HumanOps

$ Let’s focus on the human aspects of running infrastructure

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What's wrong?

Running operations is tough. Too many alerts and interrupted sleep significantly hurts team happiness and productivity.

A superhero culture exists and unreasonable expectations are placed on Ops. We want to highlight the importance of the health of teams running systems, not just the systems themselves. Find out more about the issues.

What can we do?

Our aim is to help ease communication, reduce fatigue and eliminate stress.

We're encouraging the discussion and sharing of ideas and best practices around how to look after the team who look after your systems. Read more about HumanOps.

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People are already collaborating around the world at our HumanOps events

London

Thu May 19, 2016
The Financial Times

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San Francisco

Wed Jun 29, 2016
Yelp

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Poznan

Wed Oct 5, 2016
Pixel Building

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San Francisco

Wed Oct 19, 2016
Nylas HQ

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London

Mon Nov 21, 2016
Facebook HQ

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San Francisco

Wed Jan 20, 2017
Pager Duty

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London

Tue Feb 07, 2017
Moo HQ

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Poznan

Wed Feb 15, 2017
Allegro HQ

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Munich

Wed Mar 29, 2017
Stylight HQ

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New York City

Tue Apr 25, 2017
Work-Bench

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If you'd like to run your own HumanOps meetup, please contact david@serverdensity.com

HumanOps mantra

HumanOps reading

Humans.txt
We are people, not machines.

http://humanstxt.org/

Worker, Interrupted:
The Cost of Task Switching

http://www.fastcompany.com/944128/worker-interrupted-cost-task-switching

7 Ways Sleep Affects Your Work

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/26/sleep-work_n_5869168.html

Principles of Calm Technology

http://www.calmtech.com/

How and why we use
DevOps checklists

https://blog.serverdensity.com/how-and-why-we-use-devops-checklists/

DevOps On-Call:
How we Handle our Schedules

https://blog.serverdensity.com/how-we-handle-on-call-schedules/

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