Survey Finds Reliance on APM Mainly Reactive

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DevOps Challenges and Version Control: What the Survey Results Tell Us

Developers often struggle with continuous integration (CI) or continuous delivery (CD) performance, testing delays and other bottlenecks. The post DevOps Challenges and Version Control: What the Survey Results Tell Us appeared first on

5 findings from O'Reilly's machine learning adoption survey companies should know

O'Reilly Media - Data

New survey results highlight the ways organizations are handling machine learning's move to the mainstream. As machine learning has become more widely adopted by businesses, O’Reilly set out to survey our audience to learn more about how companies approach this work.

The state of incident management: survey results


Last month, SignifAI conducted a survey of DevOps and SRE teams to learn about the incident management tools and processes they’re currently using, common delights and gripes with each tool, and the ways teams triage incidents and measure their effectiveness.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

can beat out hundreds of surveys. PRICE 22 Pricing for Value This exercise can get you started, but it is best performed along with third-party intelligence gathering. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS.

A Few Surprises 300 Developers Revealed in a Survey

The New Stack

In a recent survey, nearly 300 professional developers helped us uncover some surprising new data about open source usage trends like these in professional development teams. Download the full report with all of the findings from the survey ]. Tidelift sponsored this post. Chris Grams.

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Survey Results Show How the Hybrid Cloud Is Happening

The New Stack

As these organizations look to the future, they typically want to leverage the different infrastructures when they make most sense based on factors such as cost, performance, data sovereignty and geographic location/zone. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation sponsored this post. Jay Lyman.

Industry Survey Results: What Matters Most for DevOps Value Stream Efficiency

CollabNet VersionOne

CollabNet reached out to its global audience at the end of last year and conducted an industry survey to learn more about DevOps priorities and the concerns of executive leaders, project managers, engineers and other software development and testing professionals.

Performance Appraisals Update


Impediments of Performance Appraisals. The research on performance appraisal shows that they: Demotivate employees. 70% of content is about the manager, not the employee, and the remainder often does not accurately reflect employee performance because the manager does not really know day to day what happens (the team does). Direct and immediate feedback is helpful (not performance appraisals). If performance appraisals are not abolished here is an alternative solution.

Soft Skills Drive Employee Engagement, Hard Skills Drive Organizational Performance

Six Disciplines

Performance Management

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

into everything from daily driving performance (Progressive, State Farm) to home. The same survey found that users ind traditional BI. MONETIZING ANALYTICS FEATURES: Why Data Visualizations. Will Never Be Enough. Go beyond basic embedded dashboards to diferentiate your.

3 Ways to Prepare for a Better Performance Review

Let's Grow Leaders

As I sat on the beach sipping my chardonnay, I vowed to never blow off preparing for a performance review again. Give it a try as you prepare for your own performance review, or share with your team to help them prepare for their meeting with you.

Why Being Purpose-Driven Is The #1 Influencer Driving Organizational Performance

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Performance Management

Survey results: Better computer science learning through hackathons


At hackathons, students practice classroom concepts, learn beyond the curriculum, and pick up skills to improve their performance in class. The post Survey results: Better computer science learning through hackathons appeared first on The GitHub Blog.

5 Ways Healthcare Facilities Can Improve Their Financial Performance

Strategy Driven

Here are four ways healthcare facilities can improve their financial performance without adversely impacting patients. The metrics you use as the yardstick for organizational performance affect how people act. Healthcare facility operating margins are under pressure from all sides.

6 Lessons Learned from High-Performing Lean Teams


We surveyed the top performing Lean teams to find out what makes them successful. Lean strategies are a dynamic way to maximize efficiency. Today’s post is by Jon Terry, Lean-Agile strategy at Planview and former co-founder of LeanKit.

7 Ways to Boost Your IT Help Desk Performance Today


Is the performance on your IT help desk lacking? With the right plan in place, your team can begin to see performance improvement over time with just a few tweaks to your process. Here are seven ways you can help boost the performance of your help desk today.

Four Phases of High-Quality Business Performance Assessments

Strategy Driven

Business performance assessments are conducted in a series of phases: Identify, Plan & Schedule, Execute, and Close-out. Identify Phase: The Identify Phase starts the business performance assessment process by defining the broad parameters within and by which the assessment.

CIOs Want To Run Their IT Department Like Adobe

The Accidental Successful CIO

There are a number of different ways to go about doing this, but sending out surveys to employees is one of the best ways. At Adobe they sent out surveys each quarter last year. Instead, they have now decided to do the survey twice a year.

Storage Capacity is More of a Concern Than Performance

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

Enterprise Storage Forum recently published their 2018 Storage Trends survey which made some interesting observations. Two of the key takeaways according to this 2018 storage trends survey referenced above are: “Performance and cost drivers run neck-and-neck.

