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ACT-IAC White Paper: DevOps Primer

 
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Abstract

DEVOPS PRIMER: CASE STUDIES AND BEST PRACTICES FROM ACROSS GOVERNMENT
Developed by the DevOps Working Group, ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest
Released: February 19, 2020

DevOps is both a new way of thinking and a new way of working. It is reshaping how organizations innovate and quickly deliver positive business outcomes. However, transitioning to DevOps requires an essential shift in attitudes and approach.  ACT-IAC developed this primer to be a guide to support the Federal government in its understanding and application of DevOps to support its mission.

This paper provides:

  • Case studies highlighting where agencies are in their DevOps adoption and implementation journey. It is a collection of lessons learned and ideas for how committed IT professionals can persist through the challenges and make progress.
  • A Maturity Model with stages of advancement which organizations can use to move toward a state of continuous improvement.
  • Recommendations from government and industry leaders to advance the DevOps journey.

 

 

Document Date: 
Feb 19, 2020
 
Author (organization): 
ACT-IAC Emerging Technology COI
 
Document type: 
ACT-IAC Report
 
Interests: 
Software Systems Development