Laura Shiff – BMC Blogs BMC Software Sat, 18 Aug 2018 05:12:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Laura Shiff – BMC Blogs 32 32 Enterprise Blockchain: 4 Ways Blockchain Can Be Used in the Digital Enterprise Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:12 +0000 Blockchain. It seems it’s a word that’s on the minds and lips of everyone these days, yet due to its infancy in the business world, is still highly misunderstood by a majority of employees, including CEOs. In fact, according to a recent survey conducted by HSBC, 59% of respondents hadn’t even heard of blockchain. While […]]]> Complete Guide to Google Cloud Next 2018 Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:49 +0000 JULY 24-26, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, CA FULL CONFERENCE PASS $1,499 Google Cloud Next 2018 is a three day global conference that brings together thousands of the brightest and most innovative thinkers in the world. Whether you are a CEO, a developer, or just someone who is passionate about learning solutions and ideas for the next […]]]> Complete Guide to AWS re:Invent 2018 Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Each year, Amazon Web Services re:Invent takes the conference scene by storm and this year will be no different. Spanning seven different buildings in the fabulous Las Vegas, with attendance expected to top 40,000 people, it is definitely an event that will exceed all of your expectations. However, something of this size can quickly become […]]]> Security Threats in the Multi-Cloud Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:03 +0000 Today, a majority of organizations are not only actively moving most of their workloads to the cloud, but many of them are also using a multi-cloud model. By leveraging one provider for a specific functionality and another for its cost or location, companies are finding that cloud diversification can help them to meet all of […]]]> What is IT Cost Transparency? IT Cost Transparency Explained Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 As budgets for IT seem to be on the rise and the importance of a solid technology team only increases, more and more organizations are realizing the necessity of being honest about costs, both to stakeholders and staff as well as to consumers. For a majority of companies, expenses are the most common factor that […]]]> Real Time vs Batch Processing vs Stream Processing: What’s The Difference? Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:24 +0000 With the constant rate of current innovations, developers can expect to analyze terabytes and even petabytes of data in any given period of time. While this allows advantages far beyond what we can see, it can be difficult to know the best way to accelerate and speed up these technologies, especially when reactions must occur […]]]> What is Root Cause Analysis? Root Cause Analysis Explained Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:30 +0000 In the world of software development and technology, the likelihood of having to try something out and then try it again is extremely high. Engineers learn from their mistakes and use them as an opportunity to grow their ever-expanding skill sets. While this can be beneficial at times, the idea of a major failure when […]]]> What is IT Agility? IT Agility Explained Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:53 +0000 In the ever-evolving world of information technology, being able to effectively respond to market changes is a difficult but critical task. As organizational capabilities change, so must IT processes, and sometimes it can be necessary to reconfigure or completely replace information technology systems in response to new marketplace realities. An increasingly common suggestion for how […]]]> What is Consumerization of IT? The State of Consumerization of IT in 2018 Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:54 +0000 In 2005, Gartner pronounced consumerization “the most significant trend affecting IT in the next 10 years.” Here we are over 10 years later, and while the buzz about the consumerization of IT may have since died down, the effects of it have not. Although the concept of consumerization may not be discussed everyday, it is […]]]> NoSQL vs SQL: What’s The Difference and How To Choose Mon, 05 Mar 2018 20:54:08 +0000 One of the world’s richest men, and has been for decades, is Larry Ellison. He founded Oracle in the early 1970’s taking an idea from IBM’s Edgar F. Cobb for a SQL relational database to create the Oracle Database rdbms (relational database management system). Oracle obtained a monopoly position in this market as in those […]]]>