From Measurement to Insight: Put DevOps Metrics to Work


When you can measure the results of your DevOps program, that’s where the magic happens.

I recently sat down with Dr. Nicole Forsgren, CEO and Chief Scientist at DORA and co-author of the book “Accelerate.” Together we discussed the importance of DevOps and Agile, metrics that matter to the business, and how data-driven decisions can guide continuous improvement efforts. Here is an overview of our key conversation points:

Why measure?

Let’s break down the importance of metrics. From my perspective, DevOps is really the art and science of continuous improvement. Organizations are all trying to deliver better software but dealing with high costs in terms of risk and time to release. Today, many of these processes are operated manually, using non-integrated tool chains or islands of automation that are separated by wide slots of manual hand-offs.

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