NGA: Wants to Swap Years of Government Data for Industry Know-How. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is in talks with Capitol Hill to find legal ways to achieve a unique barter agreement between the government and industry: swapping potentially years’ worth of data locked in the agency’s archives for expertise and new computational techniques from the private sector. Read more
E-COMMERCE: IT Convergence Trend Alters Approach to Federal Market. Federal agencies have begun using an emerging information technology tool to manage the huge amount of data the United States government generates and stores. Federal IT managers recently have embraced the concept of convergence, which has been gaining traction in the private sector. Agencies also have indicated that the approach may be useful for other federal IT applications. Read the rest
NEWS: In the Next Wave Of Innovation, Big Data Is Your Competitive Advantage. Data is becoming a valuable commodity, like oil in the 20th century. Here’s how companies should be using it. Find out more
HOW: Big Data and Digital Transformation – How One Enables the Other. Drowning in data is not the same as big data. Here’s the true definition of big data and a powerful example of how it’s being used to power digital transformation. Find out more about the study results
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BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.