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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.11

Workplace Governance
Workplace Governance Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Workplace Governance Compliance Suite Enterprise is an upgrade from Compliance Suite Pro and combines Gimmal`s DoD 5015.2 Certified Records Center. Global Request Managert (GRM) extends Compliance Suite beyond SharePoint and provides enterprise records management across other repositories including File Shares, SharePoint Online and 3rd party repositories including FileNet, Document and Box. GRM utilizes connectors that `crawl` specific repositories to provide real time information to Records Managers of all repositories managed by GRM through a centralized Dashboard. All records are managed `in place` providing true decentralized or federated records management. GRM doesn`t move or transfer records from their native repositories. GRM only stores information about the records by managed and applies policy to the records as defined by VA Records Management. Records required to be in a centralized location to meet compliance or archival requirements can be transferred to the Gimmal DoD 5015.2 Certified Records Center.

The technology can be deployed on-premise or in the cloud. This assessment is for the on-premise deployment only. Both versions are covered in this assessment.

The TRM decisions in this entry only apply to technologies and versions owned, operated, managed, patched, and version-controlled by VA. This includes technologies deployed as software installations on VMs within VA-controlled cloud environments (e.g. VA Enterprise Cloud (VAEC)). Cloud services provided by the VAEC, which are listed in the VAEC Service Catalog, and those controlled and managed by an external Cloud Service Provider (i.e. SaaS) are not in the purview of the TRM. For more information on the use of cloud services and cloud-based products within VA, including VA private clouds, please see the Enterprise Cloud Solutions Office (ECSO) Portal at:
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.5
Decision Date: 05/27/2020
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Gimmal
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (05/27/2020).