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How to explain DevOps Benefits to your Boss (2018 Edition)

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DevOps is leading its way to future.

DevOps is a top trending methodology/philosophy nowadays, and many business owners strive for including it in their development, service and management particular processes. Despite this, few of them know the real DevOps benefits not only at a technical level but also on general business activity; in the present article, we will explain some of those business-level benefits. Download our FREE BROCHURE "Bridge your company's gap with DevOps".

With DevOps you can automate your application and business processes to decrease time to market, increase efficiency and reduce your IT costs.

What are the DevOps advantages in overall business operations?

1. It involves multidisciplinary teams.

Development, System Administration, Quality Assurance and Management members work together either under the same roof or not, allowing to save valuable time for feedback analysis and troubleshooting.

Some of the most frequent problems when working with an offshore team is to obtain the results until the next day through a different time zone. There are different ways to outsource a DevOps team, it can be whether offshore or nearshore/onshore depending on your needs.

2. It provides agility to overall business deliveries.

Since DevOps is based on iterative and continuous deliveries, it significantly helps to fulfill customer’s most critical requirements according to priorities, at the same time that it allows the customer to provide the proper feedback for each delivery faster and more precise for all team. This way customers feel really attended and satisfied with their particular requirements for each delivery.

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3. DevOps is based on collaboration.

Constant communication about progress and results among team members and customer is a fundamental principle of DevOps methodology. This communication generates a work environment in which everyone is always informed about issues, solutions and improvement opportunities on all areas inside the team; all of this enables the team to be more responsive and capable in case of any problem.

4. Continuous improvement is the core.

When working over DevOps, teams always look for those processes, tools, workflows, etc., that can be improved to achieve better and faster deliveries, generating a positive culture on which there’s always something inside the current methodology that can be improved or enhanced for getting customer satisfaction.

5. DevOps is focused on goals and not processes.

When working over DevOps approaches, teams are interested in satisfying customer needs in the best way possible at the same time they adapt to customer’s particular processes and methodologies, which allows teams to be more responsive to overall changes on work environment and customer to be more confident on activities being done.

But what are those DevOps benefits that will help my business to expand and increase earnings?

Continuous Integration and Delivery = Faster feature or functionality release = Faster earnings

Recommended Technologies: CircleCI, Jenkins, BitBucket Pipelines, Travis CI, AWS CodeDeploy

Highly available applications or websites = Permanent presence/influence on the internet = More business opportunities

Recommended Technologies: AWS Elastic Container Service, Docker, Kubernetes

Automated IaaS = Permanent application/website capacity to attend demand = Customer confidence in your business

Recommended Technologies: Ansible, Terraform, AWS CloudFormation

Constant monitoring on development /integration /building /testing /deploying /operation processes = Better capacity to attend to emergencies = Lower risk for losing business or customers

Recommended Technologies:Ansible, Terraform, AWS CloudFormation

Who should be interested in implementing DevOps benefits?

  • Startups which want to expand their presence in the internet market quickly.
  • Businesses who want to modernize their current processes and stay up to date on customer growing demands.
  • Businesses who require high availability, high response capacity for emergencies and a constant need for increasing their cloud resources according to the variable needs of its customers.
  • Businesses with a low tolerance for failure and risk on their online businesses.
  • DevOps companies who are constantly releasing new features on their online applications/websites for their customers.
  • DevOps companies focused on saving costs from their development/integration/deployment processes.

Also, you can get more DevOps benefits for your digital business by getting onboard on new trends like:

1. Serverless approaches

This is not a new concept on IT, but it has recently expanded its presence on digital companies plans given that it removes the necessity of having a full-time system administrator looking for all processes inside server infrastructure, and therefore it allows businesses to save costs on human resources and save valuable effort.

2. Define and keep a full track of Key Performance Indicators

This is not a new concept on IT, but it has recently expanded its presence on digital companies plans given that it removes the necessity of having a full-time system administrator looking for all processes inside server infrastructure, and therefore it allows businesses to save costs on human resources and save valuable effort.

3. Microservices architecture

This kind of approach, allows digital companies to provide high availability and stability to their applications. This is because all the parts of applications (database, backend, frontend, etc.) are independent and, if one of those fails, it doesn’t imply that the whole app goes down, instead of that, the other parts will continue working in the meantime the affected component is restored. High availability means continuous presence on the market and more profits, both of the core elements for business growth.

Now you know some Devops Benefits

After learning some DevOps benefits and advantages, you can get them, not only for improving your internal technical processes but also, for increasing customer satisfaction and profits. Perhaps you are wondering... Where should I start? What should I do first?; if this is your particular case, then you should contact us.

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