The 2019 Accelerate State of DevOps Report, published recently highlighted that DevOps is enabling continued high performance and technology transformation.
The Accelerate State of DevOps Report is the largest and longest running independent research of its kind, whether in academia or industry, and Redgate is a proud sponsor of the report The 2019 Accelerate report contains learnings from more than 31,000 survey responses over six years of research on the impact of IT practices on organizational performance. The Accelerate research is performed by the DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) group, which was acquired by Google in December 2018.
Key findings in this year's Accelerate report include that the industry continues to improve: this year, 20% of all teams studied by the report are classified as "elite" performers, a massive leap from 7% of teams last year. The study also finds that persistence at working to improve DevOps practices continues to pay off for organizations in terms of business metrics. The highest performers in the study are twice as likely to meet or exceed their organization's goals on measures including profitability, productivity, and customer satisfaction.
This year's Accelerate report has critical findings in a key area of interest for data professionals and their leadership: change approval practices. The Accelerate 2019 report finds that formal change management processes requiring approval from an external Change Approval Board (CAB) or a senior level employee negatively impact software delivery performance. The research has also shown that formal approval...