Workload Automation Blog – BMC Blogs BMC Software Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:31:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Workload Automation Blog – BMC Blogs 32 32 Control-M Provides Quality Control for BMC’s Customer Zero Data Warehouse Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:29 +0000 At BMC we learned the hard way that our enterprise data warehouse was much better at managing data volume than it was at managing data quality. For example, our data volumes are growing insanely fast and the load process may take hours. We can’t afford not to know where we are in the load process, […]]]> BMC’s ‘Customer Zero’ Saves over 37K Man Hours on Oracle® Rollout with Control-M Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:09 +0000 Few business applications are as essential to a company’s day-to-day operations as Oracle®. It’s no different for BMC. From executive-level financial reporting and accounts receivable to payroll and purchasing, this mission-critical software impacts every single employee in our business – personally and professionally. When BMC decided to implement Oracle, I was tasked to lead a […]]]> Is ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) Still Relevant? Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:27 +0000 To explain what ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) is, I’ll take you back to the 1970s. For a second, forget about Systems of Engagement, where humans are engaged through social media, online services and cloud, and generate human data in the system, such as Facebook likes, tweets, images, and YouTube statistics. Forget about Internet of Things […]]]> Managing File Transfers with your Workload Automation Platform Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:17 +0000 How many file transfer solutions do you use? I recently moved to a new house. It has 4 external doors, each requiring a different key. Guess what? My key chain just got a whole lot heavier. As I was distributing keys to my family and a few neighbors, it occurred to me just how confusing […]]]> 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 […]]]>