Thursday, June 21, 2018

Splunk makes two key acquisitions

Now Splunk data and insights can be acted upon more quickly along with automated remediation and forensics.
"With VictorOps, the company gets a system to alert the operations team when something from that muddle of data actually requires their attention."
"to bolster its data integration, security analysis and automation capabilities as it continues to build out its machine learning offerings."

The enemy of great

In the space between GOOD and PERFECT lies somewhere you occassionally want to be:  GREAT.  Very few things need to be perfect.  For many things we settle for good, and probably should.  We need a precious few to get GREAT.

No more
"Meaning: When deciding whether to commit to something, if I feel anything less than, “Wow! That would be amazing! Absolutely! Hell yeah!” - then my answer is no."  - Derek Sivers


"Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without."  -Confucius  via Entrepreneur

...but "Obsession with perfection can paralyze" - Psychology Today

“Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” ― Benjamin Franklin

There are times when perfection is called for, of course, but allow me to suggest to you that most of the time, “good enough” will do. There’s a point where it takes more and more energy to achieve smaller and smaller gains. via