BMC Software, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise management solutions, unveiled a series of downloadable podcasts discussing key information technology issues encountered by customers of all size and scope. In the podcasts, some of the Company's leading technical and business visionaries discuss the changing information technology market and how Business Service Management (BSM) provides the necessary framework for customers to align business and IT operations for optimal ROI and performance.
BMC Software in Houston Texas has officially launched an executive blogging and podcasting area on their corporate website. The main BMC website is Vignette, it has been augmented with Plone to provide additional functionality. So if you're interested in seeing what a large Business-to-Business-oriented software company would do if it wanted to get involved with externally facing corporate blogging and podcasting.
TalkBMC is developed by Quintagroup in collaboration with 4WebResults and BMC Software. Plone hosting services are provided by Quintagroup. Podcasts are delivered by Tom Parish.
Podcasts are audio files (BMC will use the popular MP3 format) that can be downloaded automatically by programs such as Apple's iTunes or the open source iPodder. Users subscribe to their preferred podcasts, then listen to the programs on portable music players such as iPods, or through audio software on their PCs.
BMC Software, Inc. (bmc.com), is a leading provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to manage IT from a business perspective. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC Software solutions span enterprise systems, applications, database and service management. Founded in 1980, BMC Software has offices worldwide and fiscal 2005 revenues of more than $1.45 billion.
Quintagroup (quintagroup.com) is a provider of open source content management solutions for enterprises. The company offers Plone hosting, Zope development, Plone skin design and Plone implementation services.
4WebResults is an Austin SEO company that provides proven, content-rich search engine marketing strategies, Open Source CMS solutions, safe search engine optimization techniques and Internet web site promotion using business blogs. 4WebResults also provides corporate strategies for Podcast production and promotion.
Plone is an open source Content Management System for managing information and administering content. The nonprofit Plone Foundation was formed in 2004 to promote the use of Plone around the world and protect the Plone IP and trademarks. Plone CMS is available under a dual licencing scheme, GPL and a commercial license. Plone was founded in 1999 by Alan Runyan (USA), Alexander Limi (Norway) and Vidar Andersen (Norway).