MOBILE APPS AND DEVELOPMENT
ENTERPRISE APPS: 7 Mobile App Development Best Practices. The enterprise mobile app developer is under constant pressure. There is a growing backlog of mobile apps to build and expectations to deliver faster than ever. Technology and tools are evolving rapidly and making it difficult to even get started, let alone deliver fast. Read more
DIGITAL ADS: Amazon Unveils Advertising Platform for Mobile-App Developers. Amazon.com Inc. unveiled a new advertising platform for mobile-applications developers, a push by the largest Web retailer to grab a bigger piece of the smartphone advertising market dominated by Google Inc. and Facebook Inc.
STARBUCKS VERDICT: Mobile App Not Hacked, Get a Stronger Password. According to a report from blogger Bob Sullivan, some Starbucks app-using customers have found that nefarious folk have found a way to break into their online accounts. Once inside, they add new gift cards and transfer funds from a person’s bank, taking advantage of Starbucks’ auto-reloading feature to basically siphon hundreds of dollars from a person. Read more
WATCHDOG SAYS: Metadata Is The Missing Ingredient In Agencies’ Move To Electronic Record Keeping. Faced with virtual mountains of emails, social media missives and other electronic records, federal agencies over the past few years have faced tight deadlines for modernizing their record-keeping process. Read more
U.S. HEALTHCARE: Electronic Record Errors Growing Issue In Lawsuits. Medical errors that can be traced to the automation of the U.S. health care system are increasingly an issue in medical malpractice lawsuits. Some of the doctors, attorneys and health IT experts involved in the litigation fear that safety and data integrity problems could undercut the benefits of electronic health records unless HHS and Congress address them aggressively. Read more
CAREER GUIDANCE: Five Tech Skills That Will Help Your Career (No Matter What You Do). Almost every single job out there involves being online in some capacity. That means that, at some point in your career—this year or 30 years from now—you’ll likely have to access the back end of a company site, a blog or an email marketing service. Read more
SURVEY RESULTS: Managing Talent Costs with Talent Analytics Technology. The finance function could be missing an opportunity to use talent analytics technology to gain a stronger understanding of talent costs and needs, which is critical to planning and forecasting, according to findings from Deloitte’s third annual Global Human Capital Trends 2015: Leading in the New World of Work report. Read more
AWS EDUCATE: Training The Next Generation Cloud Workforce. even though plenty of schools are migrating to mobile devices and cloud technologies, it’s imperative to ensure the workforce of tomorrow is prepared to utilise the technologies they’ll be facing. That’s what Amazon Web Services (AWS) is affirming. 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.