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In The Debrief, you'll hear conversations with engineers, product managers and founders about the ins and outs of incident response. Whether you're looking for actionable advice from folks who have been there or relatable stories, you'll find it on the Debrief. read less


Making incidents less painful with Kerim Satirli of HashiCorp & Lawrence Jones of
Making incidents less painful with Kerim Satirli of HashiCorp & Lawrence Jones of
For a lot of teams, incident management can be a bit of a headache. It's stressful. It's not optimized. The whole process can feel like it's being held together with tape. Worst of all? Responders are the ones feeling the brunt of it. But in reality, your customers are, too. Think about it: Incidents are running longer than they shouldFollow-up actions to prevent similar incidents in the future aren't being followed through with Learning from incidents doesn't happen at all due to the lack of documentation..and the list does go on and on But honestly, the situation doesn't even have to be so dire. Things can be, generally speaking, totally fine. But you recognize that there are some things that you can do to make incident response really shine at your organization. So if you're finding yourself looking for a better way, we've got you covered. In this episode, you'll hear from two folks who have years of combined experience responding to incidents: Kerim, a Senior Developer Advocate at HashiCorp, and Lawrence, a Product Engineer here at The topic of our conversation? How to make incidents less painful. They discuss: The first incident they experienced that made them realize the value of a good incident response processWhy teams aren't prioritizing incident responseWhat the value of responding to incidents isWhat a good incident response process looks like...and more