Forrester Study: Key Capabilities for Mature Software Delivery

Only 27% of respondents said that they practice continuous deployment with automation from commit through testing, build/integration, package and final release. As Forrester notes, “Automation is a key enabler for software delivery, as it allows developers to focus on their key creative tasks while ensuring that quality checks and other release imperatives are routinely covered.”. […]

Only 27% of respondents said that they practice continuous deployment with automation from commit through testing, build/integration, package and final release. As Forrester notes, “Automation is a key enabler for software delivery, as it allows developers to focus on their key creative tasks while ensuring that quality checks and other release imperatives are routinely covered.”. Value stream mapping—which provides a visual representation that makes it easy to track changes, detect stalled or delayed changes, identify failures or blockages and view contributing components—would provide those organizations with full visibility into their software delivery processes so they can analyze and improve them.
Source: CloudBees