Applying HumanOps to on-call

October 9, 2018 in HumanOps, Product Engineering

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 […]

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

May 13, 2017 in HumanOps, Startups

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 […]

How To Prepare For A Cyber Attack

April 12, 2017 in HumanOps, Security

There’s no predicting when a cyber attack might come, whether it be in the form of a DDoS, a virus, malware, or phishing. It’s therefore important to be constantly vigilant, and prepared for incidents when they do occur.

Interview: how to manage stress levels as a founder

March 13, 2017 in HumanOps, Startups

Originally published as an interview on 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 […]