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PagerDuty Rocking Out at Velocity Santa Clara


Five (count ‘em) PagerDuty engineers/product managers were chosen to speak at Velocity Santa Clara next week.

BOOM! What an exciting world we live in. But what are they going to be speaking about? We’re glad you asked.

Distinguished Zookeeper Poison Packet Hunter Evan Gilman is giving a lightning talk on integrating engineering and business.

Engineering teams and business teams can be like the Capulets and the Montagues: forever divided. How do you bring them together with minimal strife and maximum hugging? Let Evan tell you how at Ignite Velocity 2015 on May 27, 7:30-9:00 in Ballroom CD.

Overall Operations Superstar Doug Barth will be speaking on the IPSEC mesh network.

Securing network traffic with traditional hub-and-spoke architecture is becoming a hot mess. With systems moving to the cloud, network layout might be in someone else’s grubby, untrustworthy hands. PagerDuty solved this problem using an IPSec mesh network. Come find out how we did it on May 28, 2015, 4:10pm-4:50pm in Ballroom GH.

Resplendent Product Luminary Amanda Folson is on a panel on burnout in tech.

She and her majestic fellows will tackle the heady question of how to grapple with taking on too much in a cold, cruel world. What is the tipping point? How do you preserve your tenacious grip on sanity? What do you do when you can’t take it anymore? The answers will be bestowed upon you on May 29, 2015, 1:45-2:25 in Ballroom CD.

Grand DevOps Poobahs Dave Cliffe and Arup Chakrabarti are presenting on Black Swan incidents.

Get some practical knowledge dropped on you about incident impact, managing response, and leveraging collaboration, all while invoking a lot of water fowl metaphors. Learn about the vast spectrum of incidents, from duckiest to the fowl-est, on May 29, 2015, 5:05pm-5:45pm in Ballroom CD.

We know you’ll be stopping by.