MANAGEMENT: How 3 Factors Will Drive Your Approach to Business Intelligence. Findings from a recent study by Gartner showed that the number of organizations embracing business intelligence (BI) platforms continues to grow, but more focus is being placed on business-led, agile analytics and self-service features rather than IT-led system-of-record reporting. Read more
SALES: KickFire’s Business Intelligence Gets Connected to Google Analytics. KickFire, a provider of IP address intelligence and company identification technology, has announced the release of its business intelligence connection into Google Analytics®. B2B marketers utilizing Google Analytics can identify the actual companies visiting their website from organic search or digital marketing efforts, including AdWords campaigns. Read the rest
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: Lawmakers Rethink Federal Use of Kaspersky Lab Products. Congressional lawmakers and federal agencies are reevaluating the federal government’s relationship with Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab over concerns about the company’s ties with Russian intelligence services. Find out more
ENTERPRISE APPS: Microsoft PowerApps Gains Power BI Tile for In-App Insights. Users can now add Power BI visualizations to the web and mobile business applications they create in Microsoft PowerApps. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems July 2017 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-june-2017.
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.