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December 31, 2020

A positive roundup for 2020: our top ten reads

It’s hard to believe that 2020 is nearly over - it’s been a challenging year! As 2020 comes to a close, we decided to take a look back at what you’ve been reading the most on our blog this year and some of our highlights. This is a roundup of the top 10 Cutover blog posts from this year, and a chance to catch up if you missed out the first time.


Organizations have faced a lot of resilience challenges over the years with technology changes and increasing customer demands. This year has only added to those challenges and created even more need for technology to be robust and always available. 

  1. The changing face of technology resilience

Cutover’s CPO Marcus Wildsmith explores some of the ways resilience has changed and how organizations can reduce their risk.


Some of our older blog posts were popular this year. Although we’ve never experienced a year like 2020 before, some existing concerns like managing teams remotely and reducing risk became even more apparent in light of new challenges.

2.  People vs. technology: why do we still hire humans?

Technology was needed more than ever this year to keep us connected and allow us to continue executing important work remotely. But uniquely human skills are just as vital as the right technology. 

3. 5 big technology challenges for enterprises in the future

New technology brings both opportunities and challenges. These are five things to look out for. 

4.  5 ways to improve communication in geographically diverse teams

Many of us have had to learn how to work effectively from home this year. This post provides some handy tips on maintaining good communication while working remotely.

5.  Reducing implementation risks during a transformation

The challenges of the year haven’t stopped important work from happening. Organizations have continued to need to implement transformation programs and reduce risk while doing it. 


There have been some great highlights for Cutover, too: a new website, accelerated growth of our team, a $17m investment, and some great new features. 

6.  Notice anything different about us?

We got a brand new look in 2020. This post is a summary of the new Cutover website and branding.

7. How Cutover has grown and engaged our team remotely during COVID-19

Despite a global pandemic, the Cutover team has continued to grow at pace throughout this year. Our Head of Talent Alex Duell outlines how we’ve achieved this while maintaining our culture.

8. Cutover secures investment from Barclays in $17m Series A funding round

Earlier in the year Cutover secured Series A funding which has helped us to continue to accelerate our growth and achieve new things. 

9. What’s new in Cutover for September

Highlights of new features we released earlier in the year, including automation runbooks, checklist tasks, the post-implementation review dashboard, and bulk edits.

10. Cutover’s Automation Runbooks

One of the many new features we released this year that is helping our customers improve their release and resilience capabilities was our powerful automation runbooks.


That’s a wrap for 2020! We hope you have a safe and happy new year and we can’t wait to see what new highlights 2021 will bring.

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