FutureStack14: High Profile New Speakers Added to FutureStack14’s Stellar Lineup

By Posted in New Relic News, Top Post 20 August 2014

The lineup of speakers for our user and tech conference, FutureStack14 just keeps getting better and better. Today we’re announcing leaders and visionaries from high-profile companies like Adobe, GoPro, Bleacher Report, and Lending Club are joining the already stellar roster of speakers on tap for the October event in San Francisco at the Fort Mason…

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Refactoring Organizations: Two ways to increase your impact

Before becoming a manager at New Relic, I was an engineer myself, working primarily on backend coding and database tuning. As I’ve developed my management skills I’ve also observed that you can apply many of best engineering principles towards becoming a better manager and increasing your impact on the organization. This is the first in…

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“We Don’t Have Time to Fix Things” – Tips from New Relic

By Posted in Nerd Culture, New Relic News, Top Post 21 March 2013

In software, there’s often a war between getting stuff done and making the code perfect. Generally, our profession leans towards code quality, but we often blame the business for pushing us towards only getting features done. After all, that’s ultimately what customers care about – they don’t care how pretty our code is. So many…

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