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Solution Path for Achieving Continuous Delivery With Agile and DevOps

Published: 30 August 2016

ID: G00308953

Analyst(s): Bill Holz


Robust continuous delivery solutions require developing agile fluency and maturity, refactoring application architecture, and automating infrastructure to achieve a suitable delivery cadence. This Solution Path provides guidance for technical professionals seeking to implement continuous delivery.

Table Of Contents

Problem Statement

Solution Path Diagram

What You Need to Know

Solution Path

  • Step 1: Develop Agile Fluency
    • Step 1.1: Establish Baseline Metrics
    • Step 1.2: Deploy Agile Methodologies
  • Step 2: Increase Agile Maturity
    • Step 2.1: Implement Agile Technical Practices and Infrastructure
    • Step 2.2: Refactor to a Componentized Architecture
  • Step 3: Automate Infrastructure
  • Step 4: Improve Delivery Cadence
    • Step 4.1: Evaluating Enterprise Agile Frameworks
    • Step 4.2: Implementing Microservice Architecture
    • Step 4.3: Removing Constraints

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