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BMC Communities Travels:  Podcast interviews at BMC UserWorld 2007 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada on Day 1 (Monday, October 29th, 2007)

It's your I.T. world. What is happening in it now and what is going to happen next?  That's the theme for BMC UserWorld 2007.  In case you missed it, BMC Communities travels to Canada to bring you interviews with IT educators, strategists, industry experts, and consultants about what's important in your world. This list of audio interviews will be updated frequently, so check back often to see what you've missed.

For more conversations from BMC UserWorld 2007 in Vancouver, visit Day 2, or Day 3.

Podcast Interviews from Monday, October 29th, 2007

 

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The Future of Business Service Management: Podcast interview with Peter Armstrong, corporate strategist
Who would want to miss an opportunity to talk to Peter Armstrong, corporate strategist for BMC Software?  No worries.  If you missed him at   BMC UserWorld 2007 in Vancouver, you still get to listen to this conversation about where business service management has been and where it's going, as well as the key moment you know that BSM is successful in your enterprise.

 

 

 

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The CMDB Architect's Kit:  Podcast interview with Paul Buffington, senior technical instructor
Senior technical instructor Paul Buffington is enthusiastic about the course he's teaching at BMC UserWorld 2007 in Vancouver -- the CMDB   Architect's Kit.  He's focused on helping IT professionals move up the maturity curve, especially moving from the technology layer to the process layer.

 

 

 

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Have you ever met a geochemist?  If you didn't attend BMC UserWorld 2007 in Vancouver, you missed an opportunity to listen to Sydney Dent, BMC's resident geochemist and instructor in advanced asset management topics.  How do you carefully craft your CMDB so that it accomodates the needs of asset management?  Sydney has all the tips and tricks.

 

 

 

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Growing Your I.T. Intelligence:  Podcast interview with Julie Hawkes, senior education consultant
Julie Hawkes discusses ITSM and CMDB education courses she is instructing and why she is passionate about watching her customers grow in their IT education.

 

 

 

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ITIL Face-to-Face:  Podcast interview with Anthony Orr, global best practices director
Anthony Orr discusses what he's most excited about at BMC UserWorld, ITIL education, and why it's important to be face-to-face with your peers in   IT.

 

 

 

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Business Service Management and the Mainframe:  Podcast interview with Nick Pachnos, senior manager for worldwide marketing operations
Don't let Nick Pachnos fool you into thinking he's just into marketing.  This former MVS systems programmer talks about BSM and Linux on the mainframe as well as what's missing from HP's recent press release about business service management.

 

 

 

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Designing IT Education:  Podcast interview with Terry Vyas,   director - instructional design and development
How does IT education keep up with agile development?  Terry Vyas, manager of the instructional design team for BMC worldwide education   services, discusses designing IT education courses in multiple modalities, with blended content, for constantly changing software.  Does it sound impossible?  Not to Terry.  He breaks down this topic in simple terms.

 

 

 

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Customizing IT Education:  Podcast interview with Lenny Warren,   education assessment consultant
A conversation with Lenny Warren about customizing IT education specifically for a single customer's complex environment.  Lenny is also at BMC   UserWorld 2007 in Vancouver to teach tips and tricks for performance tuning, ITSM, and the CMDB.