The use of Agile methods for the delivery of software is become commonplace for individual projects.
As stakeholders demand greater agility and the ability to react to business change, most large-scale software delivery organizations struggle to sustain the benefits of an agile approach, especially when their projects become large and complex.
Whether in job searches or on resumes, “DevOps” has become one of the coolest buzzwords to throw around. However, are you using it correctly and does it even matter? According to Wired’s J. Wolfgang Goerlich–it isn’t a job, but DevOps is still important.
Most software professionals have never seen a successful software development project, continuous delivery evangelist Dave Farley said, and have “built careers on doing the wrong thing”.
Looking to optimize your development pipeline? Having as much information as possible before you start developing could save you an entire iteration.
Whether it’s product development, sales, or marketing, a bit of research will go a long way to ensuring project success.