Tag: IT Management
Like the old adage goes – you can’t manage what you can’t measure. And, many IT organizations have to do a better job measuring KPIs in the rapidly evolving Cloud environment to ensure they’re obtaining optimal benefits from the widening array of virtual services. Continuity Software conducted a benchmark survey in 2013 of 90 IT executives from a variety of large enterprises that found over half (57%) use analytical tools to measure IT performance. Yet, only 14% track key performance indicators (KPIs) for their Cloud environment. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views in Datamation about how IT can overcome these management issues by taking advantage of a new generation of Cloud-based analytics solutions.
Finding Better IT Management Capabilities in the Cloud – A Guest Commentary in the Wall Street Journal
The rapid adoption of cloud-based alternatives to traditional on-premise hardware systems and software applications is putting greater pressure on IT organizations to adopt a new set of management tools to better control their internal and third-party resources. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views about the forces which are driving IT organizations to adopt a new generation of Cloud-based tools to meet their escalating management challenges in the CIO Journal of the Wall Street Journal.
Ask any IT or business manager what type of information would make their lives easier and they’ll usually say benchmark data which allows them to compare their performance to their peers. The truth is that it was almost impossible to collect this kind of quantitative data in the past because few organizations captured enough information within their own operations and even fewer where willing to share it with others. They either viewed this data as proprietary or too embarrassing. Today, things have changed dramatically. Click here to read my latest blogpost for APMdigest about how Cloud-based analytics are permitting better peer-based IT management.