Ah, the classic build vs. buy conundrum. While building may seem attractive, there are significant costs (both direct and indirect) to it. Hear why one executive says his greatest business/technology failure was building software when they could have bought it, and ask yourself these 11 essential questions before you build an in-house solution.
In the modern workplace, SaaS creates new, unprecedented challenges for IT. Here’s why IT needs a framework to address those challenges and help solve them.
With the explosion of SaaS, we’re seeing the rise of a new function in IT–SaaS ops. There are various monikers for it, but the gist is the same: These individuals and teams are responsible for day-to-day SaaS operations. Here’s a quick look at the types of responsibilities we’re seeing, and why it’s on the rise now. Is your IT team creating a SaaS ops role?
Managing one instance of a SaaS application is already difficult; managing multiple instances, doubly so. Not only are the tasks even more monotonous and repetitive (think: Groundhog Day), but IT must manage and secure substantially more data. Here are five new ways IT can combat those challenges and manage multiple instances much more effectively.
IT conferences might conjure up images of dull panels and awkward meet and greets. But Altitude 2017, our upcoming IT conference (Oct. 24-25 in Austin, Texas) is not your typical tech event. Here are five reasons why it’s completely different than anything you’ve attended before, and why you should be there.
Historically, there’s been a tug-of-war between IT and other departments when it comes to control over applications. However, IT is regaining control and coming full circle. One IT veteran with 30+ years of experience shares his insight on how history is repeating itself. What did these shifts in control mean for IT in the past, and what will it mean for IT in the future?
If you’re not sure why BetterCloud marketing is better than best practice, look no further. Here are nine reasons.
Missed our “Friction: The #1 Killer of Workplace Productivity” webinar? Don’t worry. Here’s a recap with key takeaways, downloadable slides, and a recording of the webinar, so that you can learn more about reducing friction in the workplace.
Automation seems like the easy solution for managing SaaS apps as your organization scales. But the right long-term solution goes much deeper than simply automating tasks. Here’s what IT needs to do in order to manage a multi-SaaS environment effectively and move up the value chain.
IT professionals today are faced with too much sprawling SaaS data and too many noisy alerts. You might have a lot of intelligence floating around, but rarely is it actionable or meaningful. Creating true operational intelligence out of this endless stream of data and alerts–across multiple SaaS apps–is crucial. Here’s why.