Enterprise Management Associates Announces IT and Data Management Webinars for June

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Topics cover business service management, PC lifecycle management, and change/configuration management

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, today announced it will host free Webinars focused on IT and data management during the month of June 2010.

The EMA™ Webinars set for June include:

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Business Service Management (BSM) Service Impact Radar Report: A Story of Market Transformation in 2010 http://www.enterprisemanagement.com/bsmnl0610

Based on extensive interviews and research with 15 vendors and more than 25 customer/deployment interviews, this Webinar will highlight the profiles of industry leading vendors – including AccelOps, ASG, BMC, CA, Compuware, FireScope, HP, IBM, Interlink, Netuitive, Novell, OPNET, Optier, Prelert and Zyrion - focused on BSM Service Impact.

Join EMA VP of Research Dennis Drogseth as he:
*Discusses where BSM Service Impact deployments are going in 2010
*Maps 15 industry leading vendors to key trends, including event consolidation, advanced analytics, multi-brand assimilation, and application dependency mapping
*Explains why service modeling is redefining the BSM marketplace in 2010

Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Best Practices for Pragmatic PC Lifecycle Management

EMA Senior Analyst Steve Brasen and Numara Software Product Marketing Manager Adee McAninch will highlight best practices for effective PC Lifecycle Management during this one-hour Webinar that will cover:
*A pragmatic approach for enabling a holistic view of the entire PC support stack
*How to end the break/fix cycle of systemic endpoint failures
*What areas of automation are critically required for end-to-end PC management
*New practices for integrating asset and service management
*Solutions for meeting security and compliance requirements
*What key features should be looked for when evaluating automated management solutions

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern
The Changing Face of IT Change Management

Managing IT change in the melting pot of Cloud computing, virtualization, automation, and increasing business and organizational dependencies on IT services is creating complexity never before seen in the IT industry.

EMA VP of Research Dennis Drogseth and ASG Senior Product Manager Patrick Wolf will discuss how to overcome these complexities during a one-hour Webinar that will:
*Provide best practices taken from ITIL v3 and years of EMA consulting with a multitude of IT organizations
*Help IT organizations get started with an effective program for managing change in an era of Cloud computing, virtualization, and increasing business and organizational dependencies on IT services
*Establish how to create a baseline for change management initiatives in terms of process, phased planning, technology adoption and organizational readiness
*Clarify the role of a CMDB System in context with change-related automation as a means of solidifying best practices and minimizing risks
*Highlight best-practice recommendations with examples of success and failure from real-world change management initiatives

About EMA
Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst firm that provides deep insight across the full spectrum of IT and data management technologies. EMA analysts leverage a unique combination of practical experience, insight into industry best practices, and in-depth knowledge of current and planned vendor solutions to help its clients achieve their goals. Learn more about EMA research, analysis, and consulting services for enterprise line of business users, IT professionals and IT vendors at http://www.enterprisemanagement.com or follow EMA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ema_research.

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