IGNITE: What RomComs didn’t teach me about Incident Management

RomComs are beautifully hilarious in the way they actively misunderstand each other at any given moment and formulaic to a fault. Incidents are not. As an avid reader and consumer of romantic stories and a former SRE, I’ll go over what not to do in incidents from watching way too many RomComs. This talk will cover what if you responded to an incident like a RomCom main character.


  • Ajuna Kyaruzi
    Ajuna Kyaruzi

    Ajuna Kyaruzi is a SRE & DevOps Advocate at Datadog and cares about using software to help people sustainably run large-scale systems, focusing on Incident Managements and SLOs. She loves community building and volunteers with multiple mentorship programs aimed at helping early career folks break into tech, and ensuring they have successful careers. Previously she worked at Google as a Software Engineer on Google Maps and as a Site Reliability Engineer on Google Cloud.


Sep 13 2023


14:05 - 14:10


Room Friedrichshain I+II