Gartner Research

When Using DevOps Principles, Follow Five Gartner Rules to Minimize Compliance and Audit Findings

Published: 08 January 2016

ID: G00291785

Analyst(s): Ian Head, Tapati Bandopadhyay, George Spafford

Summary

I&O organizations increasingly use DevOps-oriented approaches, but often lack foresight into regulatory risks and other compliance obligations. This research presents an approach that can mitigate regulatory risks when leveraging DevOps.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

  • Background

Analysis

  • Use Gartner's Pace Layered Application Strategy to Design a Process Set That Balances Speed and Risk
  • Identify Risks and Corresponding Mitigation Strategies in IT and Throughout the Enterprise
  • To Boost Time-to-Production, Move From Excessive Risk Aversion Toward Improved Detective and Corrective Controls
  • Use Automation to Improve Process Speed, Consistency and Auditability

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