Things to ask IT during a Merger & Acquisition

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Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /  

Key topics to ask IT during a Merger and Acquisition As a follow-up to a previous post regarding IT’s role in a Merger & Acquisition (M&A) process, it’s valuable to look more deeper into what IT departments should specifically address to help M&A’s succeed. Many of...

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Cost of Delay and Asset Provisioning

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Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /  

 “Why is that server taking so long?”   As explained in an earlier blog, obtaining a new piece of hardware in a large IT organization can be a painful process. If the organization is moving to the Cloud, there may also be a central team controlling the...

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The Fundamental Configuration Management Database (CMDB) Objective: Mapping Business to Technology

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Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /   , , ,

As the world of technology changes, many new technologies and techniques complicate the traditional IT Service Management vision. For example, the Agile/DevOps community embraces the concept of Infrastructure as Code. What is that? Wikipedia defines it as “the process of managing and provisioning computing infrastructure...

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The Data Quality Skeptic

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Dan Ortega, Vice President Marketing, Blazent Inc.   /   , , , ,

As a Configuration Management Database (CMDB) or IT Asset Management (ITAM) repository owner or sponsor, it’s only a matter of time until you meet The Data Quality Skeptic within your organization. The Data Quality Skeptic has the following characteristics: Does not believe that the repository can be...

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The Challenge of Maintaining Lifecycle Status

Challenge of Maintaining Lifecycle Status
Mike Little, VP of Customer Success & Services   /   , , ,

Here’s an unfortunate truth: today’s asset management solutions are unable to completely validate the lifecycle status of an asset, which puts the business at financial and operational risk. The Critical Nature of the Asset Lifecycle The lifecycle of an IT asset begins with sourcing that asset and...

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