Management challenges for DevOps adoption within UK SMEs

@article{Jones2016ManagementCF,
  title={Management challenges for DevOps adoption within UK SMEs},
  author={Stephen Jones and Joost Noppen and Fiona Lettice},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Quality-Aware DevOps},
  year={2016}
}
The DevOps phenomenon is gathering pace as more UK organisations seek to leverage the benefits it can potentially bring to software engineering functions. However substantial organisational change is inherent to adopting DevOps, especially where there are prior and established methods. As part of a wider piece of doctoral research investigating the management challenges of DevOps adoption, we present early findings of a six month qualitative diary study following the adoption of DevOps within a… Expand
DevOps in practice: A multiple case study of five companies
TLDR
This exploratory study presents detailed descriptions of how DevOps is implemented in practice, particularly in small and medium sized companies, and contributes to the overall understanding of DevOps concept, practices and its perceived impacts. Expand
The Link Between Transformational and Servant Leadership in DevOps-Oriented Organizations
TLDR
The results suggest that deep rooted organizational culture and lack of DevOps definition clarity are usually considered impediments to DevOps adoption followed by poor communication and collaboration. Expand
DevOps: IT Development in the Era of Digitalization
The purpose of the thesis is to provide a clear understanding of how DevOps works in an organization to researchers and software practitioners. The objectives of the study are to provide a detailedExpand
DevOps in Finland : study of practitioners’ perception
DevOps is currently one of the latest software development practices. Lately it has gained the interest of people in academia and practice. DevOps extends Agile practices to software operations andExpand
Microsoft Word-10033
DevOps practices and principles adoption is no longer restricted to technology-specific skills. Many studies indicate that successful DevOps adoption is part of continuous corporate transformation atExpand
Simplifying the DevOps Adoption Process
TLDR
The DevOps adoption method has been tested in a national branch of an international company with an internal IT development team and several related to it artefacts are proposed. Expand
DevOps and software quality: A systematic mapping
TLDR
This study presents systematic mapping of the impact of DevOps on software quality, and shows research was mainly focused in automation, culture, continuous delivery, fast feedback of Dev Ops. Expand
Software Product Quality in DevOps Contexts: A Systematic Literature Review
DevOps is a change in the organizational culture that aims to reduce the gap between development and operation teams, accelerating the software release process. However, little is known about theExpand
A Systematic Literature Review on DevOps Capabilities and Areas
TLDR
This research presents a systematic literature review to identify the determining factors contributing to the implementation of DevOps, including the main capabilities and areas with which it evolves. Expand
A Systematic Literature Review on DevOps Capabilities and Areas
TLDR
This research presents a systematic literature review to identify the determining factors contributing to the implementation of DevOps, including the main capabilities and areas with which it evolves. Expand
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 REFERENCES
On the journey to continuous deployment: Technical and social challenges along the way
TLDR
It is concluded that organisations need to be well prepared to handle technical and social adoption challenges with their existing expertise, processes and tools before adopting the CD process. Expand
Strengthening harmonization of Development (Dev) and Operations (Ops) silos in IT environment through systems approach
  • Syed W. Hussaini
  • Computer Science
  • 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC)
  • 2014
This paper presents a model based on cybernetics and systems thinking principles to overcome the challenges of strengthening the harmonization of Development and Operations functions in anExpand
Integrated Solution for Timely Delivery of Customer Change Requests: A Case Study of Using DevOps Approach
Numerous past studies have indicated a strong linkage between customer satisfaction and business performance exhibited through timely responses and delivery of customer requests. As the enterpriseExpand
Eliciting operations requirements for applications
TLDR
This paper argues that “communication” is too vague and that there are a variety of specific and well known sources that developers can examine to determine requirements to support the installation and operations of an application product. Expand
Continuous Delivery: Huge Benefits, but Challenges Too
TLDR
Why Paddy Power decided to adopt CD is explained, the resulting CD capability is described, and the huge benefits and challenges involved are reported. Expand
Cloud management
TLDR
Drawing conclusions about manageability of current platforms are derived and predictions about the research challenges of future cloud management are made to help designers of next generation hardware and software platforms to develop more manageable systems and solutions. Expand
Crafting a Job: Revisioning Employees as Active Crafters of Their Work
We propose that employees craft their jobs by changing cognitive, task, and/or relational boundaries to shape interactions and relationships with others at work. These altered task and relationalExpand
Application Lifecycle Kit for Mass Customization on PaaS Platforms
TLDR
The proposed application lifecycle kit stylizes applications' design models, prototype and resource conventions for runtime, and it can be used as a baseline for new service development and operation, enabling instant production and mass customization. Expand
The Antifragile Organization
Failure is inevitable. Disks fail. Software bugs lie dormant waiting for just the right conditions to bite. People make mistakes. Data centers are built on farms of unreliable commodity hardware. IfExpand
Building a DevOps Culture
  • 2013
...
1
2
...