Workload Automation Blog – BMC Blogs BMC Software Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:46:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Workload Automation Blog – BMC Blogs 32 32 How to simplify complex enterprise workflows in the DevOps world Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:19 +0000 The multitude of workflow-capable automation products, with their wide spectrum of specialized/generalized, but overlapping capabilities, often causes confusion for potential buyers or workflow designers. We can simplify the automation-product selection and implementation in a modern digital environment. Defining workflows with dedicated automation tools is in some way like writing software programs, but at a higher […]]]> MSA Delivers world-class business intelligence with Control-M Tue, 07 Aug 2018 11:40:47 +0000 For more than 50 years, Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) has been in the business of aggregating massive amounts of raw sales and marketing data on behalf of our clients, processing and analyzing it, and returning actionable intelligence to them make better business decisions. Clients use the information to better understand their markets, increase sales […]]]> On multiple automation products with various capabilities Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:10 +0000 There are multiple aspects of automation. The problems that require digital business automation are very diverse, being influenced by multiple factors. Echoing the diversity of automation problems, there are numerous software products that are using the concept of workflow to automate and execute IT activities. These applications are spread through a wide spectrum, from being […]]]> Amadeus shapes the future of travel with DevOps and Cloud Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:13 +0000 A global leader in the travel industry, Amadeus IT Group is the connection point conducting over 90% of global transactions between travel buyers, providers, and sellers. Our systems are relied on by over 700 airlines, almost 600,000 hotel properties, and hundreds of airport operations, ground handling, cruise, rail, ferry, and car rental companies, and even […]]]> China Construction Bank Enhances Mainframe Workload Management while Progressing to the Cloud Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:43 +0000 Who says the mainframe is a thing of the past? It powers 92 of the top 100 banks worldwide and 23 of the top 25 US retailers1. Running their core business on mainframe does not prevent organizations from reaching their digital transformation goals. China Construction Bank (CCB), for example, runs their core transactions on the […]]]> How Malwarebytes uses big data and DevOps to keep millions of computers protected around the world Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:48 +0000 I’ve been around data (and now big data) for the last 20 years, working at companies like Apple, GoPro, Roku and Malwarebytes. And one thing I’ve learned is that we’re all on a big data journey. In my current role at Malwarebytes I lead the Data and Artificial Intelligence team. Malwarebytes is 100% focused on […]]]> Control-M Reviews and User Ratings: The Definitive List Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:12 +0000 There is ever-growing pressure on IT organizations to innovate and deliver applications and new business services faster than ever. Driving initiatives, including big data and DevOps, while ensuring security measures remain intact are critical to keeping a competitive edge. What’s more, data centers continue to increase in complexity with a mix of mainframe, distributed systems, […]]]> What Are Managed File Transfers? MFT Explained Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00:15 +0000 Do you know that typical enterprises transfer thousands of files every single day? It’s no secret that managed file transfers are essential to business operations and the systems that depend upon them. In fact, BMC research indicates file transfers represent about one out of every five jobs scheduled through workload automation solutions. Data files keep […]]]> Jobs-as-Code: The Power of Shifting Left Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:17 +0000 What’s the number one goal for every developer that works in today’s digital business? The answer is pretty simple: to build better business applications faster. But as I speak with IT pros from all kinds of companies at our events, I often hear, “Sure, but that’s easier said than done.” So, what’s the biggest challenge? […]]]> Six Key Capabilities to Look for in a Managed File Transfer Solution Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:15 +0000 Let’s talk about your 24x7x365 business—that’s right, your business is always on. You may go home at 5pm (on a good day), but there are critical business functions happening all the time. And many of these business functions include the transfer of a file. For example, retailers regularly send pricing update files to stores. If […]]]>