Identifying the right degree of process automation is the most significant challenge for any consultant.
Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 11, 2011
Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, today announced that Torsten Volk has joined the firm as senior analyst in the systems management practice area. In this role, Torsten will specialize in server virtualization, cloud computing, and workload automation.
“With over 10 years of real-world experience managing highly complex IT projects within the virtualization, cloud, and custom software application development realm, Torsten will be a great asset to any professional seeking to make the most strategic IT and business decisions within this space,” said Dan Twing, president and COO at EMA.
Prior to joining EMA, Torsten served as Principal and Director of Professional Services of two major consulting firms, where he helped a long list of national and international organizations like The World Bank, Prometric and Cricket Communications evaluate and identify the business value of emerging enterprise technologies.
Torsten's year-long advanced research project on the determinants of new venture success at Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland underlines his enthusiasm for helping businesses succeed by identifying and refining their positioning within the marketplace.
“Identifying the right degree of process automation is the most significant challenge for any consultant,” said Torsten. “Truly game-changing technologies set themselves apart from ‘really cool’ technologies by complementing these central processes in a way that makes these processes more automated, but without business stakeholders losing control.”
Torsten’s complete bio is available online at
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