Applying HumanOps to on-call

Originally written for the StackPath blog. One of the two core foundations of SaaS monitoring is alerting (the other being metric visualization and graphing). Alerting is designed to notify you when things go wrong in your data center, that there's a problem with your website performance, or if you're experiencing server downtime. More specifically, infrastructure … Continue reading Applying HumanOps to on-call

Can Google’s 20% time really work for your startup?

Originally written for VentureBeat. Google’s 20 percent time is one of the most famous, and arguably successful, management practices of all time. In their 2004 IPO letter, Google’s founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin revealed that the policy of allowing employees to take time out of their core jobs to be creative and experimental had … Continue reading Can Google’s 20% time really work for your startup?

Interview: how to manage stress levels as a founder

Originally published as an interview on uktech.news. At Tech City News, we’re always keen to shine a light on those who make up the UK’s thriving technology community. This week, we spoke with David Mytton, founder and CEO, Server Density, a SaaS-based product that helps users manage and monitor their infrastructure.  Mytton spoked to us about … Continue reading Interview: how to manage stress levels as a founder