Gartner Research

Use Agile and DevOps to Implement Lean IT and Improve Software Delivery

Published: 08 September 2016

ID: G00310751

Analyst(s): Nathan Wilson , Katherine Lord


Meeting the challenges of the digital economy requires application leaders to increase their responsiveness to business needs. This research describes how they can use agile and DevOps to produce lean IT, a delivery model focused on frequent, small releases.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Big Releases Can Cause Problems
  • Adopt Enterprise Agile Practices to Support Focused Innovation
  • Adopt Agile Development Practices to Continuously Produce Small Releases
  • Adopt DevOps Practices to Enable Safe and Frequent Releases of New Software

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