publication . Conference object . Other literature type . Part of book or chapter of book . 2016

Management challenges for DevOps adoption within UK SMEs

Stephen N Jones; Joost Noppen; Fiona Lettice;
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  • Published: 21 Jul 2016
  • Publisher: ACM Press
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The DevOps phenomenon is gathering pace as more UK organisations seek to leverage the benefits it can potentially bring to software engineering functions. However substantial organisational change is inherent to adopting DevOps, especially where there are prior and established methods. As part of a wider piece of doctoral research investigating the management challenges of DevOps adoption, we present early findings of a six month qualitative diary study following the adoption of DevOps within a UK based SME with over 200 employees. We find that within our case study organisation, the DevOps approach is being adopted for the development of a new system used both ...
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free text keywords: Knowledge management, business.industry, business, DevOps, Doctoral research, Leverage (finance), Organisational change, Senior management, Pace, Legacy system, Engineering, Phenomenon
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