I receive lots of inquiries from our clients around the subject of “what is DevOps?” Their interest goes beyond needing a simple definition to wanting to know what constitutes it. After much searching, I couldn’t find exactly what I was looking for so I developed the graphic below awhile ago that I now use in some of my presentations. I’ve shared this with several of my Gartner colleagues as well as a few notable DevOps thought leaders. For example, Andrew Clay Shafer (twitter.com/littleidea) thinks a Euler diagram (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euler_diagram) might be a better representation, however, I’m not sure that this shows dependencies as well (although it certainly would make for a cleaner depiction). In any case, feel free to let me know what you think – I’m certainly open to suggestions. Thanks …
Update: I’m re-posting with a larger graphic that will hopefully help.
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