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EMA Resource Roundup Newsletter
  Live Webinars:

Data Center Network Agility: The Importance of Network Orchestration and Automation
- Shamus McGillicuddy, Senior Analyst, EMA
- Mark Vondemkamp, EVP, AppViewX
- October 6 @ 11 am PDT / 2 pm EDT

Data-Driven Security Unleashed: The Information Security Practitioner's Guide to Better Security
- David Monahan, Senior Analyst, EMA
- October 12 @ 12 pm PDT / 3 pm EDT

Optimizing Digital Transaction Performance: Why Most IT Organizations Fail and How You Can Succeed
- Dennis Drogseth, VP of Research, EMA
- Scott Corrigan, VP of Technology Services, Nastel
- October 13 @ 8 am PDT / 11 pm EDT

Optimizing IT for Financial Performance: Is It Really Possible?
- Dennis Drogseth, VP of Research, EMA
- October 18 @ 11 am PDT / 2 pm EDT

  EMA Analysts Speak:

TDWI San Diego 2016
- Build vs. Buy: How to Avoid Disaster in Your Streaming Analytics Strategy
- Real Time, Right Now! A Landscape of the World of Streaming Analytics
- John Myers, Managing Research Director
- San Diego, CA.
- Oct. 4

SecureWorld
Recovery from a Targeted Cyber-Attack: Ransomware

- David Monahan, Research Director
- Denver, CO
- Oct. 5

Data Disruption Executive Summit, New York City
- Lyndsay Wise, Research Director
- New York City, NY.
- October 20, 12pm - 3pm luncheon & roundtable "Speed Your Journey to the Cloud with Hybrid Cloud Data Management."

TDWI Austin 2016
- John Myers, Managing Research Director
- Austin, TX
- Dec. 6 – 7

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  EMA Analyst's Corner

by Dennis Drogseth, EMAOptimizing IT for Cost and Value

by Dennis Drogseth, VP of Research, IT Megatrends, Analytics and CMDB Systems

I'm not sure when we first heard the phrase "run IT like a business," but now it has a distinctly "Old Testament" flavor. Since the phrase was first introduced, there have been many variations and approaches in trying to make this a reality—ranging from best practice methodologies such as the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and the IT balanced scorecard to the notion of making IT a utility like trains and power grids.

While all of these insights and disciplines have shown value in various ways, the tides have shifted due to technology and other changes—such as mobile, cloud, agile, and digital transformation—so that "running IT like a business" is no longer a nice-to-have but an urgent necessity.

Learn more | Read the Optimizing IT for Cost and Value article

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  Featured Webinars

Data Center Network Agility: The Importance of Network Orchestration and Automation AppViewX

Date / Time: Thursday, October 6 @ 11 am Pacific / 2 pm Eastern

Many IT organizations require weeks or months to enable and validate a new application environment in their data centers. In today's competitive market, enterprises are continuously deploying new and updated applications. Two-week delays are unacceptable. Data centers, and networks in particular, must become more agile and responsive to change. Join us to discover . . .

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Optimizing Digital Transaction Performance: Why Most IT Organizations Fail and How You Can SucceedNastel

Date / Time: Thursday, October 13 @ 8 am Pacific / 11 am Eastern

Attend this webinar to get key insights to safeguard and improve your organization's digital transaction performance, drawing from new research from leading IT analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) on IT analytics and digital transformation.

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Data Governance Market LandscapeData Governance Market Landscape

Organizations struggle with the integrity of their data and need a way to manage their data assets, which is why being able to develop a data governance framework and leverage data stewards becomes essential.

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  Featured Blogs

EMA blogWindows 10...One Year Later

Time flies when you're upgrading operating systems. It has officially been a year since Microsoft introduced Windows 10 to much fanfare and approbation.

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Understanding Data Governance

EMA blogFocusing on the business intelligence (BI) marketplace gives me insight into some of the common challenges organizations face in relation to their data management strategies.

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  EMA Blogs

Business Intelligence & IT Management Blogs
from EMA Thought Leaders

Latest Blogs:

Analyst Blog Recent Blog Posts
David Monahan David Monahan's Risk Recon: Navigating Security and Risk

Effective Security Requires a Change in Mindset and the Protection Paradigm

Dennis Drogseth Dennis Drogseth's
IT Megatrends: BSM,
CMS, Automation

Increased Focus on Digital Experience Management Prompts New Research- Done Jointly by Dennis Drogseth and Julie Craig

Julie Craig Julie Craig's Application Management: A View from the Flatiron

Increased Focus on Digital Experience Management Prompts New Research- Done Jointly by Dennis Drogseth and Julie Craig

Steve BrasenSteve Brasen's
The Systems Café

Endpoint Management and Security – More Effective as Partners than Adversaries

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  Featured Events

TDWI San Diego: Analytics Across the Enterprise

Oct 2–7, 2016 Manchester Grand Hyatt

The Industry's Leading Analytics and Data Management Conference
Analytics success takes teamwork, calling for many skills to work together across the business. Let TDWI San Diego show you how to succeed with enterprise analytics for insight-driven organizations. Learn More


Co-located TDWI Executive Summit: Analytics and Data Strategies for High-Value Customer Experiences

Oct 3–4, 2016

An interactive gathering for business, IT, and BI/analytics leaders who are passionate about how data insights and new technologies can take customer experiences and marketing to a new level. Learn More


NEW 2-Day Intensive Data Science Bootcamp

Oct 2-7, 2016 Manchester Grand Hyatt

A TDWI Certificate Track
TDWI's first-ever Data Science Bootcamp will lay the groundwork for your journey to becoming data scientist. This two-day intensive learning experience covers the most important aspects of a data scientist's role. Learn More

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