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Meet BetterCloud's New Chief Information Officer, Tommy Donnelly

We recently sat down with Tommy Donnelly, BetterCloud’s new CIO, for an informal chat to get to know him better. Read on to learn more about his career, his leadership strategy, and his vision for BetterCloud over the coming years.

Richard Moy
6 min read

SaaStr Podcast: BetterCloud’s CEO Talks Scalability, Radical Transparency, and Enterprise Cloud Adoption

We’re excited to share that BetterCloud Founder and CEO David Politis was recently on The Official SaaStr Podcast with host Harry Stebbings. He talks about what radical transparency really means, leading indicators of scale, the speed of SaaS adoption, and more.

Christina Wang
< 1 min read

The IT Handbook to Choosing the Right SaaS App

Choosing a new SaaS tool means combing through lists of dozens (dozens!) of similar apps, and it can be hard to tell which is the right one for the job. As an IT admin there’s a lot more to consider than just “Does this get the job done?” when evaluating a new or replacement SaaS tool. Today’s IT organizations have to deal with an incredible number of applications to administer and secure, on top of our more traditional tasks. And yet, IT admins are still very much needed to help evaluate SaaS applications before purchase. So how do we do this? And more importantly, how do we make this a sustainable, scalable process?

Rose Layton
7 min read

Meet BetterCloud’s New Chief Revenue Officer, Chris Jones

Our new Chief Revenue Officer Chris Jones aims to institute a “best is the standard” sales culture at BetterCloud. He’s excited about the market opportunity that BetterCloud has for the taking. “Do the right thing” is his North Star—so you can expect to see his decisions reflect this mantra.

Maddie Buyers
5 min read

Meet BetterCloud's New Chief Product Officer, Jim Brennan

Born and raised in Maryland, Jim Brennan has spent most of his life in Atlanta. His career path to this point has been non-linear, to say the least, and had you told him in college that he would one day be a chief product officer (CPO), he probably wouldn’t have believed you. However, Jim’s vast range of experiences in security, product management, and team building is what makes BetterCloud so excited to welcome him as our CPO.

Maddie Buyers
5 min read

Modernizing IT with Cloud Native Patterns – Part 3

Chris Borte, director of information technology at InsideTrack, made it a priority to develop an IT infrastructure that would be impervious to ransomware. The answer? Cloud native architecture. In this final installment of our blog series on the advantages of going cloud native, he offers guidance for organizations that are ready to modernize their IT system and go cloud native. Here are his essential tips on how to get started.

Chris Borte
2 min read

Modernizing IT with Cloud Native Patterns – Part 2

Yesterday we kicked off our 3-part blog series on cloud native architecture. We continue today with Part 2, which discusses additional advantages of going cloud native. This post dives into laptop management patterns, loose coupling, SSO as a default, self-service, and collaboration. Here’s what you need to know.

Chris Borte
4 min read

Modernizing IT with Cloud Native Patterns – Part 1

How do you develop an IT infrastructure that’s impervious to ransomware? As InsideTrack’s director of information technology, Chris Borte had a solution: move InsideTrack to a cloud native architecture that not only secures the network but also enhances flexibility and productivity. In this 3-part series, he discusses the advantages of going cloud native and offers tips for organizations that are ready to modernize their IT system. Part 1 explores the term “cloud native” and zero trust network architecture.

Chris Borte
3 min read
Communication: HR & IT

Here’s the Simplest Way for HR and IT to Establish Better Lines of Communication

Using a variety of automation technologies, SaaS management and security platforms, and improved HR information systems, companies are working to predict, manage, and adapt to organizational change as technology changes and employees come and go. And while these products are now near-necessities, one key ingredient is still at the heart of the seamless (and successful) management and flow of people through an organization: communication.

Gavin Whatrup
3 min read
HR and IT: Automation, Delegation, and Financing

HR and IT: 3 Must-Have Tactics to Work and Adapt Faster

The modern workforce is a chaotic combination of full- and part-time employees, consultants, contractors, freelancers, permalancers, and many other contributors. Today, HR and IT teams are expected to deliver a great experience and easy access to SaaS apps, regardless of whether workers are in-office, remote, hybrid, or mobile and field employees. These tactics will help them succeed.

Gavin Whatrup
4 min read
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