Category Archives: Business Management

Report from BMC Exchange Chicago: Chatbots in the House

By Special Contributor George Payne, RightStar Senior Consultant The renovated Morgan Manufacturing Company was once again the site for this year’s Chicago BMC Exchange. The company manufactured tools and components used in the production of electricity. Also, to come: witnessing … Continue reading

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Jira: It’s All About Customer Value

By Dick Stark As a DevOps consultancy and Atlassian Solution Provider, our sales mantra is “It’s all about customer value.” You see, many Atlassian customers start out with a server running Jira under a developer’s desk, Soon, someone else adds … Continue reading

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Report from BMC Exchange Federal 2018

BMC’s annual Federal user group conference, Exchange, was held last Wednesday at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC.  Attendance was up this year with approximately 590 customers, partners, and BMC employees in attendance I was part of a Digital Transformation … Continue reading

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Report from BMC’s SKO

By Dick Stark BMC began its FY19 on April 1 and held its annual sales kick-off meeting this week in Las Vegas. It was a great start to BMC’s new fiscal year! CEO Peter Leav opened by saying that it … Continue reading

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Quality is Now Continuous

By Dick Stark Two weeks ago, RightStar visited a large Global 50 organization to present QA Symphony’s (QAS’) Test Management platform, qTest. Previously the organization had standardized on Jira as a development platform for approximately 5000 developers. Now they are … Continue reading

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Federal Data Center Modernization

By Dick Stark Last week I talked to a large DOD customer where we have just started year two of our data center infrastructure management (DCIM) Nlyte contract. I’m happy to report we are making excellent progress and should soon … Continue reading

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Pink 18: How to Remain Relevant

By Dick Stark The 22nd annual Pink Elephant Conference, held last week, February 18 to21 in Orlando, has traditionally been IT’s annual tribute and awards ceremony to all things ITIL. That’s changing, as there is a new Sheriff in town, … Continue reading

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