Gartner Research

Top 5 Causes of DevOps Failure and How to Avoid Them

Published: 22 June 2018

ID: G00345524

Analyst(s): Christopher Little , George Spafford


Any early failure of DevOps efforts will make additional organizational changes that DevOps requires even more difficult and unlikely. This research helps I&O leaders recognize the most common causes of DevOps failures and offers guidance on how to avoid these pitfalls.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Failure to Manage Organizational Change
  • Failure to Collaborate
  • Failure to Adopt an Iterative Approach
  • Failure to Manage Expectations About DevOps Initiatives

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