Gartner Research

How to Avoid Compliance and Audit Concerns When Using DevOps

Published: 17 November 2017

ID: G00337518

Analyst(s): Ian Head , George Spafford


Organizations are using DevOps-oriented approaches to accelerate mean time to value; however, this approach can raise concerns about risk management. I&O leaders can mitigate regulatory and compliance challenges and avoid unnecessary delays when using DevOps by following five Gartner best practices.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Involve Key Stakeholders in Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Use Gartner's Pace-Layered Application Strategy to Design Processes That Balance Speed and Risk
  • Eliminate Unnecessary Controls
  • Balance Your Risk Mitigation Strategy by Layering a Proper Mix of Controls
  • Automate Manual Controls to Improve Process Speed, Consistency and Auditability

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