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Tag You’re It: Organized, Configurable Tagging is a Must-do for Great Incident Analytics.
Wouldn’t it be nice to learn which parts of your service see the most incidents, or why one service experiences more Sev1 incidents than the others? It’s not always easy to see the full disruptive impact of an engineering incident.
December 8, 2022
Swimlane Frameworks and Diagrams for Structured Incident Resolution
We’re excited to introduce Blameless Swimlanes - a feature that helps to minimize customer impact and enables faster incident resolution by allowing incident commanders to orchestrate parallel streams of investigations for complex incidents.
December 7, 2022
Blameless Expands Microsoft Partnership to Deliver Faster, More Intuitive Incident Response Collaboration
The integration between Blameless and Microsoft Teams is significant for our customers, because it enhances their main line of communication during the most pressing moments of incident response. Directly from Microsoft Teams, an on-call engineer initiates an incident, notifies stakeholders, and orchestrates rapid response, all while automatically collecting each event or “touch” that adds value to the retrospective (postmortem) for learning.
September 12, 2022
Postmortems Now Called Retrospectives in Blameless
Something big happened at Blameless this month — our “Postmortem” feature was updated to its new name, “Retrospective”. To the naysayer, I suppose you’re thinking, This seems trivial. Different teams call it different names anyway, so why bother making the change? First let me say, thank you for reading our blog and I hope you finish this one through to the end. Now, allow me to explain our reasoning and why we’re excited about this update.
March 2, 2022
SRE and Fighting Games
When learning SRE, you might find its principles a bit unintuitive. For example, it might be difficult to learn why aiming for 100% reliability is wasteful, or how reliability isn’t the same as availability, or why failure ought to be celebrated. Believe it or not, there is a method to these ideas. My goal in this article is to shed light on the principles and to leave you a believer, such that you’ll take steps towards starting SRE practices.
October 26, 2021
Situation Room: On-Call Team Faces Worst Case of Sunday Scaries
Ask incident responders to share stories of standout experiences on the job, and you’ll hear wonderful anecdotes. That’s precisely what we did. Our latest blog recounts a real story from one of our own engineers.
August 31, 2021