State of DevOps Insights

Tech Talk Tuesday
August 21st, 2018


  • Began in 2014
  • Survey based
  • Scientific rigour

High Performers:
Fast and Safe

  • 46x more frequent deployments
  • 440x faster lead time
  • 96x faster MTTR
  • 5x lower change failure rate

27%-33% More Automation

  • Configuration management
  • Testing
  • Deployments
  • Change approval process

This means more time for innovation

Outcomes Focused

  • 2x more likely to achieve objectives

Other Findings

  • DevOps practices attract talent
  • Generative cultures adopt DevOps "better"

Organizational Transformation

  • Vision
  • Intellectual stimulation
  • Inspirational communication
  • Supportive leadership
  • Personal recognition


  • Are our applications architected for testability and deployability?
  • Are our teams structured in a way that supports velocity?
  • What barriers do we need to remove to help people get things done?