Forrester, the independent research firm, recently helped unveil the concept of value-based DevOps. It’s the idea that companies not only want to develop software with greater efficiency and transparency – but also more profitably.
That sounds obvious, but value is seldom part of the discussion in DevOps.
Forrester is seeking to put that right and this infographic shows the data underpinning their thinking. They surveyed a number of organizations to identify priorities, challenges and outcomes around three major value-based DevOps characteristics: transparency, efficiency and value.
Of particular interest are the challenges that may upset value streams. These must be prioritized by firms hoping to leverage value-based DevOps. There are three clear problem areas:
- Outdated processes that are inconsistent with agile work methods
- Silo-based project delivery
- A lack of end-to-end insight into the end-to-end process that connects planning with work
Most companies are addressing these problems to some degree, but few