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China Summary Translation: 'Seven Steps to Start Your DevOps Initiative'

Published: 01 March 2016

ID: G00301331

Analyst(s): Ronni Rosenstein , Maritess Sobejana


The promise of agility is compelling, but without a "cookbook," many organizations struggle to get started. Following the seven key steps to getting started on a DevOps initiative will provide the necessary actions to assist infrastructure and operations leaders.

Table Of Contents



Seven Steps to Start Your DevOps Initiative

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Step One: Define DevOps for You
  • Step Two: Pick the App
  • Step Three: Pick the Team
  • Step Four: Pick a Methodology (or Two or Three)
  • Step Five: Change the Metrics
  • Step Six: Automate as Much as Possible
  • Step Seven: Consider a Tool Chain

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