The IJIS Institute is happy to announce the appointment of Tom Carlson, owner of Tom Carlson Consulting, as chair of the IJIS Institute Technical Advisory Committee (I-TAC).
The IJIS Institute's IJIS Technical Advisory Committee (I-TAC) develops policies, programs, and training or educational materials in support of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) that can be adopted or disseminated by industry as a whole. The I-TAC reviews significant issues under consideration to develop and document industry recommendations and positions by various national committees. As the steering committee for the IJIS Institute National Information Sharing Standards (NISS) Help Desk, the I-TAC provides guidance, review, and issue resolution for the IJIS Institute staff.
Carlson is the owner and principal of Tom Carlson Consulting LLC, a small consulting firm specializing in projects related to the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM), including training delivery and development, tool development, information exchange development, and conversions/conversion assessments.
IJIS Institute Board of Directors Chairman George Cruser, who appointed Carlson to lead I-TAC, added, “Tom’s expertise in information sharing standards and his long-time affiliation with the committee made him the natural selection to lead the committee and continue the good work in support of Global information sharing products and the NISS Help Desk.”