There's no silver bullet for fostering DevOps adoption in a large enterprise, but a single application's quality results can be the tipping point to get the rest of the organization on board.
Automation can accelerate the development process, to be sure, but it must be integrated into the DevOps process in a way that inspires confidence. By taking your time, involving the developers, applying metrics to ensure proper execution, and phasing in these new approaches, organizations can make the successful transition from manual processes.
With continuous delivery, good enough makes things better for business. Changing to this delivery model doesn't alleviate all app problems, but the right implementation means fewer of them.
If you work in tech, chances are you have an opinion on DevOps. Either you think it’s a worthless exercise that creates more problems than it solves, or that it’s a must-have in today’s workplace. If you do go with having DevOps, it’s crucial that you think of it as a driver of innovation; only then will it be efficient and successful. Here are my top three tips for making sure your DevOps team continually drives innovation at your company.