DevToolsDigest: August 6th, 2020
This digest includes news and resources from Netlify, Microsoft, Sumo Logic, Atlassian, Harness, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Five years ago, Netlify launched and changed the way developers build for the web, and now they've onboarded more than 1 million users. Look up your Netlify account to learn when you joined, and check out the timeline to see animated versions of the big features and milestones along the way.
Microsoft announced the launch of a new open-source service mesh based on the Envoy proxy. The Open Service Mesh is meant to be a reference implementation of the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) spec, a standard interface for service meshes on Kubernetes that has the backing of most of the players in this ecosystem.
Sumo Logic introduces the Continuous Intelligence Platform for AWS Observability — the first solution to leverage all of the telemetry generated by AWS services to accelerate issue resolution, automatically determine the root cause of failures, and help customers optimize usage of AWS services to improve uptime and performance.
Industry Research
While having no prioritization method in place can be tempting if you have a highly collaborative team, a significant downside is the inability to adequately summarize or communicate prioritization decisions to executives teams without some level of documentation or artefact.
Developer Venture News
Mindville Insight provides enterprises with full visibility into their assets and services, critical to delivering great customer and employee service experiences. These capabilities are a cornerstone of IT Service Management (ITSM), a market where Atlassian continues to see strong momentum and growth.
At Harness, their mission is to simplify software delivery for engineers and DevOps teams. By acquiring, they can accelerate this mission, and at the same time, embrace and commit to the open-source community to innovate together.
The company’s recent CEO, Karen Peacock, told TechCrunch that her new CFO Dan Griggs was a strong candidate thanks to his experience helping take Rocket Fuel public, and for helping execute a “whole business transformation” at Sitecore, where he worked immediately before coming to Intercom.
From The Heavybit Library
In-person DevRel activities, like hackathons and conferences, aren’t currently possible, which leads to a shifting landscape of available engagements and higher expectations from leadership. Panelists from HashiCorp, LaunchDarkly, Orbit, and Moesif discuss how DevRel teams are adjusting to the shifting landscape and how you can equip your team for our new collective reality.