Trish Rimo, who leads RH Strategic’s cybersecurity practice, has a storied career at the intersection of public relations, government affairs and cybersecurity. We recently chatted with Trish, who has represented clients like McAfee, Intel and SAIC, to assess what is top of mind among policymakers in Washington DC. What are lawmakers in DC most concerned…

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We were recently in the Windy City, staffing our public safety software client, SunGard Public Sector, at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference at McCormick Place West. SunGard, which sells records management system (RMS), computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and a variety of other software solutions to public safety agencies across the country, was…

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Product announcements are no doubt an exciting time for a company, its stakeholders, partners and PR team. We recently completed a project for Swan Island Networks and its announcement of TIES for Microsoft CityNext – a partnership built to help local and regional governments “tie” together a wide spectrum of existing information, from both public…

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Thought leadership has become a big part of organizations’ communications mix, even for companies like our clients who are selling solutions to government agencies and other businesses, especially here in DC. The idea behind thought leadership is to take the focus away from products and direct it towards the underlying issues that our clients’ solutions…

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As PR professionals in DC, it’s our job to monitor the federal marketplace for trends that inform our clients’ communications and marketing strategies. One theme we’ve heard a lot about lately is that in this era of flat or declining government budgets, it’s become almost cliché to talk of agencies “doing more with less.”  How…

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