12 Reasons Why Your Company Needs DevOps

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According to Wikipedia, DevOps is a set of software development practices that combines software development (Dev) and information technology operations (Ops) to shorten the systems development life cycle while delivering features, fixes, and updates frequently in close alignment with business objectives.

Companies that cultivate a healthy DevOps culture and incorporate DevOps practices can get more done - plain and simple.

Companies should focus on driving increased value for their customers. Rather than having focusing on performing routine tasks and chores, developers should be delivering new features. Automation and a test-first mentality provide consistency of service and streamlines the software development lifecycle.

Today's cloud platform landscape is complex, and there are a myriad of DevOps tools and integrations that can provide practical solutions for your growing business. As they say, there are many ways to skin a cat -- it's important to identify what you're hoping to achieve before committing to a specific implementation.

Whether you're choosing devops with Azure of AWS or GCP,…

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Here are 12 reasons why your business should implement DevOps practices as soon as possible, if you are not already:

  1. Increase revenue - 19% average increase in revenue from accelerated time to market

  2. Innovate faster & focus on features - Faster delivery of features means faster development cycles and innovation

  3. Drive customer happiness - Team deploy better products with fewer customer issues

  4. Reduce failed deployments - 50% fewer failures on average

  5. Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) - 22% improved quality of deployed applications

  6. Competitive Advantage - companies that cultivate a healthy DevOps culture and incorporate DevOps practices get more done - plain and simple.

  7. Enhance collaboration and productivity - happier, more productive teams provide improved communication and collaboration. Teams can focus on solving fun and interesting problems rather than working on the same old problems. Less maintenance.

  8. Reduce costs  - do more with less! An overall cost reduction of IT headcount and increased productivity leads to 

  9. Simplify management -

  10. Resolve problems faster - Teams with Continuous Delivery 50-70% less time on problem resolution

  11. Improve efficiency - helps to speed the development process and make it less prone to error.

  12. Enhance security -



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