7 Tips for Using Instrumentation and Metrics

Before the acceleration of modern DevOps practices, software engineers primarily wrote code. Now the job is so much more — from getting production-ready apps and iterating quickly to scale new services to architecting system compatibility and compliance and reliability — which has elevated the need for exceptional instrumentation. But what does great instrumentation involve and … Read more

Weekly Rituals You Should Master: Project Manager

Why a month, as opposed to something sooner or later? The short answer is that this is what I’ve seen both with my own experience and with evidence from some limited data I’ve seen. You can read more about this in my post on milestones, not projects. I recommend getting the product manager, designer, and … Read more

Best Tools to Implement Kubernetes Observability

A properly managed and implemented observability system provides DevOps with granular insights that can be used to debug and heal complex systems. Observability combines monitoring, alerting, and logging with metrics visualization and its analysis. It allows development teams to get detailed insights into the real-time performance of Kubernetes clusters and applications so that they can … Read more

To Shift Right, You Need Observability

In a world of shifting left, there is a growing movement: to shift right. I recently attended a panel discussion where the panelists (from tech companies in this space) debated and even insisted – that shifting right will actually allow you to deliver more value to your customers. Then, as they laid out their arguments, … Read more

Top Salesforce Deployment Challenges and Tips

As Salesforce organizations strive to improve IT delivery, making it faster, more quality-focused, and secure, they continue to face deployment challenges. Increased customer demands and high velocity releases every now and then are creating bottlenecks for Salesforce enterprises. This is where you need to recognize the Salesforce deployment challenges your team is facing and finding … Read more

Internal Developer Platform in Plain English

Pros and Cons of Using Internal Development Platforms in the Cloud Computing World Internal Development Platform (IDP) is a brand new word in DevOps and product development. In this article, I’m explaining: What exactly IDP is How to involve it in your organization An overview of the existing IDP platforms on the market, their pros, … Read more

Cross-Functional Team Management – DZone Agile

Managing a cross-functional team is an optimal way to overcome fragmentation and organize effective teamwork for the best project results. But this is not a group of people with similar jobs, such as a marketing team, IT department, or sales department. A cross-functional team rather includes people with different expertise from different departments within one … Read more