Criss Scruggs – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:31:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Criss Scruggs – BMC Blogs 32 32 What is Data Quality Management? Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:30:01 +0000 More business leaders are becoming aware of the tremendous impact big data has on the trajectory of the enterprise organization as it relates to: Predicting customer expectations; Assisting with effective product management; Being available on-demand to influence top-down decision making; Tailoring customer service innovations by investigating shopping habits of customers; and Providing organizations with competitor […]]]> Why Collaboration and Automation are Key to DevOps Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:41 +0000 Imagine what Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the most famous and prolific composers in history, would say if you asked him about the power of meticulous orchestration. He might tell you that each note performed a “job,” which had to occur at a specific time without fail. Mozart’s works brought together violins, horns, flutes, trumpets, […]]]> IT Asset Management Best Practices Tue, 31 Jan 2017 01:05:30 +0000 I was told once that IT asset management is a process, not a project. Truer words could not be spoken. Yet, I think that many organizations implement IT asset management as a reactive measure to a particular incident. When that issue is resolved, the organizational focus on IT asset management is deprioritized until the next […]]]> 2 How to Make IT Sausage Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:10:41 +0000 I was once told that no one really cares how the sausage is made.  I suppose for me, someone not in the sausage business, that’s true.  But I am guessing that the people who make the sausage care a lot about how it’s made.  As I sat in the opening keynote at the Gartner Application […]]]> Big Data, the Internet of Things, and Extracting Insights that Create Value Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:27:04 +0000 There’s no end in sight to the growth of connected devices (also known as the Internet of Things, or IoT) and this expansion can have a big impact on your business. For example, sensors can track data on shopper behavior in stores to maximize revenue or monitor manufacturing processes to ensure quality. Companies that can […]]]> BMC Delivers what DevOps Teams Desire and CIO’s Require for Big Data Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:09:34 +0000 Big Data means different things to everyone.  My mother for instance just thinks it must be lots of data – and while she may not be the most technically versed person in the world, she’s actually correct.  Big Data is also something that most people in business these days would say is one of the […]]]> BMC Sets Out to Land the Big “Data” Catch at Hadoop Summit Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:48:28 +0000 Hadoop Summit 2016 is only days away and the buzz continues to grow.  Big Data continues to get bigger every day, and this event further exhibits the continued interest organizations of all types and sizes have when it comes to mining their data. Read BMC’c Hadoop Tutorial for Beginners › This year, BMC is pleased […]]]> Q&A with ChipRewards Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:34:57 +0000 As technology continues to become integrated into our daily activities, companies are finding ways to take advantage of that technology to improve our quality of life. ChipRewards is one of those companies. ChipRewards has taken on the challenge of combining science and technology to incent people to live healthier lifestyles. The ChipRewards platform is designed […]]]>