Be More Productive Now: Mindful Strategies for Increasing Performance

Strategy Driven

Which, of course, negatively impacts performance. The following are five mindful strategies you can start using right away to improve performance: Identify Choice Points: Choice points are the countless moments during a day when you’re interrupted mid-task, confronted with a new priority, or have a thought that breaks your focus. Take Awareness Breaks: This is a 45-second break performed once an hour while at work.

New Ways to Minimize Financial Concerns that Erode Employee Performance

Strategy Driven

Research shows that money worries have a distinct negative impact on employees’ ability to perform their jobs. Roughly half report that the two aspects of employee performance most negatively affected by personal finances are stress and the ability to focus on work (50% and 47%, respectively).

Why Every Level of Leadership Has Very Different Ideas on What Drives Performance

Six Disciplines

It’s On You Retailers to Get Out of Your Performative Struggle


Successful retailing is definitely based on retailers’ performative struggle. For retailers, performativity is about winning customers. Successful retailing is definitely based on retailers' performative struggle. For retailers, performativity is about winning customers.

What High-Performing Companies Track

Six Disciplines

Want to be a high-performing company? A study on HR metrics by i4cp shows that higher-performing companies are more apt to measure talent-related metrics than lower performers. Key findings: 93% of higher performers measure employee engagement, compared with 79% of lower performers. 93% of higher performers utilize employee engagement surveys, compared with 78% of lower performers. Then track your talent.

2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combinations & Top Reasons Used

High Scalability

We found the answers at the Postgres Conference in March where we surveyed PostgreSQL users, contributors, and SQL and NoSQL database administrators alike. PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database system that has soared in popularity over the past 30 years from its active, loyal, and growing community. For the 2nd year in a row, PostgreSQL has kept the title of #1 fastest growing database in the world according to the DBMS of the Year report by the experts at DB-Engines.

Complimentary Resource – 2013 Sales Compensation & Performance Management Key Trends Analysis

Strategy Driven

2013 Sales Compensation & Performance Management Key Trends Analysis. The latest Chief Sales Officer (CSO) Insights Survey data has been collected and analyzed. Over 950 companies responded, providing key trends and best practices for Sales Compensation and Performance Management.

The Link Between Sleep and Effective Leadership

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Jenn Clark A survey revealed that out of 180 business leaders, four out of 10 do not get enough sleep at least four nights a week. If you catch yourself yawning at your desk or nodding off … Continue reading → Leadership business focus health performance productivity relationships

Research - What Top Performing Businesses Do Right

Six Disciplines

A survey conducted by Six Disciplines reveals what top-performing organizations do differently, and provides insights for business leaders who want to know where they should focus their efforts going forward. The original survey, conducted several years ago with over 300 C-level executives from small and midsized businesses, has now been re-published by Six Disciplines, in an effort to share the insightful results, and to validate the original research findings.

DORA Report: DevOps Maturity Levels Rise

The annual DORA report on DevOps shows a marked increase among Elite performers compared to last year The DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) arm of Google Cloud today published the results of an annual survey that suggests there have been marked gains in the level of DevOps maturity.

Sanjiv Augustine Discusses Business Agility, High-Performing Teams and Opportunities in China and Africa

CollabNet VersionOne

The survey looks into why folks are using agile and how it is helping teams develop better software at speed. For example, agile teams are cross-functional and high performing. Applying this high-performance team discipline is possible even if you have a waterfall process. As you look at the places in the world with under 10 percent responses provided on this survey, I believe those are opportunities for growth.


The State of DevOps Report 2019 Is Out

Now, let’s talk about the key findings of this year’s survey: The Industry Continues to Improve, Particularly Among the Elite Performers: Proportion of high performers have tripled, now comprising 20% of all teams.

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How To Avoid Having Unengaged Employees On Your Team

The Accidental Successful CIO

Surveys have been done and what they have found is that this affliction hits roughly 70% of the people who will be joining your department. Annual surveys are basically pointless, given how quickly the department and the company are changing.

Guest Post: 7 Key Elements To Building A High Performance Team and Organization

Lead on Purpose

Managers and executives, who are trying to improve the performance of their teams, are actively helping to improve the overall performance of their organization. Keep in mind these key elements of performance management: Image Source: Guillermo Camargo. In order to get a group performing effectively, you need a leader who thinks and communicates clearly. By John C. Stevens.

Values Based Hiring | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Values based hiring increases performance, enhances collaboration, reduces turnover, increases morale, and creates a stable culture.

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The #2 Influencer Driving Employee Engagement - An Organization That Cares About Me

Six Disciplines

Performance Management

The Formula for K-12 Student Success Part 1 of Blog Series: Student Engagement


And districts need data to measure the performance of their educators. Insights on student engagement and performance help inform teacher development and growth. With a better understanding of performance at the classroom level, you can understand where to make adjustments that will engage students more effectively. All this open communication and access to student performance can result in more positive and informed dialogue between teachers, families, and students.

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