6 Reasons You Don't Need an SRE Team

Wed 21 June 2023

The last several years have seen a huge upsurge in the popularity of the DevOps/SRE/Production Engineering model, with companies large and small adopting some of the practices and mindsets. One of the principal lessons many of these organisations (hopefully) learned was that it's close to impossible to adopt …

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Working Deliberately with OKRs

Sat 26 June 2021

After being asked by a work colleague to say words about OKRs and if they're a good thing to adopt, I realised I had more words than fit in an email or short doc -- so, here's a slightly longer doc on my view of OKRs, tempered by 15 years or …

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Bad Machinery Paper

Wed 19 May 2021

Thanks to my accomodating erstwhile colleagues, I'm able to publish the original paper (with minor redactions so it makes sense for an external audience). A version of this paper later became Chapter 29 of the SRE Book.

To add a little bit of extra colour, the document came out of …

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