Author: Anthony Lobosco

Workload Automation to Digital Business Automation: Why Digital is Critical

Deliveries by drones. Self-driving cars. Technology is advancing faster than we ever could have imagined. We have entered a truly “smart” age that’s filled with smarter communication, smarter homes, and ever smarter lives. In order to keep up with the fast pace of technology, Workload Automation has no choice but to evolve into Digital Business Automation.

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Forrester Report – Simplify and Automate File Transfer Management

Get access to the Forrester report about Simplifying and Automating file management!

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Webinar: Connect with Control-M: Control-M 9.0 Rehost Procedures including DR – Wed, Jan 3, 11am EST

Please join us for the next Connect with Control-M webinar on Wednesday January 3rd when Andrea Carmelli will explain the process and demonstrate how to speed up the procedure to restore the hostname and configuration data in the database during disaster recovery when moving to the stand-by environment or replacing the local hostname. We’ll conclude with a live Q&A session.

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Integrating Big Data into Business Processes and Enterprise Systems

With the rise of Big Data, a data-driven approach to business is transforming the enterprise. Companies today are thinking about and using data in myriad new ways to drive business value, from reducing risk and fraud in the financial sector to bringing new pharmaceuticals to market more quickly at a higher level of efficacy.

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Whitepaper – The New Era of IT Automation for Digital Business

Many companies are aggressively working to transform their businesses to stay ahead of new digital competition. However, there simply is not a way to keep up with the required pace of change without automation.

Delivering digital transformation requires a new and comprehensive automation platform approach—Digital Business Automation. This next wave of IT automation builds upon and bridges existing infrastructure, data, and application technology platforms with new, emerging digital-first technologies and processes. By automating in comprehensive new ways, development and operations teams can deliver innovation at the speed that business requires.

This white paper focuses on how IT automation needs to change for infrastructure, data, and applications to support digital transformation and achieve true Digital Business Automation.

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Making Mainframes Cool Again

To drive forward, CIOs must start now to rebalance the generational composition of their mainframe staff and prioritize the recruitment of Millennial and Generation Z workers over the retention of aging baby boomers. It will not be an easy task. The youth talent pool is shallow: the BMC study reports only 7% of mainframe technology workers are 30 years old or younger. Nor will it be done quickly. The mainframe’s albatross image as a “dinosaur” technology remains firmly attached. But do not be fooled. This legacy platform is far from extinct.

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Making Business Workflows First-Class Citizens In The Modern Software Delivery Life Cycle

Enabling DevOps through Jobs as Code. See the Forrester thought leadership paper report commissioned by BMC.

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CIO Rob Carter Transforms FedEx Into A Cloud Centric Enterprise

Rob Carter is on the short list of the finest CIOs in history anywhere. I have profiled his accomplishments in an interview published roughly one year ago. A few months ago, Carter spoke at the Forbes CIO conference with his CEO, FedEx founder Fred Smith.

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Happy Thanksgiving from BMC Software!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families.

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Webinar: Unleash the Value of BMC through Education & Enablement, Thurs, 11/16, 11am

There are many business drivers that play into your training decisions. Factors such as project schedules, education budgets, employee availability, travel restrictions, and disruption of daily business all require serious consideration when planning your education program. That is where BMC can help. BMC is offering a live webinar to discuss your education needs and help you get the most out of your training budget.

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