Intelligent CIO North America Issue 29 - Page 38

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As organizations modernize and add technology components , the situation grows ever more complex .
Transformation through highly agile , flexible and scalable systems .
The second factor is the ability to observe everything . When an organization has visibility into the full spectrum of events and interactions taking place , it ’ s possible to optimize performance . With end-enduser digital experience observability in place , visibility extends across all websites , clouds , containers , services , systems , software , APIs and devices . Making it possible to identify problems as they appear as opposed to 500 failures later . customers , employees and others receive the best possible digital experience .
End-user observability matters
Adopting a more advanced observability framework requires practical and cultural changes within the business . Naturally , organizations must-have the right performance observability solutions in place to view everything in context and in real-time , but they also must ensure that teams understand business and IT as usual won ’ t lead to true Digital Transformation . There must be a single-minded focus on delivering outstanding performance all the time .
There are other clear benefits to this approach . With a robust observability framework in place , an organization can ensure that everyone in the business ecosystem is living up to service level agreements ( SLAs ) and contractual obligations . Finger pointing and the blame game fade away .
With AI-based synthetic agents-telemetry sources that ping sites and services constantly – an organization can detect problems the instant they pop up and proactively solve them before they begin to affect people .
What ’ s more , teams can detect and identify a wide range of problems immediately – whether the cause is latency , bad configurations , coding issues or security problems . With premium synthetic monitoring , it ’ s possible to drill down and understand performance in milliseconds .
Using both passive and active observability techniques , an organization can suddenly evolve beyond reactive and into the realm of proactive . And , most importantly ,
It ’ s instantly possible to identify the exact source of any performance problem while establishing realistic metrics and KPIs that hold everyone accountable .
As organizations ratchet up Digital Transformation efforts and move more deeply into the cloud , understanding exactly what is taking place at every moment of every day is nothing less than critical . It isn ’ t enough to assemble the right technologies , it ’ s vital to ensure that they operate effectively and synergistically . Customers , employees and partners must receive a consistent and flawless experience . Only then can Digital Transformation initiatives deliver the best possible results . p
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