Gartner Research

How to Build a DevOps Release Team

Published: 06 January 2016

ID: G00292913

Analyst(s): David Paul Williams, Ed Holub


Increasing adoption of agile software development demands new organizational alignments between development and operations. This research discusses new approaches to bridging the gap between development and operations to support continuous delivery.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Approach 1: Focus on the DevOps Team
  • Approach 2. Focus on the Overall Release Management Process
  • Approach 3. Focus on Quality Assurance Standards
  • Approaches Can Work in Combination
  • What's Next?
  • Bottom Line
  • Appendix 1 Increased DevOps Inquiries
  • Appendix 2 Islands of Release Processes

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