Hooked on Service Metrics

DevOps.com

The post Hooked on Service Metrics appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Practice Microservices Journal Operations devops microservices service mesh service metricsWe live in an increasingly “as-a-service” world.

CloudBees: 2019 to Be Year of DevOps Metrics

DevOps.com

While DevOps has come a long way in terms of understanding and adoption, 2019 is going to be marked by a concerted effort to applying metrics to DevOps processes. The post CloudBees: 2019 to Be Year of DevOps Metrics appeared first on DevOps.com.

xMatters Incorporates Stackdriver APM Metrics from Google

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Ratio metrics

Erik Bernhardsson

We run a ton of A/B tests at Spotify and we look at a ton of metrics. Defining metrics is a little bit of an art form. Ideally you want to define success metrics before you run a test to avoid cherry picking metrics. You also want to define a metric that has as high signal to noise ratio. And of course, most importantly, your metric should ideally correlate to high level business impact as much as possible. Bad metric.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

dashboard of real-time metrics inside their primary application is all they need. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue.

The Must Have Metrics Any DevOps and SRE Manager Should Measure

OverOps

Follow us on Twitter for all the latest and greatest posts from our blog: NEW POST The Must Have Metrics Any #DevOps and #SRE Manager Should Look At [link] pic.twitter.com/HvPxIODNUI. This metric clearly represents how successful the team is in accomplishing that goal.

Monitoring Metrics You Can’t Afford to Ignore

The New Stack

In this article, I’ll talk about some of the most important metrics to consider for monitoring. Picking the Most Important Metrics. Let’s consider a couple of key metrics: Error Handling. So far, we’ve indicated two critical metrics to use for your application.

Two DevOps Metrics for Agile Teams & their Managers

Storm Consulting

They’ve been using just two DevOps metrics , the number of releases made per month and the number of incidents raised per month. Figure 1 Indicative figures showing positive jaws of DevOps metrics: releases vs incidents. DevOps Metrics #1 – Release frequency.

KPIs, Velocity, and Other Destructive Metrics

Allen Holub

"It is wrong to suppose that if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it—a costly myth." " –W. Edwards Deming The Deming quote at the top of this post is often twisted into something worthy of Frederick Taylor: "if you can't measure it, you can't manage it." " Deming would disagree. You can—in fact, must—manage things… Agility

Communities of Practice Measurement: Focusing on the Right Metrics to Grow Your Company’s Knowledge Capital

Luis Goncalves

Below are the five levels of values and metrics that you can use to evaluate the community of practice in your organisation: Immediate Value – refers to the valuable interactions or activities between the members of the community. The post Communities of Practice Measurement: Focusing on the Right Metrics to Grow Your Company’s Knowledge Capital appeared first on Luís Gonçalves. Making Sense of Your Company’s Knowledge Capital – Communities of Practice Measurement.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Which metrics you should and shouldn’t be using. Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone.

Knowing your metrics

Derek Huether

Know your metrics and the behaviors they drive. Everyone at your company should understand which metrics drive the business, and what behaviors they encourage. He went on to say, “Everyone needs to know how each metric fits into the big picture…why and how we’re measuring something, and how it’s relevant to performance.”. More directly, I would say metrics should capture the changing environment of your business so you can make informed decisions.

How Does Honeycomb Compare to Metrics, Log Management, and APM Tools?

Honeycomb

Metrics? Here’s the run-down, followed by some deeper discussion: Metric Analysis. Application Context For Solving Problems – Honeycomb fixes the “ Dimensions of Doom ” problem (also known as high cardinality), which is described in detail in the discussion of metrics below. There is no explosive cost increase or limitation due to contextual information (usually called “tags” or “labels” in metrics products). More than just metrics.

Startup Metrics

SoCal CTO

A post by Fred Wilson pointed me to Dave McClure's Startup Metrics presentation. Define what you need from a metrics and reporting standpoint. Startup Metrics for Pirates (SeedCamp, Sept 2009) View more documents from Dave McClure.

Visualizing Information Most Important with Job-Based Metrics

CTOvision

That is why Bright added job-based metrics to their Bright Cluster Manager solutions. Users can now select a job that is currently running (or has recently run) and get metrics for both nodes and jobs. CPU usage metrics. Memory usage metrics. Katie Kennedy.

Using Data and Messaging to Drive Product Activation

Speaker: Ruben Ugarte, Founder, Practico Analytics

Of course, it’s crucial to have a good onboarding experience to drive your activation metrics. If you're looking to optimize your onboarding to improve your activation metrics, this webinar is for you. Onboarding users is filled with possibilities and challenges.

Optimizing VoIP: Good Use Case for Enterprise Metrics And Monitoring

CTOvision

But CorvilNet enterprise metrics, monitoring and optimization support the full suite of enterprise applications and data required by modern organizations. By Bob Gourley This post was written on behalf of Corvil to help further the dialog on efficient IT operations.

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Track the Correct Service Desk Metrics for the Right Reasons

CTOvision

You have successfully created an array of reports and figures that can tell you everything about every aspect of every call ever logged for your organization’s service issues. You now have a great deal of information that will take time from what you should be focusing on: the customer. I've noticed that there's a tendency […]. CTO News

Implementing DevOps? Start with a Strategy

DevOps.com

Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice CI/CD pipeline devops implementation DevOps planning metrics StrategyOrganizations today are focused on improving the IT delivery process and taking it to the next level. DevOps plays a key role in achieving this goal, if it’s done right.

Identifying Cloud Migraines Before Cloud Migration: 6 Tips

DevOps.com

Blogs DevOps in the Cloud cloud deployment cloud migration cloud monitoring infrastructure performance metricsMigrating to the cloud isn’t as simple as signing up for a SaaS application or deploying applications on a cloud infrastructure or platform; there are other factors at play.

