The Forgotten Secret to DevOps Success: Measurement
The enterprise DevOps market is shaping up to be one of the fastest growing markets in technology. According to Gartner it reached $2.3 Billion in 2015, up 21% over 2014. As companies invest more in digital transformation to stay relevant, the need to build their own software to drive growth is paramount.
However, a recent study from Forrester Research and Blueprint paints a confusing picture: While DevOps is anecdotally adding value, 50% of practitioners struggle to link DevOps with positive ROI. How can that be the case when so many believe DevOps is no longer a nice-to-have but a need-to-have in order to stay in business?
Measuring the end-to-end DevOps value stream is the key to delivering value and tracking its ROI. Since IT teams can focus on only a few initiatives at a time, it’s critical to identify existing constraints and focus on the most important work to accelerate your transformation and deliver true business value with DevOps.
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