TRENDS: Cloud Computing and Business Intelligence: 7 Trends for 2018. Read a detailed portrait of the cloud-based business intelligence market, from the expert who coined the term ‘business intelligence’. Read more
CYBERSECURITY: Searching The Dark Web For Business Intelligence. For many, Google Search defines the known boundaries of the internet. To some degree that’s true, with a majority of the commercial web activity occurring on easily searchable common domains. But there are other levels to the internet. Beyond the roughly five percent of the sites that are commercially searchable today, there’s also what’s called the “deep web.” This comprises the majority of the remaining internet, a vast region containing unstructured data from sensors and devices, temporary pages, or pages hidden behind password protection. Think of your public library. Or your workplace. Read more
LOCAL GOVERNMENT: Accessing ‘Pot of Gold’ in Business Intelligence Starts with Collaboration, CIOs Say. After years of refining the North Carolina Government Data Analytics Center, the state’s CIO shared with a NASCIO conference audience the importance of communication and getting the business to focus. Read more
CLOUD: The State of Cloud Business Intelligence 2018: Why Usage Continues to Soar. Cloud BI adoption is soaring in 2018, nearly doubling 2016 adoption levels. Over 90% of sales and marketing teams say that cloud BI is essential for getting their work done in 2018, leading all categories in the survey. 66% of organizations that consider themselves completely successful with business intelligence (BI) initiatives currently use the cloud. Read more insights from the Dresner Advisory Services 2018 Cloud Computing and Business Intelligence Market Study. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems April 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-april-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.