October 18, 2011

Once the business starts to offer a mobile application, how will IT manage the application? Will users have a good experience? Will they be able to download their favorite song in an acceptable time? And how do you ensure transaction success?

October 18, 2011

The difficulty of APM is that applications have many faces – kind of like multiple personalities ... The challenge is that each application has unique performance characteristics and user expectations that must be taken into account when managing performance ...

October 18, 2011

The trouble is the market rarely communicates the business value of APM. Typically, the focus is on the nuts and bolts, pitching at the technician. APM is much more than that. Managers who sit outside of IT need to know how it can reduce costs, drive productivity and motivate staff ...

September 26, 2011

Three delivery trends are changing the way enterprise IT brings applications to market: Agile development, composite applications and cloud computing. These initiatives share a single, primary purpose, and it isn’t just cost reduction. The chief objective of these trends is better, faster outcomes. All three seek to strip the latencies from traditional delivery and provide results that are more aligned with, and more responsive to, the business.

September 22, 2011

Chris Neal, CEO of BlueStripe, talks about the next generation of Application Performance Management tools.

September 02, 2011

Many businesses are struggling today under the weight of their IT business applications. The business cannot survive without the applications that enable the essential tasks of business—keeping accurate inventories, processing payments, handling orders, to name just a few. While the activities may be the same as they were hundreds of years ago, the volume at which these transactions occur is too vast for any mind to comprehend.

August 24, 2011

Steve Tack, CTO of Compuware’s Application Performance Management Business Unit, talks about Compuware APM, mobile web performance and more.

August 24, 2011

Steve Tack, CTO of Compuware’s Application Performance Management Business Unit, provides insight on this month's BSMdigest theme -- interfacing with Business Service Management technology.

August 15, 2011

Cloud computing represents a compelling way for IT teams to achieve superior agility, flexibility and cost-efficiency in delivering both customer- and employee-facing enterprise applications. But just because you’re using cloud services from one of the top service providers, that’s no guarantee of superior application performance, particularly when it comes to speed. Businesses must look beyond cloud deployment benefits and evaluate how moving web applications to the cloud may impact their end users’ experiences ...

June 21, 2011

Michael Sydor, Engineering Services Architect for CA Technologies, talks about APM and his new book APM Best Practices: Realizing Application Performance Management.

June 15, 2011

BSMdigest asked a variety of experts across the industry: What is the one piece of advice you would give someone about application performance management in the cloud?

April 19, 2011

Defining BSM has always been a challenge. Many tool vendors have their own definitions of BSM, or use other terms such as ITSM, BTM or APM instead of BSM ...

October 25, 2010

The following are 5 factors to consider when evaluating systems management software vendors ...