 10, 2020, during which AFERM virtually gathered over 375 Federal ERM professionals from both the public and private sectors—the largest ERM forum of its kind anywhere in the U.S.

Federal Enterprise Risk Management 2020 Survey Results

For the sixth consecutive year, the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM) and Guidehouse have collaborated to survey Federal government leaders and staff for their insights into the current state of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in their organizations. ERM continues to exhibit performance levels that are still reflective of an emerging capability, although incremental (more…)