Jim Rapoza of Aberdeen Joins The BSM Blog
November 28, 2012
Pete Goldin
Share this

Jim Rapoza, Senior Research Analyst on IT Infrastructure at Aberdeen Group , has joined The BSM Blog at APMdigest.

As an Aberdeen analyst, Rapoza has focused on the increasing performance pressures that organizations are confronting within their network and application infrastructures. As emerging technologies such as Cloud and mobile change the way that applications are consumed and delivered, dealing with performance issues becomes more complex.

Rapoza’s research has examined how organizations are facing these challenges and developing effective solutions to manage network and application performance in today’s complex environments.

For over seventeen years Rapoza has been using, testing, and writing about the newest technologies in software, enterprise hardware and the Internet. He served as the director eWEEK Labs, an award-winning technology testing lab based in Massachusetts and California.

Rapoza is also the winner of five awards of excellence in technology journalism, and co-chaired a summit on technology industry security practices. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and expositions and has been regularly interviewed as a technology expert by national and local media outlets including CNN, ABC, NPR and the Associated Press.

Related Links:

Read Jim Rapoza's first blog post on The BSM Blog: Selling Performance on Cyber Monday

Read Part One of APMdigest's interview with Aberdeen's Jim Rapoza

Read Part Two of APMdigest's interview with Aberdeen's Jim Rapoza

Read Part Three of APMdigest's interview with Aberdeen's Jim Rapoza

Aberdeen Conducts 2013 Performance Management Survey

Share this

The Latest

November 23, 2021

The holidays are almost upon us, and retailers are preparing well in advance for the onslaught of online consumers during this compressed period. The Friday following Thanksgiving Day has become the busiest shopping day of the year, and online shopping has never been more robust. But with supply chain disruptions limiting merchandise availability, customer experience will make the difference between clicking the purchase button or typing a competitor's web address ...

November 22, 2021

The 2021 holiday season will be an inflection point: As the economy starts to ramp up again while the country still grapples with the pandemic, holiday shopping will be the most digital holiday season in history by a long shot ... The work must begin months before, as organizations learn from the year prior and take steps to improve experiences and operations, fine-tune systems, plug in new data sources to enrich machine-learning algorithms, move more workloads to the cloud, automate, and experiment with new tech. These efforts culminate in "API Tuesday" ...

November 18, 2021

Most (83%) of nearly 1,500 business and IT decision makers believe that at least 25% of their workforce will remain hybrid post-pandemic, according to the Riverbed | Aternity Hybrid Work Global Survey 2021. While all indicators signal hybrid work environments are the future, most organizations are not fully prepared to deliver a seamless hybrid work experience ...

November 17, 2021

The results of the 2021 BMC Mainframe Survey highlight the consistent positive growth outlook as seen in recent years, with 92 percent of respondents viewing the mainframe as a platform for long-term growth and new workloads, and 86 percent of extra-large shops expecting MIPS (millions of instructions per second) to grow in the coming year. This is not surprising, considering the disruptive nature of the modern digital economy ...

November 16, 2021

With an accelerated push toward digital transformation, organizations everywhere are trying to find ways to work smarter, not harder. A key component of this new model is finding ways to automate business processes — freeing up employees to focus on more strategic, valuable work and improving customers' experiences. Today's enterprise IT leaders have many options to help drive automation initiatives — from digital process automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to enterprise content management and robotic process automation (RPA) ...

November 15, 2021

Most (83%) companies would suffer business damage during the first 24 hours of an outage and thereafter, according to Pivoting to Risk-Driven Security Operations, a report from Netenrich based on a global survey of IT and security professionals ...

November 10, 2021

More than half (60%) of workers said new software had occasionally or frequently frustrated them within the past 24 months, according to a new survey by Gartner ...

November 09, 2021

Everyone laments technical debt like it were a high-interest credit card. But just like how your CFO uses debt as capital for the business, the intelligent Product Manager knows that technical debt can help finance your path to market if you know how to manage it well ...

November 08, 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be the brains, but when the market hears the term "AIOps," it puts automation in the mix. After all, what is the use of knowing without doing? ...

November 03, 2021

How do you ensure your journey to automated IT Ops is streamlined and effective, and not just a buzzword? ...