Dormain Drewitz

Dormain leads Product Marketing for Pivotal Platform Ecosystem, including GemFire, Pivotal's PCF Services offerings, and ISV offerings for PCF. Previously, she was Director of Product Marketing for Mobile and Pivotal Data Suite. Prior to Pivotal, she was Director of Platform Marketing at Riverbed Technology. Prior to Riverbed, she spent over 5 years as a technology investment analyst, closely following enterprise infrastructure software companies and industry trends. Dormain holds a B. A. in History from the University of California at Los Angeles.

  • Understanding the risk profile of your technical debt

    Understanding the risk profile of your technical debt

    Technical debt, like financial debt, is not inherently good or bad. Rather, enterprises should consider the risks, costs, and rewards associated with tech debt to determine what's worth taking on.

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  • Making Chaos Engineering Real for PCF at T-Mobile

    Making Chaos Engineering Real for PCF at T-Mobile

    What's different about chaos engineering in a PCF environment? Hear from Karun Chennuri and Ramesh Krishnaram of T-Mobile about how they are applying chaos engineering at T-Mobile.

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  • Mick Pollard Explains How (and Why) Platform Teams Track Developer NPS

    Mick Pollard Explains How (and Why) Platform Teams Track Developer NPS

    What do your developers really think of the cloud platform you're building for them? Learn how Net Promoter Scores can help answer this question and how to run one.

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  • Introducing RabbitMQ for Kubernetes

    Introducing RabbitMQ for Kubernetes

    Why Pivotal is building RabbitMQ on Kubernetes, what it is, and how to learn more.

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  • Continuous Refinancing of Your Tech Debt with Rachel Stephens of Redmonk

    Continuous Refinancing of Your Tech Debt with Rachel Stephens of Redmonk

    Should we abandon the "tech debt" analogy? Rachel Stephens and Dormain Drewitz push the analogy to its limits with derivatives, liquidity, and more.

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  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Modern Families: Blending Java and .NET Teams

    Mergers, Acquisitions, and Modern Families: Blending Java and .NET Teams

    Going through an acquisition? Get your .NET and Java applications to play nicely together. Here's an example (with sample code) for modernizing while merging.

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  • Making the Right Thing Easy with Jon Ravenscraft and Nick Kuhn of Kroger

    Making the Right Thing Easy with Jon Ravenscraft and Nick Kuhn of Kroger

    The platform team at Kroger shares their highlights from CF Summit 2019 and they all have something in common. Learn about how they stay focused on making the right thing the easy thing.

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  • Speedback and The Recommit with Bryon Kroger

    Speedback and The Recommit with Bryon Kroger

    Captain Bryon Kroger shares learnings on the never-ending process of selling digital transformation internally.

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  • Not Standing Still in Secure DevOps with Jai Schniepp of Liberty Mutual

    Not Standing Still in Secure DevOps with Jai Schniepp of Liberty Mutual

    In this episode, we learned how the Liberty Mutual Secure DevOps Platforms team keeps iterating to solve more of the developer experience in a secure way.

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  • Melting the Retail IT Ice-Tray at Dick's Sporting Goods with Jay Piskorik

    Melting the Retail IT Ice-Tray at Dick's Sporting Goods with Jay Piskorik

    In this episode, we sit down with Director of Platform Engineering at Dick's Sporting Goods, Jay Piskorik to learn what this rapid transformation has meant for teams at the sporting goods retailer.

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  • What is Your Platform GTM Strategy with James Urquhart

    What is Your Platform GTM Strategy with James Urquhart

    Cloud engineers: Have you built the right application platform service for your developers? What does my MVP look like? How do we educate, broadcast, and onboard developers?

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  • How to Get Developers to Start Using Your Application Platform

    How to Get Developers to Start Using Your Application Platform

    An Introduction to Product Marketing for Platform Teams.

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  • Start Your (Kubernetes) Engines: VMware PKS Competency Goes Live

    Start Your (Kubernetes) Engines: VMware PKS Competency Goes Live

    VMware launched their PKS competency for VMware partners today. Learn what VMware PKS competency is, and what it means for vSphere users, and what it means for Pivotal partners.

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  • How Fast Are We Going Now: PKS Ecosystem at KubeCon 2018

    How Fast Are We Going Now: PKS Ecosystem at KubeCon 2018

    Today, most enterprises are still figuring out how to run Kubernetes in production. This post will summarize where PKS is with respect to these integrations, partners, and user stories from peers.

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  • RabbitMQ Expert Opinions: RabbitMQ Summit Panel Recap

    RabbitMQ Expert Opinions: RabbitMQ Summit Panel Recap

    What are good versus bad use cases for RabbitMQ? What are the common pitfalls? Read expert opinions on these questions and more from the RabbitMQ Summit 2018

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  • VMware PKS Competency: Kubernetes Abstraction Going Mainstream

    VMware PKS Competency: Kubernetes Abstraction Going Mainstream

    VMware previewed a new VMware PKS competency for partners. Learn about PKS, why it's an interesting solution for VMware's partners, and the difference between the two companies' partner programs.

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  • Product All the Things

    Product All the Things

    What if we applied the "products, not projects" mentality to operations, security, and data teams? How could this change the relationship between these internal groups and developers?

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  • Operationalizing Apache Kafka on Kubernetes: Pivotal and Confluent Team Up

    Operationalizing Apache Kafka on Kubernetes: Pivotal and Confluent Team Up

    Pivotal is teaming up with Confluent to make Pivotal Container Service (PKS) the best place to run the Confluent Operator

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  • Dialing Platform Ops to Eleven: 5 Cloud Foundry Summit Sessions that Operators Shouldn't Miss

    Dialing Platform Ops to Eleven: 5 Cloud Foundry Summit Sessions that Operators Shouldn't Miss

    This blog highlights five sessions at Cloud Foundry Summit 2018 for platform operators using Concourse.

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  • Death and DevOps

    Death and DevOps

    Dealing with unfortunate things shape a culture.There are certain universal human experiences that transcend cultures. The birth of a child. The coupling of two people in marriage. And death. From...

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