Max Pool

Max is seasoned technologist, internet marketer, and leader with over 17 years of experience using Microsoft technologies, a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), and a MS in Computer Science. He has a knack for finding the pieces of an organization that cause people pain (i.e. poor margins, bad processes, or lost revenue opportunities) and turn it around with a unique blend of software and social engineering tactics.

Recent Articles by Max

Permission Assist 4.6 Released – Excel Exports Everywhere

We’ve been working hard to add features and enhancements that will help you continue shrinking your permission reviews. Here are a few highlights in the Permission Assist 4.6 release… Excel Exports If you’ve ever wanted to export all identities, applications, privileges, conflicts, or even the current summary of a review (including all counts of pending, approved,…

Permission Assist 4.5 Released – Review Enhancements

As we march towards version 5.0, we’ve continued to make serious investments in architecture and testing; ensuring the future releases on our road map are going to be great! With our significant release of Permission Assist 4.5, we continue delivering the promise of shrinking your permission reviews.  Here are a few of the new features: Optional…

Permission Assist – Bank Integrations for Summer 2018

It’s a pleasure of ours to continue building the highest priority integrations our clients need.  We know they are helping you save tons of time and helping to avoid errors in reporting.  We’ve got a lot of changes coming for even more helpful plugin configuration, but until then here are the latest built specifically for…

Permission Assist 4.4 Released – Risk Ratings

Permission Assist™ 4.4 is finally here with a much requested new way to rank your application privilege reviews with some enhancements to our permission risk ratings and tracking. Permission Risk Ratings You can now track and report your high risk user privileges through our new risk ratings feature.  By applying a criticality rank to your applications…

Salesforce is here!

It has been a long awaited integration, but the Salesforce plugin is finally here! Doing this integration had a lot of challenges – one of which forced us to evolve our plugins to allow custom configurations.  However, we persevered for all the clients that have been asking for this very important integration as we continue to strive…

Permission Assist 4.3 Released – Enhanced Core Functionality

Permission Assist version 4.3 is locked in stone with this release. You’ll be able to get your bank through identity access reviews easier with these new enhancements to our core functionality. Selective Application Reviews Review builders can now easily create reviews that only have a selected subset of applications. This allows the security team to have a…

Cold Winter – Hot Integrations

The winter in Fargo has been bitter this year. Bad news for us, good news for you. Because we’ve had to stay indoors to survive, we’ve had just that more time to build new application integrations!  As you can see, we are starting to see more B2B integrations which is great because it just isn’t your…

Permission Assist 4.2 Released – Taskboard UX Updates

Getting your entire organization through employee access reviews just got easier with the release of Permission Assist 4.2, featuring Taskboard UX Updates! Financial institutions love how quick they can compile review data. But, even with efficient data, they still needed help getting their supervisors through the review process.  Distilling the feedback, we made some small (but…

Permission Assist Application Integrations Galore!

The freedom dynamic plugins in Version 4.1 of Permission Assist has not just helped our customers, but also our development staff to create new application privilege readers outside of feature version releases. As a result, we can create new application integrations even faster.  Here are the latest built specifically for the financial industry: Fiserv – Aperio…

Permission Assist 4.1 Released -Dynamic Plugins

Permission Assist Version 4.1 was an abnormally fast release for us. A number of customers had some very urgent needs surrounding upcoming reviews.  Aside from our dedication to an awesome customer experience (sorry, had to toot our own horn there), we agreed that it was time to enhance our architecture to be more flexible. Within…

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