Cloud Computing and 508 ComplianceFEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT

GOVERNMENT WEBSITES: Federal Web Traffic Data Goes Public in a Big Way. Until a few weeks ago, the general public was not privy to data showing how many people visit government websites, which websites they visit and whether they’re using a desktop or smartphone, or an Android or Windows operating system. If you’re wondering, 1.4 billion people visited government websites within the past 90 days, and most were looking for information on taxes, weather and federal jobs. Read more

NASA: 3 Ways Cities and Counties are Using Video Footage. Fort Collins Police Services boasts so many video cameras that the Colorado department appears to be on an episode of COPS. But instead of appearing on TV, the city is using video from those cameras to enhance public safety, boost accountability and record important evidence. Read more


ANALYSIS: Digital Marketing And Death Of A B2B Salesman. Some historians might look back at these times as the start of the death throes of the B2B salesman. It’s a time when data-loving buyers shook generations-old, touchy-feely relationships with salespeople to research, choose and purchase products over the Web. Read more

WHITEPAPER: Be a C-Suite Hero With These 5 Key Virtual & Physical Data Protection Takeaways. Redefine your business goals and drivers for data protection, and think like a CIO when you apply the five key takeaways in this eBook. Discover alternative approaches to protect your hybrid, virtual and physical environments, and embrace new solutions to secure your data assets. Read more

STUDY: One-Third Of Top Websites Vulnerable Or Hacked. According to a new report from Menlo Security, one out of three of the top million websites are either vulnerable to hacking or already hacked. For example, attackers used the website last month for a quick watering hole attack. Read more

EXECUTIVES: Growing Into An IT Project Management Job. Steven Lefkowitz owes his job as an IT project manager at Partners HealthCare to his 75-pound golden retriever. In 2013 he struck up a conversation with the woman who was going to care for the dog while Lefkowitz and his wife were on vacation. Read more


INTERNET OF THINGS: Embedded Database Technology Will Enable The IoT. The world of information is growing fast, doubling every two years according to an IDC (Intelligent Data Corp) 2012 study. By 2020, it will reach 40 trillion gigabytes. Where is all this data coming from? Read more

DB RELATIONSHIPS: The Hype Around Graph Databases And Why It Matters. Organizations are struggling with a fundamental challenge – there’s far more data than they can handle. Sure, there’s a shared vision to analyze structured and unstructured data in support of better decision making but is this a reality for most companies? Read more


APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is dedicated to Application Development and Systems Integration for Federal Civilian Agencies, Document Management Systems that help in the preparation, scanning, indexing, categorizing and quality control of millions of pages of paper documents to electronic format and the Automation of Workflow Processes. Call us at 703-502-3416.


ATTN: Federal & State CTOs CIOs CISOs: Daily Tech Update – May 19, 2015

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