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Sarah Bugden & Megan Kuhn
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Sarah and Megan are part of our UK team working in the Data and Devops space!

DevOps Specialist Sarah Bugden & Megan Kuhn highlight that in order for businesses to successfully operate a DevOps department they need to adopt a cultural change that all employees understand with emphasis made that this subdivision will benefit the business a whole.

Sarah and Megan exclusively discuss the latest technology phrase ‘DevOps’...

Why has DevOps become such a buzzword within business, and what does it mean?

The term DevOps is hard to define and can mean something different to different people; in a nutshell however it is an enterprise software development phrase used to mean a type of agile relationship between Development and IT Operations. The goal of DevOps is to change and improve the relationship by advocating better communication and collaboration between the two business units.

It has been said numerous times that DevOps is seen to be a ‘cultural change’ within business, why is this?

There could be conflict in departmental divisions which is ultimately why there is resistance to merging both Development and IT Operations to create a DevOps department – those operating in these departments find it difficult to understand how they would work well merged together; operations seek organizational stability; developers seek change; and testers seek risk reduction. Getting these groups to work cohesively is a critical challenge in enterprise DevOps adoption.

How can businesses overcome traditional ways of operating by merging Developers and Operations with any challenges faced?

Firstly you need to make sure DevOps as a function is right for your business – just because it seems a popular choice for some businesses at present does not necessarily mean it is the right move for yours. From the moment you decide to have a DevOps function it is crucial that you have a strategy in place and you listen to your employees with their thoughts addressed and a clear vision that everyone buys in to, with the same goal.

Why should businesses adopt a DevOps model?

Companies that practice DevOps have reported significant benefits, including significantly shorter time-to-market, improved customer satisfaction, better product quality, more reliable releases, improved productivity and efficiency, and the increased ability to build the right product by fast experimentation.

How do you see the future of DevOps looking and where do the opportunities lie?

Teams designing and building complex digital supply chains with interdependencies both internally and externally to the organisation, meeting the needs of their customers, safely, securely and cost-effectively.

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