For an organization, achieving an evolved state of efficiency in any of the initiatives or practices it wants to adopt involves planning, perseverance, focus, and a good amount of time. Akin to this, improving the efficiency of IT operations by means of adopting DevOps is a long process that starts with putting up a plan and needs to be followed up with sustained efforts from all levels within the organization. The plan that worked for us involved focus on five key areas as described in Figure 10-1.
Key areas of focus to enable DevOps
The order in which ...