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Best Practices to Sync and Streamline DevOps Cycles for Faster IT Service Delivery

Published: 12 April 2013

ID: G00250668

Analyst(s): Jim Duggan, Cameron Haight, Thomas Murphy


Achieving DevOps velocity requires coordination across different IT department workflows. We offer four best practices for enterprise end users to further interdepartmental collaboration.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Update Departmental Cycles to Reflect the New Requirements Necessary for Velocity-Oriented IT Organizations
  • Coordinate Cycles Across Departments to Reduce Process and Workflow Delays and Information Loss
  • Identify Convergence Areas That Require Multidepartment Collaboration and Technology Integration
  • Perform Continuous Improvement of Workflows to Reduce Waste and Improve IT Effectiveness

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