Accessibility navigation


Exploring the link between leadership and Devops practice and principle adoption

Maroukian, K. and Gulliver, S. (2020) Exploring the link between leadership and Devops practice and principle adoption. Advanced Computing: An International Journal, 11 (4). ISSN 2229-6727 (In Press)

[img]
Preview
Text - Published Version
· Please see our End User Agreement before downloading.

750kB
[img] Text - Accepted Version
· Restricted to Repository staff only

476kB

It is advisable to refer to the publisher's version if you intend to cite from this work. See Guidance on citing.

To link to this item DOI: 10.5121/acij.2020.11401

Abstract/Summary

Our research focuses in software-intensive organizations and highlights the challenges that surface as a result of the transitioning process of highly-structured to DevOps practices and principles adoption. The approach collected data via a series of thirty (30) interviews, with practitioners from the EMEA region (Czech Republic, Estonia, Italy, Georgia, Greece, The Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, UAE, UK), working in nine (9) different industry domains and ten (10) different countries. A set of agile, lean and DevOps practices and principles were identified, which organizations select as part of DevOps-oriented adoption. The most frequently adopted ITIL® service management practices, contributing to DevOps practice and principle adoption success, indicate that DevOps-oriented organizations benefit from the existence of change management, release and deployment management, service level management, incident management and service catalog management. We also uncover that the DevOps adoption leadership role is required in a DevOps team setting and that it should, initially, be an individual role.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Henley Business School > Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting
ID Code:92769
Publisher:AIRCC Publishing Corporation

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

University Staff: Request a correction | Centaur Editors: Update this record

Page navigation