👋 Xenda here, writing my first weekly update, yay! I'm happy to share that after joining PagerDuty a month ago, Dev Advocate Tiago and I had the amazing opportunity to meet Kat, Mandi and Tara in person during the Lisbon stop of their "Euro tour." Tara arrived in Lisbon shortly after giving the talk Resilience: Building a burnout-resistant life in developer relationships at DevRelCon London and was super excited in sharing with the team all interesting topics from the conference. Kat and Mandi left Lisbon straight to SREday stage in London, for the Mastering Incident Communications (Kat) and Futuristic Luxury Incident Response (Mandi) presentations.
Busy-cados! Besides aligning our values as a team and learning how to bake delicious pasteis de nata (portuguese custard tarts 😋) we committed to walking (a lot!) through the streets of Lisbon, while contributing to #step-tember, a global PagerDuty challenge that gives an opportunity for PD folks across the globe to fundraise, get active and connect!
What does tennis have to do with Service Ownership? As strange as it may sound, head to PagerDuty blog and learn how DevOps can learn from tennis when it comes to building healthy and resilient services. Read here 👈
Where in the world is PagerDuty DevRel? September is packed with PagerDuty Advocates worldwide in Taiwan, Atlanta and London!
Mandi will be at DevOpsDays Atlanta to present Reducing Trauma in Production with SLOs and Chaos Engineering with Julie Gunderson, September 18 and 19.
Kat will bring another round of Mastering Incident Communications to DevOpsDays Taipei September 25-26.
Tiago will talk about Supercharging PagerDuty with integrations and plugins at PagerDuty Connect London, Oct 11.
Other Dutonians you’ll find out and about:
Mitra Goswami, Senior Director of Data Science, and Manu Gurudatha, Senior Director, Software Engineering, will be presenting Let’s Adopt Generative AI at Data Science Salon September 19 in Miami.
Software Engineer Todd Whitney will be speaking at HashiConf! He’ll be presenting HashiCorp upgrades the PagerDuty way.
Find more Dutonians at our global events. 👋 Come say hi if you’re there and share your experience with us - we’re happy to connect and spread the Pagey love!
September is Global Preparedness Month. Dormain Drewitz (VP Platform Advocacy) spoke to Jason C. Flint (Sr. Manager, Facilities and Crisis Response @ PagerDuty) about crisis response and the latest updates to PagerDuty's Ops Guides. Watch it on LinkedIn.
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