Why is it so hard to get applications to market?
We asked developers for the main reasons that they encounter delays in getting code from development to production, and received a range of responses. The most frequently cited were inconsistent environments across development, test and production, lack of automation in the application deployment process, and lack of collaboration between development and operations.
Agile development and continuous iteration places new demands on operations to support rapid application delivery, in which small changes are released often and apps must be tested on an ongoing basis.
Several studies have proven the real business benefits of implementing a collaborative and agile software delivery process. The following infographic highlights why companies are investing in tools and services that enable DevOps collaboration and Continuous Delivery: