Trends Report

Brief: Embrace The Need For Speed To Avoid Ugly DevOps Practices

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of DevOps, Part Three Of Three

June 21st, 2016
EK
Elinor Klavens
With contributors:
Eveline Oehrlich , Aaron Kinch , Diane Lynch

Summary

Infrastructure and operations (I&O) needs to speed up its release cadence, but business customers aren't willing to wait — they want their applications and services now! To serve these powerful customers, I&O pros must shift to a different service delivery strategy. Modern service delivery involves a temporal shift on multiple fronts to release frequent and reliable applications and services using DevOps methodologies. This report highlights some of I&O's particularly ugly practices and offers I&O pros guidance on best practices. Forrester reviews and revises this report periodically for continued relevance and accuracy; we are updating it now to reflect our latest survey data on DevOps adoption.

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