Companies want innovative solutions to business problems, often turning ideas into products and services at a very fast pace. To achive this they trying to apply Agile and similar methodologies, but are still finding it difficult to meet the challenges of development and delivery. With all the new methodologies, getting software released to users is still too often a risky, painful and time-consuming endeavor. This is a challenge for both small and big companies.
Continuous delivery brings principles that are already prevalent in most successful organizations, improvements on how products are built, deployed and tested. Better definitions about improving how to do development, testing and operations of products and services.
DevOps may seem a buzzword to many, but it is essential business-driven delivery approach. It involves the business owner as well as the development, operations, and quality assurance departments to collaborate in continuously deliver the software /product/service. The continuity helps the company to gain market advantage, which is vital in today’s market condition.