SEARCH ACQUISITION: Twitter Kills Off Third-Party App Features. Twitter has restricted access to APIs, which effectively kills off certain key features in popular third-party apps. Most notably, third-party apps have lost the ability to deliver push notifications and refresh the timeline automatically. Read more
BIG DATA AND AI: Eight Ways Big Data And AI Are Changing The Business World. By the end of 2018, it is predicted that 70% of enterprises (paywall) will implement artificial intelligence (AI). This is up from 40% in 2016 and 51% in 2017. There’s one thing that these statistics make crystal clear — big data and AI are here to stay. Read more
HEALTHCARE: How AI, Blockchain Combine to Fuel Healthcare Big Data Analytics. Artificial intelligence and blockchain have quickly become the tools of choice for developers, providers, and payers looking to bulk up their health IT infrastructure with innovative, effective data management capabilities. Read more
FYI: Big Data Pros and Cons. These days every enterprise makes use of big data. Big data analytics offers a veritable gold mine of potential benefits, but it also poses significant challenges that could offset any potential gains. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems September 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-september-2018.
IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.
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.