Industry Insights From Our Team

January 13, 2016
Shedding Technical Debt

Shedding Technical Fat

January is a month of reckoning. We think of all the extras we bought because while we were in the store for one thing, we thought we “might as well” pick up something else. We think of every holiday party where we had “just one” extra appetizer or drink. Now people are starting to get the bills for charges they racked up during the holiday season. And we also see the scale moving in an unflattering direction, and shedding that addition is top of mind. As you begin 2016, are you considering the ways that you can also plan to […]
December 1, 2015

Still spending the night on the phone?

“Release night” is something of a norm in many development organizations. Not because it takes so long to deploy the software, but because there are so many unforeseen problems that need to be addressed right away. Sometimes there isn’t away to roll back: database issues, third-party services that only have a limited window to apply changes, etc. Everyone ends up scrambling to fix what they can before daylight. Who wants to constantly live in fire-fighting mode? Well, you don’t have to. It is possible to be confident when deploying your software products. Monitoring your applications and your environments is a proactive strategy to protect your productivity. Monitoring […]