While the goal of digital transformation may be to simplify and streamline a company's workflow, the process itself can be far from easy. A 2020 study by Boston Consulting Group found that a staggering 70% of digital transformation projects fall short of their goals — even when leadership is aligned. As your organization prepares for its DevOps transformation journey, it's worth considering some of the most common challenges. How will your organization foster real cultural change? What will your tech stack look like? Will you be able to maintain standards of security, compliance, and governance?
Let's dig deeper into the potential pitfalls of the DevOps transformation journey — and how Copado’s Five Steps to Measuring DevOps Success can help.
1. Cultural Change
2. Tech Integration
3. Security, Compliance, and Governance
4. Team Size and Structure
5. Training and Education
6. When is DevOps Done?
7. Working With Outdated Maturity Models
8. Measuring the Business Value of DevOps
Prepare for Your DevOps Transformation Journey
The DevOps transformation can be a daunting task, but it's worth it for the benefits that it brings. By considering the challenges listed above, you better prepare for the transformation journey ahead. A true DevOps transformation doesn't just take time — it permanently changes how an organization interacts and does business.
Are you ready to embark on your DevOps transformation journey? Copado can help. We provide the tools and technologies you need to support core DevOps values such as collaboration, automation, and continuous delivery/integration.