Prior to the widespread adoption of DevOps, organizations would often commit to developing and delivering a software system within a specified time frame and, more often than not, miss release deadlines. The failure to meet required deadlines put additional strains on organizations financially and often meant that the business would bleed financial capital. Release deadlines in software organizations are missed for any number of reasons, but some of the most common are listed here:
- The time needed to complete pure development efforts
- The amount of effort involved in integrating disparate components into a working software title
- The number of quality issues identified by the testing team
- Failed deployments of software ...