Month: February 2017

How a Digital Experience Center (DEC) aligns development, operations and the business for the best customer experience?

Backed by the right technology and expertise, Digital Experience Centers (DECs) offer visual platforms for dynamic collaboration between dev, prod, and ops teams together with business stakeholders. They support an agile DevOps culture across an entire organization. This in turn positions user experience squarely as the top priority. They teach us how Dynatrace can bring customer insights, visibility into new stack technologies, and detailed management of the deployment pipeline to… read more

Everywhere, people are less patient. How Performance Engineering helps Watson Health manage?

Did you know that the volume of healthcare data just reached 150 exabytes, and will soon be at zettabyte and yottabyte scale?  Moreover, 80% of healthcare data is invisible to current systems because it is unstructured! In this session “Evolving performance engineering: How business drives performance management” we’ve looked at how business drivers are shaping the need for the next-level APM at IBM Watson Health. With Dynatrace, IBM Watson Health… read more

Running Microservices with Cloud Foundry and AWS

In this presentation, Johannes Engelke (twitter: @quablab), SAP Hybris, Product Owner for Backend Services, gave us an overview of what his team is doing to run and build their Hybris as a service (YaaS) microservices platform on AWS.  Their application uses many different technologies, and due to our broadest support of cloud-native technologies, Dynatrace supports their monitoring needs.  Dynatrace has a tight relationship with SAP Hybris and the only APM… read more

Digital transformation isn’t just about technology!

Digital transformation depends on advanced technology, but that’s not all. Even the most innovative tech solutions need to be supported by the right human experience and process knowledge for digital business to grow. By establishing effective procedures behind the implementation and administration of these technologies, organizations can reduce the headaches caused by the ever-changing nature of IT. In this session, Louis Oliver, Technical Consultant at Mary Kay Inc., has shown… read more

Everyone owns digital transformation: Collaborate to accelerate success

Digital transformation is a moving target that keeps accelerating. It requires the ongoing management of expanding new projects and platforms that affect operations, testing, development and the business. Cloud and microservices initiatives add significant complexity to this landscape. A traditional APM approach isn’t enough to be successful. Success requires a DevOps approach that crosses traditional silos of business and technology. It demands collaboration. Scotiabank is bringing development and ops groups… read more

How Ulta Beauty is Pushing the limits of application visibility

Successful digital transformation requires visibility across silos of technology, development, and operations. While tracking some of this information can be relatively simple, gaining visibility into third-party applications–“black boxes”—is a serious challenge for many organizations. BUT the Ulta team uses Dynatrace as a lighthouse in the fog, adding visibility and insight to performance, execution and metrics that were previously obscured by black boxes. Check how, with increased visibility… read more

Avoiding the Classroom Chaos with AWS

A day ahead of the official kickoff to Perform 2017, we were joined by 375+ of some of the best minds in IT for a series of (sold-out) Hands on Training sessions. This group was exposed to leading, in-demand technologies in the APM market and experienced our latest product updates and innovations. Attendees choose from 13 different tracks: from ‘Shifting Left’ and learning how to build a Continuous… read more

Visually Complete & Speed Index for Real User Monitoring (RUM)

I am very excited, and proud, to let you know that we brought Visually Complete and Speed Index to real user monitoring. This used to be available only in Synthetic. Whilst this was great now being able to immediately correlate Visually Complete metrics against core business metrics like bounce rates, error rates, and conversions opens a new dimension of insight. This is great news for the industry according to, Patrick Meenan,… read more

Dynatrace Performance Bowl 2017 Digital Experience, Live Blog Coverage

It’s that time of year again! The final game of the NFL season!  According to reports from Adweek 30-second spots are running $5 million USD. That is a substantial investment for a brief ad, and while everyone will gauge the success of the ads on their creativity, there will be an unspoken, hidden component as to whether these ads were truly success for the businesses advertising during the Big Game. TOC: Don’t let digital… read more

Accelerating Your Digital Customer Experience With Dynatrace & CenturyLink

Imagine that it’s 9 a.m. in England on a Monday morning. Customers are going to start hitting our CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace.  If there are web application or connectivity issues interfering with the digital customer experience in England, or anywhere in Europe, Dynatrace Synthetic Monitoring will let us know. Our friendly test bots all over the globe poke our marketplace to identify poor user experience with pinpoint accuracy. At the… read more