Principles and Practices of DevOps That I&O Leaders Need to Cultivate

Published: 12 January 2017 ID: G00320004


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Many enterprises are conducting DevOps initiatives; however, they have often embraced the spirit of DevOps somewhat incompletely, which is inhibiting their success. I&O leaders engaged in DevOps initiatives should ensure that their teams adopt its core principles and practices.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • DevOps Principles
      • Teams Focus on Business Outcomes
      • Product Creation Is Iterative
      • Processes Use Continuous Principles
      • People Collaborate Extensively
      • The Culture Must Be Systemic
      • Automation Underpins the DevOps Endeavor
    • DevOps Practices
      • Product Teams, Feature Teams and Component Teams
      • Site Reliability Engineers
      • ChatOps
      • Canary Rollouts
      • Blue-Green Environments and Failing Forward
    • Communicate the Principles and Practices in Gartner's DevOps Model
    • Invest in Skills, Technologies and Processes
    • Build a DevOps Capabilities Roadmap
      • Culture
      • People
      • Product Creation
      • Process-Driven Improvement
      • Technology
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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