News of the Week in Application Performance Management and IT Operations – August 24

This week’s featured articles includes contributions from Pete Golden of APMDigest, Charlie Betz of EMA research, Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring, and more:

1) Pete Golden of APMDigest discussed the latest Gartner reasearch on SaaS adoption:

2) Charlie Betz of EMA research released a new white paper explaining how IT must operate as a “business within a business:”,-Financial-Processes,-and-Systems

3) Cameron Laird of Real User Monitoring explained the storms of challenges facing APM, including mobile and big data:

4) Ritu Saxena from Tools Journal published her list of APM solutions which favor cloud environments:

5) Paul Korzeniowski of TechTarget warned that IT pros must adapt to survive and thrive in the current technological environment: