skip to main content
Close Icon

In order to deliver a personalized, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. This is done using simple text files called cookies which sit on your computer. By continuing to use this site and access its features, you are consenting to our use of cookies. To find out more about the way Informa uses cookies please go to our Cookie Policy page.

Global Search Configuration

Introduction

Agile processes and methodologies have been in the mainstream for some years and have influenced the emergence of DevOps which we see entering mainstream enterprise IT in the 2016-17 timeframe.

Highlights

  • Microservices architecture adoption follows agile and DevOps practices.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand that building software-rich engineered products requires ALM.
  • Understand that the Internet of Things implies business as usual is history, and business innovation will erupt.

Key questions answered

  • How is DevOps significant for my business?
  • Why are microservices useful and does this architecture have any disadvantages?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recommendations

  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors

Business trends and technology enablers

  • DevOps, microservices, and IoT

DevOps will become mainstream in 2016-17, driven by its business advantages

  • A working definition of DevOps needs to cover culture, tools, and processes
  • DevOps adoption is a refresh for agile practices
  • DevOps is the preferred approach in greenfield projects
  • Agile and DevOps culture is a challenge for many organizations
  • DevOps can be adopted in all types of organization

Microservices architecture adoption follows agile and DevOps practices

  • Microservices architecture is a new concept and adopters must prepare for plenty of rewrites

Building software-rich engineered products requires ALM

  • The benefits of software are balanced by the need for care in quality and security issues
  • The Internet of Things is a major disruptor
  • The business case for ALM is around risk reduction
  • CISQ standards will help measure software quality

The Internet of Things means business as usual is history

  • This is the software age
  • There are risks and rewards with software
  • The role of ALM and PLM in reducing complexity
  • Better security through hardware

Appendix

  • Author

Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team - +44 (0) 207 017 7700


Asia-Pacific team - +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team - +1 646 957 8878

+44 (0) 207 551 9047 - Operational from 09.00 - 17.00 UK time

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - +44 (0) 207 017 7760 or email us at pr@ovum.com

Contact marketing - marketingdepartment@ovum.com

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now