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Emerging Technology Analysis: DevOps a Culture Shift, Not a Technology

Published: 08 August 2013

ID: G00249135

Analyst(s): Aditi Rastogi, Ronni Rosenstein , Somendra Tripathi, Cameron Haight, Laurie Wurster


DevOps requires people, process and tools to promote seamless collaboration among diverse but simultaneous users, all conversing in "different" languages; it will necessitate not just technology adoption, but also a cultural shift.

Table Of Contents


  • Philosophy (Not Technology) Description
    • Fundamentals of DevOps Practices
  • Philosophy (Not Technology) Adoption
    • Early Adoption and Current Scenario
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Philosophy (Not Technology) Impact
    • Most Likely Scenario
    • Least Likely Scenario
    • Actions to Take
  • References

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