I was ready to quit. I had been a goalkeeper for decades, and as I was surpassing the 30-year-old mark it seemed a good time to start thinking of chess as an extreme sport. Continue reading
Surprisingly, Gartner has still not banned me 🙂 This afternoon I will speak at the “Gartner The Future of IT Conference” at the Hilton Buenos Aires, Argentina on how monitoring can be a transformational force that benefits IT, CIOs, CISOs and the whole company. Wish me luck.
A quick post to point you to a very insightful article from Rob England, published a few days ago in the itSMF USA newsletter, entitled “CMDB is not a given: Why CMDB is a Bad Idea for 95% of Organizations”
I read it with a smile in my face. About time! CMDBs are being pushed more and more by the big vendors even though success stories are scarce and there have been hundreds of painful failures. Moreover, in the “successful” cases, Continue reading
Let me point you to an excellent recent report from a large IT research company, whose name starts with G (and ends with artner), entitled “Log Management for IT Security and IT Operations”. There they basically say that monitoring log events coming from both areas is a good thing. Continue reading
Carlos, my friend, partner and COO, is very concerned about the length of my posts. “Try to keep them shorter,” he begs. Well, I’ll do my best. For instance, Continue reading
If you want to understand a single cell, molecular biology is your friend. But if you want to understand a cell group and their interaction, division, amassment, and life cycle, you’d better look at the cells themselves, not just the molecules. Continue reading