A better way to work
So what’s the best way to get there? Working together. And the concept of DevOps can help with that. The concept emerged from a discussion between Andrew Clay and Patrick Debois. They were concerned about the drawbacks of Agile Methodology and wanted to come up with something better, more efficient, more collaborative.
What is DevOps?
DevOps means a cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration and integration between software developers and IT operations professionals.
- Acknowledges the interdependence of software development and IT operations.
- Aims to help organizations rapidly produce quality software products and services.
- Responds to the demands of stakeholders for an increased rate of production releases.
- Supports the use of agile development processes.
What Results Have Been Seen So Far?
1) Improved quality of software deployments.
2) More frequent software releases.
3) Cultural change collaboration/cooperation.
4) Improved visibility into IT process and requirements
5) More agile development.
6) More responsiveness to business needs
7) Improved quality of code.
8) More agile change management.
Moreover, Organizations that implemented DevOps practices were 5x more likely to be considered high performing than organizations that weren’t implementing DevOps at all.
Ultimately, DevOps provides companies a competitive advantage by delivering better software, faster.
The future of DevOps–
– Is very bright and many more companies are set to accept this approach. DevOps methodologies are themselves changing with new tools and technologies coming in.
And there are significant job opportunities too. HR professionals believe that they will have the biggest challenge filling DevOps, next year. Roughly 43% of respondents said they will struggle to hire DevOps professionals.
Grand View Research mentioned that the DevOps market globally will have a steep increase of up to $12.85 Bn by 2025.
Marketsandmarkets research confirms that the market size will grow $10.31 Bn. by 2023.
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