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The Operations Impact of Bimodal IT

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Bimodal IT is an organizational model that segments IT services into two categories based on application requirements, maturity, and criticality. One category, deemed Mode 1, is designated as traditional, emphasizing the scalability, efficiency, safety, and accuracy that IT operations has always strived for—providing a stable infrastructure. The … [Read more...]

How to Unlock Enterprise IT Gridlock

Unlock Enterprise IT Gridlock

“We can get you a new virtual machine in about 6 weeks.” “Approval of a new data attribute is a standard 100 hours.” “One year and a million dollars.” How often do you find yourselves facing this conundrum? Why can coordinating resources between development and operations teams resemble Dhaka, Bangladesh (above) at rush hour? The reasons … [Read more...]

Celebrate DevOps 5th Anniversary: DevOpsDays Ghent

I am delighted to announce BMC's participation in the 5th anniversary of DevOps Days in Ghent, the city from which mild-mannered Patrick Debois launched a global phenomenon. BMCtv will once again be live streaming this DevOps Days. And to think that a handful of years ago, I had to convince people DevOps was a thing. Having just returned from the … [Read more...]

How to Make Your CMO Love IT

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Companies that want to compete effectively are spending lots of time and money ensuring that they can design and deliver mind-blowing experiences as quickly as possible. Applications are often a primary touch-point for these experiences. If IT can deliver apps at the pace required by the market, the CMO will be your new best friend. Here’s how to … [Read more...]

What’s Killing Our Companies?

During the DevOps Leadership Series interview with the inventors of Lean Software Development, Tom and Mary Poppendieck, Tom made the observation that something is deeply unhealthy for modern business: they are dying off at an unprecedented rate. He referenced the giants of the species here in the states, the members of the Fortune 500.   Tom … [Read more...]

See BMC Software at #ChefConf 2014!

Chef is hosting #ChefConf 2014, their third annual user conference, and BMC is proud to be a part. The three-day event will take place April 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, located on the beautiful San Francisco waterfront. This year’s conference will host three days of technical training and sessions focused on Enterprise Chef. … [Read more...]

DevOps Leadership w/Jason Bloomberg Exc#7: No reason to believe private cloud is inherently more secure


This is an interesting angle of insight on the public/private/hybrid cloud discussions that I haven't seen much. AWS is clearly above and beyond the leading option and that market dominance -- and the duration of that dominance for years now -- brings to the Amazon offering a number of advantages we might not normally think about. Jason raises a … [Read more...]