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Pyramid Systems Recertifies as an ISO 20000-1 and ISO 27001 Company

Fairfax, VA – September 10, 2019 – Pyramid Systems is proud to announce the successful recertification of our International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 20000-1 and ISO 27001 accreditations. Together with our ISO 9001 and Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)-Dev ML3 models, these well-known standards ensure the highest of quality service delivery and innovative solutions to our…

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Securely Transferring PII Data in the Cloud

BUSINESS NEED Our client conducts hundreds of audits each month to ensure the soundness of the country’s financial system, and ultimately the safety of our economy. The agency needed a solution to support the secure transfer of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and other sensitive financial data between its auditors and other stakeholder organizations during their…

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Sherry Hwang Honored with 2019 Women Who Mean Business Award by Washington Business Journal

Fairfax, VA – August 27, 2019 – The Washington Business Journal has honored Pyramid Systems’ President and Co-founder, Sherry Hwang, with its 2019 “Women Who Mean Business Award.” Since 1999, the annual “Women Who Mean Business Awards” have recognized local women for entrepreneurship, professionalism, civic engagement, and community leadership. With more than 300 nominations, 25 women were…

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Top Encryption Strategies for Securing Your Sensitive Information in the Cloud

By: Mike Shields There are two types of applications: those that have moved to the cloud and those that have yet to move to the cloud. Bold claim? We don’t think so. The US Government created and began implementing the Cloud First policy in 2010, and software as a service, which has deep roots in…

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Upgrade Your DME and O&M to DevSecOps

We are at a tipping point: Aging infrastructure, systems and processes pose an existential risk for federal agencies in executing their mission. This white paper lays out the milestones to reach for new and early adopters of DevSecOps.

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Transforming a Data Analytics Hub for More Meaningful Data

BUSINESS NEED - Data analysts at a large federal government agency needed to use a legacy application to conduct financial analyses and access financial data analytics in the form of canned Statistical Analysis System (SAS) reports. These canned reports (prebuilt with a fixed set of topics) were convenient when they satisfied users’ analytical needs but…

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Tips for Making Your Technology Contracts More Agile

By: Chuck Harris Introduction While serving in multiple roles in both the government and private sector, I developed a deep level of empathy and respect for contract and program management professionals. These experts consistently meet mission priorities while ensuring legal reliability, which is a delicate and difficult balance to strike. Anyone who has walked in…

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Delivering a Mission-Critical Application Using Cutting-Edge Technology, Agile, and DevOps

BUSINESS NEED – Our client used a decade-old system to perform thousands of audits to ensure the reliability and health of the country’s economy using a legacy tool. Consequently, audits often took months or up to a year. The legacy tool was struggling to keep pace with the increasing volume of audits. The agency wanted…

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Meeting Messenger Bot: RPA Demo

In an effort to demonstrate the power of Augmented Intelligence powered by ChatBots and Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Pyramid Labs designed and built a Meeting Messenger Bot, capable of executing certain voice commands, transcribe meetings, extract minutes and deduce sentiments. Leveraging Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services and UiPath, we implemented the ability to identify individual speakers,…

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Transforming Manual Processes into Automated Web Applications in the Cloud

BUSINESS NEED – One of our client’s missions is to ensure the health of our economy. Their public-facing website (.gov) provides critical information to stakeholders about institution trends, statistics, and regulations. The majority of the agency’s website was hosted on Cloud.gov, a General Service Administration (GSA) Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud solution using Amazon…

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