6 Ways Workload Automation Drives Digital Business

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If you want to investigate a new restaurant, check out a car repair service, or find a plumber, there’s a good chance that you might visit a third party consumer review site to see what their customers are saying. If you’re not familiar with a restaurant, you might look at Open Table to read about the food, service, and ambience before making a … [Read more...]

Pizza and Best Practices for Agile and DevOps Adoption

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When I think about the challenges of digital business and the need to innovate quickly while reducing risk and delivering the perfect customer experience, pizza comes to mind. And it’s not just because I’m hungry. Consider how pizza has transformed over the years from the basic options of just a cheese or pepperoni pizza to complete meals that can … [Read more...]

Job Scheduling vs Workload Automation: What’s The Difference?

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Most IT managers understand the differences between job scheduling and enterprise workload automation software, so there’s no point in explaining it further, right? The problem is that even though you may know the differences, others may not. And at some point, you’ll probably have to explain those differences to someone else, such as a … [Read more...]

Trending Tech in 2017

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This past year in technology was full of new. New technologies that are becoming mainstream, and will be the norm in the future. It was also full of “what’s hot” such as virtual reality, plans for drone home delivery and autonomous cars - concepts that may have been around for the last few years, but are coming to life now. What is going to be … [Read more...]

A New Tool for the Times as Oozie is Past Its Prime

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If you need to hang a picture or replace a few roof shingles, the first thing you’ll probably reach for is a hammer, which has been used for centuries and has a future as secure as any tool in the toolbox. But if you need dental work, you don’t want your dentist using old technology like a hammer and pliers. In fact you’ll insist that your dentist … [Read more...]

How to Make IT Sausage

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I was once told that no one really cares how the sausage is made.  I suppose for me, someone not in the sausage business, that’s true.  But I am guessing that the people who make the sausage care a lot about how it’s made.  As I sat in the opening keynote at the Gartner Application Strategies and Solutions Summit, I had this revelation – while the … [Read more...]