December 13, 2016
Ep. #6, Product Manager as CEO
In the latest edition of Practical Product, Craig and Rimas ask if PMs are the "CEOs" of their area. Do they have a similar level of authori...
We’ve got some fresh links and announcements from PagerDuty, Keen, LaunchDarkly and Stripe in this week’s Dev Tools Digest.
PagerDuty announces its Operational Excellence Awards for ITOps and DevOps teams. They are currently taking submissions (deadline is August 5), and winners will be honored at the PagerDuty Summit on September 13. Included with the recognition are team prizes, as well as a blog post, press release and social media mentions by the folks at PagerDuty.
Keen IO has secured $14.7 million in Series B financing, led by Pelion Venture Partners, to bring the company’s raised capital to a total of $30 million. In a press release posted to the Keen blog, CEO Kyle Wild says, “Our original vision of making the world’s best data science tools available to all developers is continuing to bear fruit. We now see our platform taking hold as an ‘Intelligence API.'”
LaunchDarkly launches an event stream API that allows users to access their raw analytics data, including feature flag requests and custom events, in real time. For now, the event stream API is only available to enterprise plan customers.
Stripe has added reusable UI components to its iOS SDK that allow both Apple Pay and regular credit card payments through a single integration. According to a recent post, the UI library will automatically detect and store both Apple Pay and credit cards for future use.
Last month, Heavybit member companies Opsee, LightStep and Iron.io hosted the GoSF Meetup at the Heavybit Clubhouse. Video of Opsee CTO Greg Poirier’s talk, “Taming Dependencies at Opsee” can be found here.
Want to build an audience for your product? Check out some developer marketing tactics and part two of a guide to hosting a meetup on the Heavybit blog. Also watch Jason Swartz’s presentation, “Everyone’s Guide to States, Events and Async-Messaging in REST Microservices” here.
Heavybit seeks an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist for its award-winning office space in San Francisco. Tasks include maintaining an executive calendar, managing correspondence and more.
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