John Rakowski

John Rakowski

John Rakowski is Director of Product Marketing for Application Performance Management (APM) and analytics at AppDynamics. Prior to his current role, John was the lead analyst for APM and IT Operational Analytics (ITOA) at Forrester Research helping clients with their APM and analytics strategies. Earlier he worked at Fujitsu and Capgemini architecting and implementing systems management technologies for enterprises in the financial and utilities sectors plus UK government. John has more than 10 years of experience with systems management and monitoring technologies. You can follow John on twitter at https://twitter.com/momskij



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Innovate, Renovate, And Dominate – The Mantra Of The Digital Business

This was the theme for Gartner’s Application Architecture, Development & Integration (#GartnerAADI) conference, held in London on the 18th and 19th May 2015. We attended and showcased our Application Intelligence platform, and being an ex-Forrester employee I was excited to see how Gartner events compared. Firstly, hats off to Gartner, this was an extremely well […]




Engineering

Keep CALM And Embrace DevOps – Measurement

The next letter in the DevOps CALMS model brings us to M for Measurement. Focusing on the right metrics and measurements is vital if you are going to succeed with DevOps adoption. “You Never Know Where You Are Going Until You Know Where You Have Been” There are not many times in my career that […]




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Keep CALM And Embrace DevOps – Lean

Following on from my last blog posts on culture and automation, I want to move on to the next letter of the CALMS model – the letter L for Lean.  Defining Lean For many, and for myself, the basis of modern Lean principles come from Toyota and the Toyota Production System. If you want to read […]




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Keep CALM And Embrace DevOps – Automation

Following on from my blog post on Culture, I want to turn my attention to the next letter in the CALMS model – the letter A for Automation. If you boil down DevOps to its basics then it’s all about releasing new applications or features at speed while maintaining quality. In order to do this, […]




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Keep CALM And Embrace DevOps – Culture

This is my first blog post at AppDynamics, and I have to say that it’s great to be aboard. It’s been a hectic first couple of weeks, but the energy, enthusiasm and friendliness of everyone I have met has made me very excited about 2015! AppDynamics has a market leading APM and analytics platform but it […]