GSA: Moves Grant Site. With an eye toward IT modernization, GSA plans to decommission a federal grant assistance site at the end of May and put it on an agency website that aggregates legacy sites. Read more
DATA: Smart Columbus Unveils System Geared Toward Addressing Transportation Needs. The newly released operating system gives app developers access to a host of transportation-specific data from sources across the city. Read more
FUTURE TECH: Top 5 Open Source Operating Systems for IoT Devices. This is safe to say that Internet of Things(IoT) is the next big thing in the tech industry. Already applications are rolling into various business practices, organizations, social innovations, and personal inventions. By 2017, there are 8.4 billion connected things in the world and it is estimated that by 2020 it will twice increase to reach over 20.4 billion as per the firm Gartner. Read more
MICROSOFT: Announces a Linux Operating System for the First Time Ever. Since its inception, Microsoft has focused on Windows in attempt to cram it into every conceivable form factor. That’s worked pretty well for computers, but not so much for phones. Now, Microsoft is trying its hand at the “Internet of Things,” or IoT. However, it’s giving up on making small, low-power devices run Windows. Instead, Microsoft’s Azure Sphere platform is based on Linux. That’s a first for Redmond. 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.
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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.