Many people will be traveling during the upcoming holiday season. When I was a kid my family would travel for many hours to see family that lived several states away. It did not take long for my parents to get tired of the question, “are we there yet?” To me it seemed like an endless progression of miles to finally reach our destination.
Similarly, many IT organizations are busy getting things done in a never ending flurry of activity that leaves many wondering what the purpose of that activity really is. This frequently means that a lot of money, effort and activity are put into IT projects that just don’t seem to reach an end or satisfy customers. Unfortunately, much of the activity itself is not focused on a consistent strategy that really defines where we are going, and therefore we cannot answer the question, “are we there yet?”
So, what does strategy mean for you? Does your organization have a “strategy”?
•How do you translate strategy into action, make it work, make it relevant?
•How do you know when it is time to revisit your strategy based on results?
•Has cloud computing added complexity to your strategy?
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RecordedDec 17 201259 mins
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One of the first challenges in a big data project is how to ingest data into a data lake from disparate systems across the organizations. Add to this streaming data from devices, sensors and social media and just step one of the journey in big data becomes overwhelming. The key to delivering scalable big data pipelines is automation. Join this session how to learn how to build scalable data lakes by using an automation strategy that will also extend beyond the data lake stage to processing and analytics of this data.
Basil Faruqui is lead solutions manager at BMC, where he leads the development and execution of big data and multicloud strategy for BMC’s Digital Business Automation line of business (Control-M). Basil’s key areas of focus include evangelizing the role automation plays in delivering successful big data projects and advising companies on how to build scalable automation strategies for cloud and big data initiatives. Basil has over 15 years of industry experience in various areas of software research and development, customer support, and knowledge management.
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Join Barclay for this exclusive session to understand:
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•Better understand the role of an IT service broker
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