About Alexis Mermet-Grandfille
Alexis has a software engineering background with over 30 years of experience in bringing technology and innovation to the business of customers. As an ENSIMAG engineer, he has international experience in product and service-oriented businesses in a global context. After experiences at Network General corp (CA, U.S.A) and 13 years at Hewlett Packard in various architect and management positions in the Network and Global PC Business division, he joined Atos in 2013 where he has held management positions as Director of IT Service Management Development organization, Global Technical Services Architecture and CTO of the Atos/Google Alliance. He is now the Strategic Technical Advisor for the Atos Group CTO. Alexis is a member of Atos Expert Community as a Distinguished Expert.
Articles posted by Alexis Mermet-Grandfille
Mapping the future of technology
For many years now, businesses have been facing increased digitization of their activity. It was a lot about converting physical documents into digital documents; scanning, classifying and storing were the keywords. The business digitalization: clear benefits but risky journey Now, we find ourselves in the business digitalization era. It is a much more fundamental transformation of business models with digital processes, automations,…
How to re-shape the skills and profiles of your IT management engineering teams
In the latest instalments of this blog series around how the infrastructure world is turning into a software engineering business, I have explored the changing face of infrastructure and why software-based control is essential. In this final article, I share tips and recommendations on how your IT management engineering…
How to overcome the liability and risk impacts of software-based infrastructure management
In the previous installment of this series, I discussed why software-based control of applications and infrastructure was becoming a necessity. Now, let’s take a look at some of the risks of this approach, and what skills will be required to mitigate them. Software engineering expertise In a software-controlled infrastructure
Why software-based control of applications and infrastructure is becoming a necessity
In my previous blog, we looked at how and why infrastructure has been changing. In this installment, we will look at the current state of software-based control and why it is becoming critical to today's enterprises. A software-based control necessity To manage the complexity created by huge volumes of managed assets
The change behind numbers
In my previous blog, I set the scene exploring how the infrastructure management world is turning into a software engineering business. Let’s focus today on cloud transformation and how infrastructure management is evolving. Charting the evolution of infrastructure management Managing an infrastructure business, like many other IT domains, has changed dramatically over time. It can be summed up by the following eras: The onsite-centric
Is the infrastructure management world turning into a software engineering business?
Preparing for the transition In today’s world, information and technology is omnipresent in most things we do and consume, as well as in most aspects of business operations. In addition, the advent of cloud is transforming your business more than you think. While it may offer its challenges, it can also generate significant…