Bill Miller – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs BMC Software Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:53:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://blogs.bmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bmc_favicon-300x300-150x150.png Bill Miller – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs 32 32 AIOps – Improving IT Operations http://www.bmc.com/blogs/aiops-improving-it-operations/ Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:20 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11828 When you get down to it, Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) is about embracing emerging technology to improve IT Operations. The technology is new, powerful, and can do VERY impressive work. In its most basic form, AIOps represents technologies targeted at making IT Operations run as smoothly as possible. It is a new twist […]]]> Change Your Thinking, Change The Game – A Shift In Approaching The Mainframe http://www.bmc.com/blogs/change-your-thinking-change-the-game-a-shift-in-approaching-the-mainframe/ Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:58:19 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11566 For several years now, folks have been concerned about much the same topics regarding the mainframe – resources, a retiring workforce, integration with application development, availability, etc. In fact, in our Annual Mainframe Survey we see the following top 4 priorities surface in varying order year after year: Cost Reduction/Optimization Data Privacy/Compliance/Security Application Availability Application […]]]> Shedding Light on the Mainframe Skills Gap http://www.bmc.com/blogs/shedding-light-on-the-mainframe-skills-gap/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:46:14 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11425 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 critical business functions running 24 x 7 are getting older and retiring. While this […]]]> The 3 P’s of GDPR http://www.bmc.com/blogs/the-3-ps-of-gdpr/ Fri, 06 Oct 2017 07:45:44 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11274 Much is being said and written about GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, which will go into effect in our near future – May 2018. As a reminder, GDPR is the stringent Data Protection Regulation put forth by the European Union Parliament in the aims of better protecting its citizens. Although it originated in the […]]]> The Z14 – Innovation and Trust on the Mainframe http://www.bmc.com/blogs/the-z14-innovation-and-trust-on-the-mainframe/ Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:00:51 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11159 Recently, IBM announced the release of the Z14 machine, marking yet another level of innovation on the Mainframe. In my mind, this is a testament to the ongoing vibrancy and relevance of the Mainframe as the platform for the digital age. To handle the demands of today and the requirements around 24×7 availability, performance, and […]]]> Where’s the Ops in Dev Ops? http://www.bmc.com/blogs/wheres-the-ops-in-dev-ops/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:30:30 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=10987 Trying to take advantage of great Development without equally strong Operations is something like trying to row a boat on dry land. These days, there’s a tendency to overemphasize the Dev side of DevOps with folks simply expecting that the Ops side will be handled as efficiently and pretty much take care of itself. This […]]]>