If you want to succeed as a modern IT department you need to automate. You know you need to automate. But what exactly does automating mean? Read any of hundreds of books on the topic and the very first suggestion will be to tally up the number of things you do over the course of X period of time. Anything that occurs Y times in X timeframe should be automated.
In technology, we’re always trying to predict the future, and the future is always now. One of the best ways to guess the future of IT is to ask those for whom it matters most: people in IT departments. VMware and EMC did just that and released a very informative study called “The State of IT Transformation.” As they described the “current state and… biggest gaps” in organizations, it struck me that for all of these operational gaps Catalogic provided a great solution.
I hate messes. I hate all kinds of messes. There is the kind of mess that requires cleaning, like anytime anyone in my family makes a sandwich. I guarantee there will be a mess. Then there is the kind of mess that stems from disorganization. A picture of a hoarder comes to mind. It is really hard to find what you are looking for in that type of mess.