Erin Avery – BMC Blogs BMC Software Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:43:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Erin Avery – BMC Blogs 32 32 Application Performance Management Best Practices for Launching Critical Apps Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:51:02 +0000 Any team tasked with launching a new business critical application or service can appreciate the angst and anxiety that comes along with the excitement of a big launch.  And regardless of how well DevOps and Agile philosophies and practices are embraced, performance testing is a critical step in the process of launching a new application […]]]> What Hunches Will You Validate With Data in 2016? Thu, 07 Jan 2016 01:01:12 +0000 For years, in IT, we have been very good at telling people what happened.  The tools and processes we’ve adopted as IT operations professionals, in central IT organizations, are designed to keep everything working while driving cost out of the equation.  We’ve served the business, with technology infrastructure, and when asked, we can most often […]]]> How IT Ops Must Change to Power the Digital Enterprise with Data Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:18:03 +0000 How long have we been beating the “everything is changing faster than ever in enterprise IT” drum?  Forever, it seems. For so long, perhaps, that we’ve become numb to the reality that everything really is changing faster than ever in IT. The thing is, this statement was true yesterday, and last year, and the five […]]]> Choice Is a Beautiful Thing: The Cloud or On-Premises ITSM Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:34:43 +0000 Someone once told me, “To have choice is a luxury.” This observation wasn’t shared with me in the context of technology or even the business environment, but, the concept applies quite nicely to both (and to just about any other aspect of our lives, but I’ll leave that discussion for another day). The introduction of […]]]>