Trends Report

Brief: The State Of DevOps Industry Adoption For 2016 — Where's The Heat?

eCommerce Websites Push Past Mobile Apps As The Key DevOps Driver

January 20th, 2016
Kurt Bittner, null
Kurt Bittner
With contributors:
Sucharita Kodali , Eveline Oehrlich , Megan Doerr


Consumer expectations have shifted, as highly tailored software experiences give customers more choices. Companies in competitive industries with low customer lock-in find themselves fanning the competitive flames or feeling the heat. All it takes is experience with one great app for consumers to permanently shift their expectations, even for cooler industries. Using Forrester data, this brief shows infrastructure and operations pros in which industry DevOps adoption is greatest and where it is just getting started. This is an update of a previously published report titled "Brief: DevOps — Where's The Heat?" Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy; we substantially revised this edition to factor in Forrester's Business Technographics® 2015 surveys.

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