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+.

Setting Your Cloud Path: A Journey to Multi-Cloud and Beyond

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The other day, my colleague said “Moving to the cloud should be as easy as moving house.” Now, I can’t vouch for her experience in regards to a house move, but mine certainly wasn’t “easy.” My wife and I visited over 10 places before we agreed on the one we purchased. There was the location to consider, the schools and their rating in the national … [Read more...]

Asset Management Has Moved Beyond the “Bean Counting”

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There has been significant emphasis on corporate data and IT asset vulnerability in recent years due to the increase in cyber security threats. Some industries have regulations requiring companies to know what IT assets they have as well as track what they connect to in the effort to better protect critical infrastructures. However, to really … [Read more...]

How do I Accelerate Getting Value Out of My Solution?

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Every business and IT leader has business critical goals to achieve when they make an IT investment. Even further and often more daunting is being able to quickly demonstrate the value around it back to the company. After the acquisition process, the pressure is on to get the solution operational and functioning to specification. And the project … [Read more...]

No Man is an Island in IT

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Despite a year in which England chose to separate from the European Union (aka, Brexit 2016), those of us in IT recognize another reality. Our technology world has everything to do with being connected together. For IT to succeed, there are business policies, compliance regulations, and most of all, other integrating technologies to manage through … [Read more...]

Finally, I Can See Reality – Making Good CIOs Great

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Two recent Application Managed Services engagements that I participated in have brought to light one of the key characteristics I believe helps make good CIOs great – visibility into IT services. It’s not enough to know where you are doing well; it takes daily visibility and tracking across the good situations, the bad ones, and sometimes under the … [Read more...]

Is Your Education Ready for Digital Transformation?

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Hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about transformative IT, and with it comes a pressing need to master new technologies quickly. For organizations with teams of IT administrators, developers, and end users, transformative change places a heavy demand on training. Fortunately, times have changed since the days of whiteboards and classroom … [Read more...]