How to Manage Toil as You Scale

Mar 09, 2022

In this panel, we will be bringing together leading SREs to discuss how they’ve been able manage the time they dedicate to toil in a way that lets their services scale. We’ll discuss changing responsibilities for toil in the modern engineering org, the perfect workload balance, and whether or not eliminating toil completely is the best way to go. Key takeaways Develop processes that balance toil and project work to support your company’s rate of growth Reduce unnecessary toil to allow SRE teams to contribute more effectively Create fulfilment in your SRE roles to improve productivity and retention Understand how the right amount of toil can actually be beneficial to your org