News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – September 21

This week’s feature articles includes contributions from Jonah Kowall of Gartner, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, Charlie Betz of EMA and more. Without further adieu, here are our highlights from the world of APM and IT operations:

1) Jonah Kowall of Gartner, mentioned upcoming research on the future of APM:
http://blogs.gartner.com/jonah-kowall/2012/09/20/research-as-a-result-of-inquiry-and-monitoring-trends/

2) Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring discussed the need to customize your APM for your organization’s needs:
http://www.real-user-monitoring.com/customize-your-apm/

3) Charlie Betz of EMA released new research regarding the current IT management challenges in large organizations:
http://www.enterprisemanagement.com/research/asset.php/2378/From-IT-Financial-Management-to-Technology-Business-Management

4) APMDigest examined which APM analytics matter most in the context of Big Data:
http://www.apmdigest.com/analytics-that-matter-for-apm-generated-big-data

5) Nick Heath of TechRepublic made the case why IT pros must evolve or die:
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/cio-insights/it-departments-warned-evolve-or-die/39749435