Travis’ blogs will center on systems management trends, products and solutions. He will leverage his over 15 years working with a wide variety system management products from SMS 1.1, Altiris and Matrix42. In addition to his product experience Travis will use his knowledge of customer’s pain points and business objectives to give opinions and thought leadership to his readers.
Looking back, if any single phrase could sum up the IT industry in this decade, it would most certainly be, “Aligning IT with Business”. It’s a mantra we’ve heard over and over since the Dot Com crash when IT organizations were thrown money hand over fist with the idea that at least some of it would stick and produce wildly outrageous advantages and profits to the company.
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Travis Davis is the Director of Technical Services at Matrix42, a leader in configuration and change management, service desk and service catalog that provides solutions for both small and large organizations. He provides technical expertise to Matrix42 customers and potential customers via on-site and web demo and discussions. Prior to his current position, he was the Central Area Systems Engineer Director for Altiris (now part of Symantec).
Travis was a contributing author for Windows 2000 Security Handbook. In addition, he was the technical editor for NT Server 4 in the Enterprise and other MCSE topics from Que Publishing. Travis has also published many articles and spoken at industry leading conferences:
General Session and Breakout Speaker at Swynk BackOffice Administrators Conference, June 1999 & June 2000
Breakout Speaker at Computing Edge SMS Conference, March 2000
Breakout Speaker at Altiris Windows 2000/SMS Conference, March 2001
Breakout Speaker at Altiris European Windows 2000/SMS Conference, September 2001
Breakout Lab Speaker at Microsoft Management Conference, March 2003
Travis is also retired from the U.S. Army where he served as Armored Reconnaissance Specialist and a member of the Sergeant Morals Club.