MorganMorgan began his marketing career at IntelliMagic in 2015 and immediately became fascinated with the world of mainframes, IT infrastructure, and how availability is what keeps our tech world spinning smoothly.

In the marketing sphere of IntelliMagic, Morgan’s done it all. He’s now a writer and marketing consultant while globe trotting.

In his spare time between writing about IT infrastructure and availability, Morgan enjoys spending his time outdoors, hiking, running, and exploring new cultures.

Resources created by Morgan Oats

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Is this z/OS workload change normal?

Change Detection allows analysts to automatically detect workload and application changes, saving them countless hours of manual labor and intensive scrutiny while trying to determine the significance of changes

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IntelliMagic zAcademy: An Online Educational Series for z/OS Professionals

Conferences are canceled, so we're bringing the conference to you! IntelliMagic zAcademy brings the education of your favorite z/OS conference to your new home office. Every week, a new online educational session.

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z/OS Performance Monitoring Best Practices for 2020

These best practices for z/OS performance monitoring will take your mainframe management from reactive and costly to proactive and efficient in no time.

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AIOps on z/OS: Six Practical Use Cases

As the complexity of Information Technology has accelerated, one reaction has been to apply machine intelligence solutions (AIOps) to IT operations and performance management. Here are six use cases.

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How to Prevent an “Epic” EHR / EMR System Outage

Application slowdowns in Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems or EMR Systems can have serious consequences. Learn how to ensure there are no “epic” EHR storage related outages on your watch.

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The High Cost of “Unpredictable” IT Outages and Disruptions

It is no secret that IT service outages and disruptions can cost companies millions of dollars, but the soft costs can make the impact of an unplanned disruption even more costly.

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No Budget for an ITOA Performance Management Solution

When trying to get approval for the right solution, it’s important to be able to show how you will get a good return on investment.

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Root Cause Analysis for z Systems Performance – Down the Rabbit Hole

Root cause analysis for z Systems can be a confusing and timely process. With the right approach, more time is spent resolving the problem than finding it.

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What is AIOps? The Benefits Explained

By applying artificial intelligence to IT operations in the performance and capacity discipline, problems are easier to understand, resolve, predict, and prevent.

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z/OS Performance Monitors – Why Real-Time is Too Late

Real-time z/OS performance monitors are often advertised as the top tier of performance management, but real-time alerts do not contain the intelligence needed to prevent disruptions in the first place.

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z/OS Performance Availability and Cost Optimization Best Practices

Why is ensuring application availability and cost optimization on z/OS so difficult? The problem isn’t a lack of data. The challenge is in creating insights from RMF & SMF.

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Reporting on z/OS Mainframe Application Performance

Intelligent reporting on mainframe applications is very helpful to understand application performance and behavior on the mainframe, and how the applications are using your systems.

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AIOps, Mainframe Monitoring, MLC Optimization, Oh My: Hot Mainframe Topics of 2018

As 2018 nears its close, I wanted to reflect on the world of RMF/SMF performance analysis and provide an ode to the topics that resonated most within the industry.

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z/OS Application Performance Insights - Recapping SHARE St. Louis

A look back at SHARE St. Louis with links to all of the presentations and sessions we hosted.

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