development & operations (DevOps)
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A Greener Future For Infrastructure Automation
Imagine spending most of your time during the peak of a New England winter researching for a Forrester Wave™ evaluation on a topic (infrastructure automation) that is hotter than ever. Is it a coincidence, or did we time it precisely to publish the report at the onset of spring? I think the latter. 😊 The […]
Recommendations From The 2023 Application Development Benchmarks, Europe
The 2023 Application Development Benchmarks, Europe report is now available. This document mirrors the global 2022 Application Development Benchmarks so that European tech execs can read both in conjunction and get an even better picture of application development costs and practices around the world. In this blog, we give some recommendations to consider after reading […]
Break Free From The Tech Talent Squeeze
Join us for a webinar to explore a skills-based hiring model for creating an adaptive pool of tech talent – so you can compete in the fast-paced tech landscape.
Will AI Reinvent Software Development?
Will TuringBots revolutionize the way software is developed? Or will they open developers up to new risks? Vice Presidents and Principal Analysts Diego Lo Giudice and Mike Gualtieri debate the pros and cons of AI for software development in this episode of What It Means.
Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Automation Testing Platforms, Q4 2022
Find out how players evaluated in The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Automation Testing Platforms, Q4 2022, lined up as Leaders, Strong Performers, Contenders, and Challengers.
DevOps Theme Team: 2022 In Review And Looking Ahead To 2023
Happy holidays from the DevOps theme team! Our merry band of Forrester analysts covering enterprise architecture, infrastructure, application development, application security, and technology strategy meets periodically to share research, debate trends, and dive into breaking news. What are a few of the trends and themes that have caught our attention this year? Let’s dive in […]
VSM Enables All Teams To Become Elite
Value stream management (VSM) is not value stream mapping and it’s not a DevOps tool, but it plays a crucial role in helping teams optimize software delivery and track value across their software delivery lifecycle, even when a team is not operating in a “DevOps” mode. VSM tools “connect” into your software delivery process, ingest […]
Identifying Your Critical Chat Integrations For Employee Enablement
… Or, What We Should Plug Into Slack, Teams, And Other Chat Platforms Over the past decade, chat platforms have become a fixture of the workplace (yes, somehow it’s already been more than 10 years). This is due to them supporting rapid informal communication as well as their extensibility. For years, organizations have had success […]
Short On Skilled Tech Talent?
Get ahead of the talent crunch with our four-step guide to building adaptive pools of tech talent by focusing on finding skills instead of hiring for roles.
Predictions 2023: Citizen Development And The Metaverse Stir Up Software Development
The year ahead will be a tumultuous one for software developers. Read Forrester’s top three predictions for software development in 2023.
Can You See Me Now? New Observability Reports!
Secure systems deliberately hide details and access points to fly under the radar. Poorly designed systems and poor tooling and instrumentation unknowingly expose sensitive details or hide vital operating telemetry. Be deliberate in your observability design and tooling.
Platform Product Management Versus Platform Engineering
Note: I have heard some concerns I’m “throwing I&O under the bus” here. That’s not the intent. I&O’s struggles stem from deliberate operating model choices by senior leaders. The individual contributors have always worked hard in difficult circumstances. I truly believe that proper product management will benefit them. I just got back from the DevOps […]
Practices Deliver What Processes Can’t
Struggling to move beyond agile and scale innovation across your organization? Learn how establishing new practices can help.
The State Of VSM: Five Things We Like
In 2020, Forrester’s Now Tech: Value Stream Management Tools, Q2 2020, report featured 12 vendors with a stand-alone or integrated VSM solution. Two years later, this market has nearly doubled: The Value Stream Management Landscape, Q3 2022, covers 22 fully featured VSM vendors. More vendors means more competition and more innovation, which is good for […]
Unlock The Secret To 2023 Tech Success
Attend our predictions webinar on overcoming resource constraints with a focus on resiliency and talent.
Budget Pressure Forces Tech Leaders To Face The Legacy Of Technical Debt
Increase, decrease, or experiment? Get tips on assessing your 2023 technology spending plans.
TIER: Find Your Rhythm In The Nashville Labor Market
Tech talent has dispersed into regional pockets calling for new recruiting strategies. Learn about one region that might not be on your radar.
The Value Stream Management Landscape: The Top Five Use Cases
Forrester’s Value Stream Management Landscape, Q3 2022 gathered data from 22 value stream management (VSM) vendors. Together, we estimate that these vendors account for over 95% of the VSM market. As part of our research, we asked vendors to identify their top five go-to-market use cases. We have divided these use cases into two categories: […]
DevOps 2030: People, Practices, And Platforms
When we imagine the future of DevOps, we see three primary vectors of evolution: people, practices, and platforms.
Meet The New Principal Analyst For Cloud-Native Development, Devin Dickerson
Tell Us About Yourself I’m a native New Orleanian passionate about old-world architecture, gaming, and weight lifting. I love to travel with family, and I keep in touch with the same friends I’ve had since middle school and college. I was always interested in computers and fascinated by the magic of software and games. Still, […]
Seize On 2023 Tech Opportunity
Get our Predictions 2023 guide to see how tech leaders are shifting their focus to outpace disruption.
Aiming For Innovation: Cloud In The US Today
Cloud is no longer simply a path to greater efficiency. Today, it's a strategy for IT modernization. Get a preview of Forrester's new report, The State Of The Cloud In The US, in this blog post.
Energize Your Agile Transformation
Learn five key points to guide your journey toward development and delivery modernization.
Why Headless Commerce Is A Pain In The Neck
It’s not your fault you don’t understand “headless commerce.” Great products have great names that express what they are and why they’re good. Like “doghouse” or “sugar-free gum.” But headless commerce … that’s confusing, and it’s poorly messaged. Let’s run two tests to illustrate this. (Full disclosure: This is a roast of headless commerce.) Round […]