Culture, Engineering

Hackathoning with IoT, Blockchain, and AppDynamics

Early in the new year, AppDynamics hosted a hackathon to give employees a chance to explore technologies they were curious about, have fun, and build cross-functional relationships. I teamed up with a group of women who were interested in researching blockchain. Other members of the team included Balwinder Kaur, Nicole Hu, Audrey Nahrvar, Jeanie Oh, […]

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon: A Diverse and Growing Community

The motto for this year’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, “Keep Cloud Native Weird,” proved to be as much a prediction as a slogan when temperatures plummeted last week and snow began to fall in Austin, Texas. Despite Austin uncharacteristically turning into a winter wonderland, the attendance for this third annual event was truly impressive, boasting over […]

Culture, Engineering

Why Metrics Must Guide Your DevOps Initiative

Metrics-oriented thinking is key to continuous improvement – and a core tenant of any agile or DevOps philosophy. Metrics are factual and once agreed upon, these facts are used to drive discussions and methods. They also allow for a collaborative effort to execute decisions that contribute towards business outcomes. DevOps, although becoming a commonly used […]

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Recap: Summer Internship Program

Our summer internship has come to an end. Our interns put in hard work this summer across their different departments and have made quite an impact here at AppDynamics. While we’re sad they’re making their way back to school, we know they are taking many important lessons with them. In this post, we’ll take a […]

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The Four Things I Learned in Ten Weeks at AppDynamics

It’s Friday, July 28th, 2017, 7 PM, and I’m sitting down to start writing this blog post. It’s the last day of the quarter and I’ve just finished week six of my eleven-week summer internship at AppDynamics. Realizing that I’ve passed the halfway point, I figured now was as good a time as any to […]

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Summer Internship Program at AppDynamics

The best learning experiences are hands-on experiences. That’s why at AppDynamics we invest so heavily in our summer internship program. We feel it’s important that college students and postgraduate students have opportunities to grow and expand. This year we are fortunate to have 14 interns spending their summer with us. Their backgrounds include product management, […]

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Key business lessons from Alex Ferguson

At AppDynamics, we believe that business success means people success. Without one, the other is difficult. And at the end of the day, it all starts with people. Recruiting and retaining the best talent in the industry is tough, but it’s a crucial step to deliver the long-term business outcomes which lead to sustainable revenue […]

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Inspiring Women Making Their Mark on the Tech World [Infographic]

More than one tenth of the total private sector payroll in the US goes straight to workers in the tech industry. And despite some well-established stereotypes, tech isn’t just a man’s world. There are an estimated 2.3 million women in computer training, biotechnology, data processing, wireless telecommunications, computer operation, computer systems analysis, and more. While […]

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Spotlight: Women of AppDynamics

Welcome back to another installment of our Women of AppDynamics showcase. As our fiscal year comes to an end, we’re happy to report that a majority of our hires in several departments have been primarily female, being well over 55% in each of the marketing, business services, and People @AppD (human resources and recruiting) sectors. […]

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A Look at Our Fresh Grads and Their Journey Thus Far

At AppDynamics, our employees come from some of the best and most renowned universities worldwide. This also includes many of the younger, fresher faces of our company. On-campus recruiting begins in the fall and continues until the early months of winter, in which we interview hundreds of students to see if they have what it […]