DevOps Adoption and Best Practices

August, 2018


DevOps, a combination of the words “development” and “operations,” is an organizational model with a set of processes and tools that promote collaboration between software developers and IT operations, allowing frequent deployment of system changes. As an extension of agile development, DevOps is gaining traction, although it still has limited adoption in corporate IT environments. In this report, we look at adoption trends and maturity of DevOps by organization size and sector. We conclude with practical recommendations for IT organizations interested in getting started with DevOps. (15 pp., 6 figs.)
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