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The latest News and Information on Incident Management, On-Call, Incident Response and related technologies.

May 2024 Update - New shift scheduling brings increased productivity and improved user experience, along with revamped stand-in functionality

Our May update includes a newly revamped shift scheduling for your SIGNL4 teams. It is now much easier to run your shift model in SIGNL4 and schedule team members into shifts. It also includes a new calendar view and a fundamental revision of our substitute function for the scheduled colleagues on duty. All details are as always available in this blog article.

Accelerate incident resolution with Advanced Insight

The common thread among teams responsible for maintaining IT services is their reliance on a deep understanding of the IT environment. Teams need access to all types of critical data to keep systems running. While it seems straightforward, ITOps teams face many challenges in locating, accessing, and synthesizing enough data to fully understand an incident’s cause and establish a remediation plan.

KPIs vs. SLAs:Important Metrics in Incident Management

Organizations prioritize Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to achieve optimal performance. However, understanding the differences between KPIs and SLAs can be challenging. In this blog, we discuss everything about Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Service Level Agreements (SLAs), and the key differences between KPIs vs SLAs.

Grafana OnCall: Connect to Discord, Mattermost, and more with webhooks

One important consideration when adopting a tool is whether it can integrate with your existing workflows and services. Each scenario can be highly specific, which is why it’s important to look for tools that have a public API or customizable webhooks. Last year, Grafana OnCall expanded its webhook support to allow for more complex setups, offering greater flexibility to interact with other services during alert group events.

Maximizing ROI: The Value of an Incident Response Platform Measured in Metrics

Organizations are constantly challenged by the threat of IT incidents, cyberattacks and breaches. Incidents such as data breaches, malware infections, and system outages can have devastating consequences for businesses, including financial losses, reputational damage, and legal liabilities. In response to these threats, many organizations are turning to incident response platforms to streamline their incident management processes and enhance their cybersecurity posture.

Steps to Building Strategic Vendor Partnerships for Enhanced End-User Value

Vendor partnerships are the core of the MSP business model. These partnerships enable MSPs to offer vital services like data backups, cybersecurity, and cloud solutions to complement their offerings. These partnerships provide unique competitive differentiators that help MSPs stand out in a crowded market when well-managed. Strong vendor relationships are vital to achieving growth and establishing a solid brand presence.

Driving Technical Delivery: Balancing Speed and Quality in Enterprise Platforms

Enterprises face a constant challenge: how to deliver technical solutions quickly without compromising on quality. In the race to innovate and stay ahead of the competition, the pressure to accelerate delivery can sometimes overshadow the importance of maintaining high standards of quality and reliability. However, striking the right balance between speed and quality is crucial for the long-term success and sustainability of enterprise platforms.

PagerTree Team Admin QuickStart Guide

In this quick start guide, we will cover the basics of getting started as a team admin within PagerTree. Transcript: In this Team Admin QuickStart guide, we will explore the basics of team management in PagerTree. Team admins are responsible for managing teams within PagerTree. In the Team Page, admins can edit current teams, on-call schedules, and escalations policies. When editing teams They can assign and remove members as well as assign team admins.

Accelerate incident investigations with Bits AI, Datadog's generative AI co-pilot

Learn how Datadog’s generative AI assistant, Bits AI, can help organizations accelerate incident investigations with auto-generated summarization to get you up to speed quickly, fetch information about past related events, update teams and statuses all through Slack.

Accelerate root-cause analysis with AIOps

The digital landscape is evolving constantly — as is its complexity. Organizations need more efficient and effective ways to sort through high volumes of IT noise to identify the root cause of incidents. In a recent webinar with BigPanda CIO Jason Walker and Waste Management Principal Architect Udo Strick, Joe Connelly — director of monitoring, observability, and service reliability at Chipotle Mexican Grill — shared his perspective on.