SURVEY: Companies Want Mobile Apps Without Spending Much on Development. The enterprises engaged in the communications space are increasingly recognizing the perks having a sophisticated mobile app platform, with 42 percent of companies expanding their spending on mobile app development, by an average of 31 per cent in 2016. However, the companies are averse to spending much on it, as a recent survey by Gartner revealed that the average proportion of the overall application development budget allocated to mobile is only 10 per cent, which is actually a 2 percent decline from last year. Read the rest

IBM: Revamps MobileFirst Development Platform for the Cloud. IBM further strengthened the ties between its enterprise mobile app development platform and the cloud with MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, an enterprise middleware that provides cloud-based Mobile Back-end-as-a-Service (MBaaS) for enterprise mobile apps, along with many other associated products and services to round out the development/deployment lifecycle. Find out more

AMAZON: AWS Mobile App Development Tools Target Device Lifecycle. AWS is a major player in mobile app development with a variety of end-to-end tools. But it’s not the only option, as Google and other MBaaS providers seek their market share. Read more

FILEMAKER 15: How to Make Mobile Apps with FileMaker 15. The business world is full of inventories, catalogs and other lists that sit in spreadsheets or databases that would be more useful if you could take them out of the office. With FileMaker Go and FileMaker WebDirect, you can. Read the rest


NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems June 2016

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.


Mobile Applications – Daily Tech Update – July 20, 2016

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