Managing By Missing

Ian Nowland

A lot of the content I intend to publish here has genesis in my time at Two Sigma, reflecting on what I did wrong in my time at AWS. I originally developed that into a talk which I delivered many times within Two Sigma, called “Managing By Missing”. I think the content is best delivered as a talk, and second best I want to turn into blog posts. But even so I have received feedback that people find just the slides interesting. So with that in mind I have published them at

Ian Nowland

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VP Eng Metrics and Alerts @ Datadog. Formerly SVP Compute Platform Eng @ Two Sigma, and creator of Nitro @ AWS EC2.

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