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Capitalize on Tools That Manage the 'Ops' in DevOps to Spark Innovation and Lower Costs

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00317187

Analyst(s): Colin Fletcher


I&O leaders working to optimize IT operations should take advantage of the innovation and cost-saving opportunities found in the tools DevOps teams successfully use to support bimodal operational requirements. Inventory DevOps teams' tools, and map them against the core IT operational functions.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Tools that increasingly mature DevOps teams are using mirror those of traditional IT operations, which can help them support operational demands
  • Many of the tools being used by DevOps teams represent innovative, cost-conscious approaches, which will enable them to support tradition operations
  • Tooling used by DevOps teams for operational support is underrepresented in enterprise IT operations management, and could be used successfully for tool portfolio planning

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