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
Elinor Klavens
With contributors:
Eveline Oehrlich , Aaron Kinch , Diane Lynch


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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