The Agile operations bottleneck
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How do Agile practices impact IT operations?
Agile practices can provide organizations with great benefits: more customer collaboration leading to a better overall product, a unified development team that is generally more productive, innovative and just plain happier and finally can help organizations deliver software/solutions faster than ever before, beating the competition leading to increased market share and at the end of the day increases revenue. But time to market is only as fast as the weakest link in the overall software delivery lifecycle... If an Agile team is pumping out working software every 2 or 4 weeks, that is great, but can downstream teams/organizations handle that cadence? Check out this Scott Ambler podcast where he discusses how Agile practices in development impacts the IT operations teams. Download it here.