The following is a guide to navigating APMdigest and finding content.
Types of Content
APMdigest offers the following types of content:
The APM Blog: an APMdigest blog featuring content from non-vendor industry experts, such as analysts and consultants.
Vendor Forum: an APMdigest blog featuring content from technology vendors in APM and a variety of related technology markets.
APM Buyers Guide: a microsite within APMdigest, providing a directory of vendors in APM, Observability, AIOps, EUEM, ITOA, NPM and related markets.
Industry News: news from APM and related markets, including new product releases and other vendor announcements.
White Papers: downloads of white papers, eBooks, reports and other APM-related documentation supplied by APMdigest sponsors for the IT community.
Webinars: upcoming and on-demand webinars supplied by APMdigest sponsors to educate the IT community on a variety of APM-related topics and products.
Videos: short videos under 5 minutes, supplied by APMdigest sponsors to educate the IT community on a variety of APM-related topics and products.
Free Tools: downloads of free tools and free trials supplied by APMdigest sponsors.
Editor Blog: Pete Goldin's blog covering news about the APMdigest and APM Buyers Guide websites such as new sponsors, new bloggers and new features of the sites.
Content on APMdigest can be found in multiple ways. First, the latest posts of any type of content can all be found on the home page. The center column includes all recent Features, APM Blogs and Vendor Forum Blogs. All recent posts to The APM Blog, Vendor Forum, Industry News and Editor Blog can also be found on the home page in the right column.
Links to upcoming webinars and recent on-demand webinars, white papers, reports and eBooks can be found in the left column on every page of the site. Links to videos can be found in the right column on the home page.
Content can also be found on pages for each content type, accessed via the top navigation bar. Content types available via the top nav bar include:
■ APM Blog (tab = Blog)
■ Vendor Forum (tab = Forum)
■ Industry News (tab = News)
■ White Papers (tab = Papers)
■ Free Tools (tab = Tools)
■ APM Buyers Guide (tab = Buyers Guide)
The Editor Blog is not included on the top nav bar, but a link to the Editor Blog can be found on every page on the bottom of the right column.
The latest list of Industry News posts is towards the top of the right column on the home page. A complete list of Industry News can still be found on the Industry News page, accessible under the "News" tab on the top nav bar.
A list called "The Latest" can be found on many pages, either in the center under the main content of that page, or on the bottom of the left column. The Latest includes the most recent features and blogs (APM Blog and Vendor Forum) that have posted to APMdigest. The Latest does not include new Industry News, White Papers, Webinars, Free Tools, Editor Blogs or any new content posted to the APM Buyers Guide.
APMdigest provides "Hot Topics" pages that include every feature and blog posted on APMdigest about that particular topic. Industry news, webinars, white papers and free tools are not listed on the Hot Topics pages.
Links to all the Hot Topics can be found on every page, towards the bottom of the right column.
Generative AI may be a great tool for the enterprise to help drive further innovation and meaningful work, but it also runs the risk of generating massive amounts of spam that will counteract its intended benefits. From increased AI spam bots to data maintenance due to large volumes of outputs, enterprise AI applications can create a cascade of issues that end up detracting from productivity gains ...
A long-running study of DevOps practices ... suggests that any historical gains in MTTR reduction have now plateaued. For years now, the time it takes to restore services has stayed about the same: less than a day for high performers but up to a week for middle-tier teams and up to a month for laggards. The fact that progress is flat despite big investments in people, tools and automation is a cause for concern ...
Companies implementing observability benefit from increased operational efficiency, faster innovation, and better business outcomes overall, according to 2023 IT Trends Report: Lessons From Observability Leaders, a report from SolarWinds ...
Customer loyalty is changing as retailers get increasingly competitive. More than 75% of consumers say they would end business with a company after a single bad customer experience. This means that just one price discrepancy, inventory mishap or checkout issue in a physical or digital store, could have customers running out to the next store that can provide them with better service. Retailers must be able to predict business outages in advance, and act proactively before an incident occurs, impacting customer experience ...
Earlier this year, New Relic conducted a study on observability ... The 2023 Observability Forecast reveals observability's impact on the lives of technical professionals and businesses' bottom lines. Here are 10 key takeaways from the forecast ...
Only 33% of executives are "very confident" in their ability to operate in a public cloud environment, according to the 2023 State of CloudOps report from NetApp. This represents an increase from 2022 when only 21% reported feeling very confident ...