Once Again, Gartner Names New Relic a “Leader” in the Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

By Posted in New Relic News, Top Post 30 October 2014

We are excited to share some awesome news. For the third year in a row, the industry research firm Gartner has named New Relic as a “Leader” in their Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (by Jonah Kowall and Will Cappelli, October 28, 2014). I wrote a post last year describing how the research firm looks at things,…

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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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