The BMC Beat

This blog was created to share the insiders' view about what’s happening across BMC, including news, interviews and stories curated by our Global Communications team. Yes, we’ll talk about products from time to time, but our focus will be on the people and ideas and insights behind our business — and the dynamic markets where we play. We hope to make this a discussion, so share your feedback with us here and/or via Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook. Or you can hang with us on YouTube, SlideShare and Google+.

Morningstar’s Cloud Transforms the Business

Morningstar is the 2014 BMC Cloud Innovator of the Year

Adopting new technologies and integrating them with its product offerings is almost an obsession at Morningstar, Inc. However, Andrew Watts, Morningstar’s IT director, makes it clear that Morningstar isn’t interested in technology for technology’s sake. Before embracing any new technology, IT always asks two questions: What will this new … [Read more...]

Vodafone Enables Service Excellence

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Fundamentally transforming the way people and organizations think about and use their technology is key to a major IT initiative undertaken by Vodafone. “We wanted to deliver a “best-in-class” solution to all Vodafone employees and reach a level of service excellence that could be demonstrated to our customers," said Karine Brunet, head of IS … [Read more...]

Winners and Losers among Super Bowl Ads

ETrade Baby Ad

It’s Super Bowl weekend, and while most will have their eyes on the game, some tune in for the ads. During his storied career, BMC Chief Marketing Officer Nick Utton was responsible for popular Super Bowl ads including the “E-Trade baby” and “MasterCard Priceless” ads. Nick joined Deirdre Bolton from Fox Business to discuss some of the winners and … [Read more...]

BMC Modernizes the IT Experience via Remedyforce Winter’15

Remedyforce Winter'15

Remedyforce Leads Momentum as Company Tops 1,200 SaaS Customers BMC today continues to accelerate its product innovation, announcing a new version of its cloud-based service management application, Remedyforce Winter’15. Led by Remedyforce, BMC now has more than 1,200 customers using its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, and it was … [Read more...]

World-Class Engineering Leader Joins BMC

Elizabeth Xu

One major benefit of going private is the ability to invest in longer-term business initiatives – including recruitment of smart talent to drive growth. To that end, BMC has added some serious talent to the executive team in 2014 – from global sales and business unit leaders to world-class customer service and marketing leaders. One of the … [Read more...]

Transamerica’s Smart Automation Reduces Risk and Costs

Transamerica: Automation Innovator of the Year Finalist for 2014

Eight years of superb compliance. Cost savings of several hundred thousand in seven months for one automation project alone. Those are major accomplishments to brag about. But Chris Blanks, Top Technical Automation Specialist at Transamerica Life Insurance Company, part of the international Aegon Group, is more interested in uncovering new ways to … [Read more...]