PagerDuty Blog

It’s 3 a.m., and you’re warm and cozy under your comforter, lost in a dream world, and blissfully unaware of the drool pooling on your pillow. Suddenly, you jolt awake, your heart racing. Your phone is ringing at top volume. Your partner opens one eye to glare at you before turnin... (more)
Introducing the Finalists for the Inaugural 2017 Inclusion for Impact Awards from PagerDuty, Crunchbase, and SaaStr The 2017 Inclusion for Impact Awards finalists have been selected amid a flurry of nominations coming in the final days. Out of the nearly 100 entries submitted for... (more)
With the rise in FinTech startups, increasingly stringent regulations, and changing customer behaviors and expectations, financial institutions need to adapt quickly in order to stay relevant and competitive in today’s market. We recently met with executives from over 15 global b... (more)
2017 was a year of many major outages—some took down the Internet for hours while others disrupted business workflows and communication at companies large and small. Any way you slice it, these outages likely resulted in a lot of time devoted to postmortems. I want to reflect a ... (more)
In a recent interview, PagerDuty Co-founder Alex Solomon shared the story of how he and his fellow co-founders Andrew Miklas and Baskar Puvanathasan came up with the idea of starting a new company—and how they chose a name. The short version: When he was an engineer at Amazon, Ale... (more)
Is VoiceOps Ready for the Next Step? Imagine this: PagerDuty calls and a calm voice tells you that you have problems to pay attention to. Your internal response is perhaps not as calm and sounds something like this: “Aahh! I have to fix this!” “How should I fix this?” “Is this som... (more)
Announcing the First Inclusion for Impact Awards From PagerDuty, Crunchbase, and SaaStr In 2017, we saw an unprecedented movement within the technology industry to acknowledge and address the diversity and inclusion issues that have too long been the norm. In an effort to celebra... (more)
Do you like sailing? Personally, I’m not a fan—not without 10 Dramamine tablets ready to go in my bag, anyway. But whether you’re a fan of sailing or not, you may find the Sailboat Retrospective, a simple but effective Agile retrospective, extremely useful. This retrospective te... (more)
Since joining PagerDuty as an Agile Coach, I’ve come to appreciate the engineering culture that has been fostered here. To share what has worked for us (and how we plan to nurture it as we continue to grow), here are three ways to create an awesome engineering culture. 1. Empowe... (more)
Virtual Summit is heading to the UK! Just like its sister event in the U.S., Virtual Summit UK has a packed lineup of practitioners and thought leaders to help equip you with the skills and insight you need to build your business of tomorrow. With two brilliant tracks, we have c... (more)
What have you done to improve the lives of your co-workers who are on-call? I posed this question to my Twitter followers to see what folks are doing to make things as delightful as possible for the people keeping a watchful eye on our critical systems. The following is a small s... (more)
Virtual Summit is almost here and we couldn’t be more excited! With only a couple of weeks to go, we thought we’d share three reasons why you should attend Virtual Summit on January 23. Trust us—you don’t want to miss out on this virtual event! 1. It’s Time to Reimagine Operation... (more)
We at PagerDuty have had a lot to be thankful for—2017 was a whirlwind of excitement and a number of firsts. As we look ahead to 2018, we wanted to take a look back at the past year and share the top 5 things we’re thankful for. 5. Ramping Up Growth Like a Chia Pet on steroids, ... (more)
Depending on when you were introduced to DevOps, your perception of how DevOps is implemented will vary. DevOps started as a culture-only movement, and as it matured, it became more and more tactical. Culture remains at the heart of any DevOps environment. In many cases, culture... (more)
Depending on when you were introduced to DevOps, your perception of how DevOps is implemented will vary. DevOps started as a culture-only movement, and as it matured, it became more and more tactical. Culture remains at the heart of any DevOps environment. In many cases, culture... (more)
How to Learn from Failure in DevOps By Eric Bruno DevOps failure is a touchy subject with some, because DevOps is typically perceived as a way to avoid failure. As a result, when you fail in a DevOps practice, the situation can seem almost hopeless. However, just as a fail-fast ... (more)
It’s the end of another exciting year at PagerDuty! A few top highlights include raising $43.8 million in a Series C funding round, officially launching in London and Australia, and witnessing the first solar eclipse since 1979.   We also published a lot of good information—so a... (more)
It’s the end of another exciting year at PagerDuty! A few top highlights include raising $43.8 million in a Series C funding round, officially launching in London and Australia, and witnessing the first solar eclipse since 1979.   We also published a lot of good information—so a... (more)
What does incident management mean for the travel and hospitality industry? There are times when it can mean everything. In this post, we’ll take a look at the potential cost of data processing and IT downtime in the hospitality and travel industries, and what you can do to mana... (more)
What does incident management mean for the travel and hospitality industry? There are times when it can mean everything. In this post, we’ll take a look at the potential cost of data processing and IT downtime in the hospitality and travel industries, and what you can do to mana... (more)
© 2008 SYS-CON Media