Tina Sturgis – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs BMC Software Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:42:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://blogs.bmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/bmc_favicon-300x300-150x150.png Tina Sturgis – BMC Blogs http://www.bmc.com/blogs 32 32 Why Control-M Customers Love Jobs-as-Code http://www.bmc.com/blogs/why-control-m-customers-love-jobs-as-code/ Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:04:50 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11359 As DevOps becomes more the standard of how enterprises are delivering high-quality applications faster, our traditional customer is evolving right along with it. Operations team are down-right excited to get their development team involved to code jobs further upstream in the development lifecycle. These DevOps enabled teams know that in order to reduce production outages […]]]> Flip the Switch: Making the Case for Continuous Delivery http://www.bmc.com/blogs/flip-the-switch-making-the-case-for-continuous-delivery/ Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:15:06 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11232 Making the case for DevOps and Continuous Delivery (CD) can be tricky for some and downright frustrating for others. While the efficiency and cost-savings realized by implementing Continuous Delivery are monumental, the cultural enterprise shift should not be taken lightly. More than anything else, making the case requires gaining buy-in at every level of your […]]]> 4 Essential Takeaways from the 2017 State of DevOps Report http://www.bmc.com/blogs/4-essential-takeaways-from-the-2017-state-of-devops-report/ Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:03:45 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11100 It’s no surprise that embracing the DevOps philosophy is becoming increasingly critical to the success of digital business. The 2017 State of DevOps Report,1 based on a worldwide survey of 3,200 people, reinforced the growing importance of automation and its connection to achieving positive business outcomes. Additional key findings focused on continuous delivery and how […]]]> DevOps on the Mainframe: Continuous Delivery for Next Gen IT http://www.bmc.com/blogs/my-old-friend-the-mainframe-devops-or-die/ Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:09:06 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=11071 Transforming the digital enterprise isn’t just about mobile apps and ‘cool’ new technologies. That’s a no brainer! Your mainframe applications aren’t going anywhere in the near future. Why?  Here are three main reasons mainframes are here to stay: Their scalability is unmatched. Their security is rock solid. They are easy to maintain. Read those one […]]]> What You Need to Know about the ROI of Value-Driven DevOps Organizations http://www.bmc.com/blogs/need-know-roi-value-driven-devops-organizations/ Wed, 12 Jul 2017 19:23:34 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=10867 The expression “You get what you pay for” really sums up the difference between being value-driven versus cost-driven. For example, I bought a printer and decided to “save” by purchasing the least expensive model. After using it, I discovered that the ink cartridges didn’t last very long and any initial costs saved on purchasing the […]]]> Leading Minds Weigh in on Flipping the Switch to Continuous Delivery http://www.bmc.com/blogs/leading-minds-weigh-flipping-switch-continuous-delivery/ Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:15:50 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=10812 Modern development teams at both startups and large enterprises are facing huge challenges in today’s digital landscape. Juggling new frameworks, tools, and languages while developing secure, high quality code is a challenge for many developers today. Software delivery timelines are getting crunched, new technologies hover on the horizon, and pressure is mounting from business leaders […]]]> How to Measure the Value of Your DevOps Organization http://www.bmc.com/blogs/measure-value-devops-organization/ Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:00:11 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=10655 In many ways, moving from development to production is like driving along a road trying to reach your destination as efficiently and smoothly as possible. Taking a road with bumps, blind spots, and heavy traffic can make it difficult to get there faster and safer – not to mention the aggravation that occurs when you’re […]]]> Digital Business Automation, DevOps, and 20/20 Vision http://www.bmc.com/blogs/digital-business-automation-devops-2020-vision/ Tue, 09 May 2017 11:33:24 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=10450 The year 2020 will be here before you know it and many businesses are setting their sights on what they can do to achieve that perfect “20/20” vision. It’s a goal that involves quickly delivering new, high-quality applications, which will become even more critical than ever to help companies become more competitive. In fact, the […]]]> Pizza and Best Practices for Agile and DevOps Adoption http://www.bmc.com/blogs/pizza-best-practices-agile-devops-adoption/ Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:29 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=10293 When I think about the challenges of digital business and the need to innovate quickly while reducing risk and delivering the perfect customer experience, pizza comes to mind. And it’s not just because I’m hungry. Consider how pizza has transformed over the years from the basic options of just a cheese or pepperoni pizza to […]]]> Lose the Ball and Chain on Your Software Development with Jobs-as-Code http://www.bmc.com/blogs/lose-ball-chain-software-development-jobs-code/ Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:28:46 +0000 http://www.bmc.com/blogs/?p=10169 DevOps is all about increasing the speed of delivering high-quality applications. But many DevOps teams don’t realize how much time they lose because of basic app “plumbing.” Developers often use simple tools to code basic instrumentation (jobs) as they build apps. The problem is, hardly anyone uses the same tools or adheres to the same […]]]>