FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: Trump Finally Begins to Fill Out Important Government Management Leadership Roles. The long-wait is over. The Trump administration has revealed the names of the four people who could, possibly, maybe hold key federal management positions. It was like someone poured an entire bottle of Drano to move the clog that has backed up White House personnel. Read more
PRODUCTIVITY: Here Are PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi’s Secrets For Managing Her Hectic Life. In a Fortune Magazine interview, Indra Nooyi revealed that every day she makes a to-do list of 50 to 60 items, down to very small things. Her list is two columns—one side the personal, the other the professional – that both live on a single page. Tasks that aren’t completed get carried over to the next day, although she tries to keep that down to two to three items. Read more.
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: 10 Tips for Change Management Success. Change management is the discipline of leading individuals, teams and entire organizations through organizational change via a combination of behavioral and social sciences, information technology and business solutions. Here are 10 steps to success when transforming your company. Find out more
CLOUD: Multi-Cloud Management: 6 Expert Tips. Using multiple cloud providers? Here’s how to keep your environment running without a hitch. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems August 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.