Bhupinder Mahi – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:06:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Bhupinder Mahi – BMC Blogs 32 32 What’s in a Cloud Strategy? Cloud Strategy Elements for Success Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:17 +0000 A Common Scenario Recently, I was invited to attend a customer’s futures’ strategy workshop. The agenda was wide ranging, encompassing customer experience, business innovation, the role of IT in supporting the business divisions and their initiatives, to how they should be exploiting the opportunities that cloud was offering to help them leapfrog their competitors. The […]]]> Setting Your Cloud Path: A Journey to Multi-Cloud and Beyond Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:15:28 +0000 The other day, my colleague said “Moving to the cloud should be as easy as moving house.” Now, I can’t vouch for her experience in regards to a house move, but mine certainly wasn’t “easy.” My wife and I visited over 10 places before we agreed on the one we purchased. There was the location […]]]> Asset Management Has Moved Beyond the “Bean Counting” Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:10:13 +0000 There has been significant emphasis on corporate data and IT asset vulnerability in recent years due to the increase in cyber security threats. Some industries have regulations requiring companies to know what IT assets they have as well as track what they connect to in the effort to better protect critical infrastructures. However, to really […]]]> CIO Journey – Moving IT from Cost Avoidance to Service Advancement Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:29 +0000 Cost is an emotional subject with CIOs and IT managers. They’ve seen IT budgets slashed since the market recession in 2008, and have been expected to deliver the same quality of service, if not better. They’ve virtualized, consolidated and standardized. They’ve experimented with outsourcing, insourcing, service integration, and management models but the crux of the […]]]> IT and the End User: The Tortoise and the Hare of Business Applications Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:57 +0000 We often hear from customers that when a business application that employees frequently use has been upgraded, the calls to IT support increase and they often echo the same themes: “…Something is not right!” “I can’t access the solution!” “This thing is so slow…” “The thing I used to use is no longer there. Where […]]]> Finally, I Can See Reality – Making Good CIOs Great Wed, 14 Dec 2016 01:45:46 +0000 Two recent Application Managed Services engagements that I participated in have brought to light one of the key characteristics I believe helps make good CIOs great – visibility into IT services. It’s not enough to know where you are doing well; it takes daily visibility and tracking across the good situations, the bad ones, and […]]]>