We’re on a mission to make responding to incidents a bit less chaotic. One of the best features we offer (we’re definitely not biased, no way) is a simple way to define how a severity gets determined when you open an incident. We call it the severity matrix, and today it has a new look.
Previously, we had a preset list of conditions and impact that allowed you to pick a severity that matched them. Today, we’re allowing users to define their own conditions, and pick from their infrastructure inventory for defining severity.
This means if you have a “Billing” functionality and a condition of “Unresponsive”, you can now define a condition that will automatically select a SEV1 when you open an incident. This gets even more powerful with our recently released runbooks feature can automatically trigger a response process such as creating a JIRA ticket, emailing executives, and creating a Slack room in less than 5 seconds.
We’ve also improved our workflow when opening incidents from Slack, allowing you to select anything that is impacted from your catalog. Be it an Environment, Service, or Functionality.
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