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Market Trends: DevOps — Not a Market, but a Tool-Centric Cultural Shift That Supports a Continuous-Delivery Value Chain

Published: 10 April 2018

ID: G00355485

Analyst(s): Christopher Little , Laurie Wurster , Thomas Murphy


Digital business demands a high degree of automation for improved speed and consistent software delivery. Technology product management leaders must focus on tool functionality that supports collaboration, automation and agile/lean methodologies to deliver on the promise of DevOps.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Digital Business Makes Adoption of DevOps Practices Essential
    • DevOps Philosophy Shapes a Culture

Contrarian View

  • DevOps Become a Fizzled, Overhyped Word, Rather Than an Opportunity for Change?

Vendors to Watch


  • DevOps Tools Defined
    • DevOps-Ready Tools
    • DevOps-Enabled Tools
    • DevOps-Capable Tools

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