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Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

Likewise, it’s even more important to shape your sales culture into one that is positive, accountable, and metric-driven. Gary Galvin will help you define metrics to drive success, empower your sales team, and create a culture driven by results and accountability.

Metrics and Big Data: How to measure the value of big data for your business

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley With the herald of innovative, personal, smart and targeted marketing, ‘big data’ offers enticing and varied advantages for businesses. The ability uncover and harness data, to tackle and tame the informational chaos presented, is increasingly expected of most organisations.

Logging: Turning Good DevOps Teams into Great Ones

DevOps.com

Blogs DevOps Practice developers devops log management logging metrics programmingThe competition is on for DevOps teams that are expected to rev up production on a multitude of projects, with teams and companies aiming to stay atop the global software product marketplace.

Granularity and Consistency of Startup Metrics

SoCal CTO

Part of those questions are around Startup Metrics. Tim Berry has a great post on Why I Hate Those Huge Market Numbers tells us that he doesn’t like to see business plans with multi-billion market numbers used as the basis for projections. It’s the old – 5% of massive market gives us a big number. I agree completely: If it makes you feel better to give me that number in passing, okay, go ahead, but don’t put any emphasis on it.

How Much Should My Observability Stack Cost?

Honeycomb

Logging Metrics ObservabilityWhat should one pay for observability? How much observability is enough? How much is too much, or is there such a thing?

Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

You'll learn: How to turn basic dashboard metrics into a financial model. Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending!

Escape Velocity

Agile Alliance

Time and time again teams struggle with Velocity as a genuinely helpful metric. Escape Velocity considers better alternatives to Velocity as a metric. Process velocity

Instana Extends Leading Kubernetes Monitoring Solution to Better Serve Developer Community

DevOps.com

Press Releases devops instana KubeCon kubernetes Kubernetes system metrics solutionCompany’s Latest Release Provides Quickest and Easiest Developer Visibility of Kubernetes Application and System Performance Seattle at KubeCon – December 11, 2018 – Instana, the first APM solution provider to monitor kubernetes at the application layer, today announced further enhancements to the company’s automatic application monitoring solution for containerized applications.

Quicker Insight into Apache Solr and Collection Health

Cloudera Engineering

CDH Cloudera Manager How-to Search alerts Apache Solr charts Cloudera Search cluster health Collection Health custom dashboards diagnostics metrics monitoring resource management solr stats troubleshooting

Why CIOs Need To Discover IT Paradise By The Dashboard Lights (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

Senior executives in your company are looking to a formal, integrated dashboard to enable them to be able to monitor key company metrics. In the past, your senior executives including the CFO may have been content to focus only on the high-level metrics.

Build Actionable Dashboards to Drive Your Business

Speaker: Jim O'Leary, VP of Product Management, and Brian Elmi, Director of Product Management, NTENT

Most product dashboard review lagging indicators rather than leading indicator and focus on the wrong metrics to move the business forward. How to define success metrics for new initiatives (product, marketing, etc) that align with your business needs.

SignalFX: Monitoring platform for modern applications

CTOvision

Their capability provides metrics, streaming analytics and analytics around interactions and services. They have proven to be able to process 10s of billions of metrics daily. From their website: Metrics and Events at Scale. Multidimensional Metrics & Flexible Metadata.

Why Measure the Value of an Organization’s Information?

CTOvision

The metrics associated with their use would have to be reliable and repeatable. Big Data News analytics infonomics Metrics valueDennis D. McDonald. Information value. CTOvision.com recently posted an interesting article by John Mancini titled Putting a value on your company information. In it Mancini says, it is imperative that standard models to measure information are introduced as a matter of urgency in this digital age.

An Introduction to OKR: Objectives and Key Results

Derek Huether

Identify metrics (via GQM ) that will communicate progress of completion. Metrics ProductivityObjectives and Key Results (OKR) is a popular leadership process for setting, communicating and monitoring goals and results in organizations on a regular schedule, usually quarterly. The intent of OKRs is to link organization, team and personal objectives in a hierarchical way to measurable results or outcomes, focusing all efforts to make measurable contributions. Why OKRs are important.

Leading and Lagging Indicators

Derek Huether

Metrics Productivity Indicators KPIWhen attempting to attain an objective or key result, people often refer to key performance , leading and lagging indicators. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t know the difference and how to use them to their benefit. This post should provide some clarity to the differences. What is a Key Performance Indicator (KPI). Indicators are statistical values to measure current conditions as well as forecast trends and outcomes.

Why Scenario Planning Is A Critical Skill All CIOs Have To Have

The Accidental Successful CIO

Innovation meant time between failures metrics obsolete operations productivity scenario planning status quo Tags risk uptime Scenario planning is a skill that every CIO must have Image Credit. Risk is a part of every CIO’s standard job description.

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Delivering the Least Scope

Scrum.org

We need to prioritize metrics for learning. Create learning metrics, quantitative and qualitative. Prioritize these metrics alongside financial. One common misconception of agile is that it simply allows you to get everything done faster. This is simply not true.

AppDynamics Applies AIOps to Automate IT

DevOps.com

At the same time, AppDynamics is making good on a promise to integrate metrics drawn from Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), the software-defined networking (SDN) that Cisco is embedding in […].

On-Demand Webinar: The Dark Side of Java Production Monitoring

OverOps

More about metrics, logging, monitoring, and reliability. Automated workflows are the new gold standard for delivering top quality products in an agile environment, but with constant change, comes constant risk.

The Benefits of a Purpose-Built Platform

DevOps.com

When it comes to storing metrics and events, a time series database provides a number of benefits that general purposes databases don’t, including high velocity, range scans over large chunks of data, efficient data eviction and compression.