Rick Bosworth
BMC SecOps Policy Service Scales Security and Regulatory Compliance for Complex Cloud Environments
BY Rick BosworthRick Bosworth

As cloud application development teams release software under mounting pressure to improve speed, differentiation, and agility, ensuring security and regulatory compliance can become an after-thought. Moreover, maintaining said compliance across complex cloud environments using a broad array of services from the likes of AWS can present very real, very high-stakes challenges. BMC can help. BMC SecOps Policy Service embeds compliance and security testing with automated remediation into service delivery and cloud operations by providing continuous verification, analytics, and governance. By integrating continuous security monitoring throughout the software development life cycle, Dev teams can continue to innovate quickly - confident that they are not introducing security risks. With … [Read More]

Why AIOps Needs Big Data and What That Means for You
BY Seth PaskinSeth Paskin

In our previous blog post explaining what “Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations” (AIOps) is, we presented the following graphic: In this blog post, we’ll go deeper into the Big Data layer, explain why it is essential for AIOps, provide a brief … [Read More...]

How Railinc is helping to build a smarter rail network leveraging automation and big data
BY Robert ReddRobert Redd

Established in 1999 to provide IT services for the Association of American Railroads (AAR), Railinc is the railroad industry's most innovative and reliable resource for IT and information services. Today, as a wholly owned subsidiary of the AAR, Railinc … [Read More...]

What is a Neural Network? Introduction to Neural Networks Part I
BY Walker RoweWalker Rowe

We want to explore machine learning on a deeper level by discussing neural networks. We will do that by explaining how you can use Tensor Flow to recognize handwriting. But to do that we first must understand what are neural networks. We begin our … [Read More...]

Making the London Transport System Fit for the Future
BY Andy PuseyAndy Pusey

Every day, millions of people make more than 31 million journeys on London’s transport network. Transport for London (TfL) is responsible for running the network’s day-to-day operations—managing the Underground, buses, above-ground trains, taxis, trams, boats, … [Read More...]

Keep Machine Learning Teams Focused on Data Science, Not Data Processing
BY Basil FaruquiBasil Faruqui

Machine learning capabilities, use cases, and enterprise demand are exploding. The talent base to fulfill this demand is not. Talent shortages are a real barrier to machine learning initiatives. Organizations need to create an environment where their machine … [Read More...]

Three Reasons Why Analytics Help Eliminate False Alarms
BY Bronna ShapiroBronna Shapiro

Having to respond to false alarms can be very frustrating for mainframe IT. Your staff may not have the time or the expertise to set new thresholds when they’re needed. The thresholds that have previously been set up – perhaps many years ago — may be outdated … [Read More...]

Top 12 Digital Transformation Books for 2018 and Beyond
BY Stephen WattsStephen Watts

In a multi-generational workforce, CIOs face a number of challenges when it comes to the concept of digital transformation or DX. And there is often immense pressure to launch big digital changes to gain a competitive advantage, for example, creating a roadmap … [Read More...]

Top 6 Traits Employers are Looking for in IT Staff
BY Joe RoushJoe Roush

As a leader in technology I am constantly asked "how do you make the right hires?" While every organization is different, and leaders have their own preferences, I find that the following traits have are more common than not in top performers. Effective … [Read More...]

Shedding Light on the Mainframe Skills Gap
BY Bill MillerBill Miller

Mainframe managers are worried – they are staring at a significant skills shortfall that will hit them in the next few years if it isn’t already presenting problems. The experienced technical personnel who manage and maintain the Mainframe and keep our … [Read More...]

DevOps Takes Center Stage at Velocity New York 2017
BY Gabe GellerGabe Geller

Three weeks ago, I had the opportunity to join over 1,000 web ops and system engineering pros at O’Reilly’s 2017 Velocity conference and expo in New York City to spend four days hearing from visionaries in DevOps and Distributed Systems Engineering. The … [Read More...]