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Christopher Little
Research Director
1 years at Gartner
35 years IT Industry

Christopher Little is a Research Director in the IT Operations Management group in Gartner Research. Mr. Little focuses on automation tools and technologies in support of DevOps practices. Read Full Bio

December 2018 – DevOps Agenda

by Christopher Little  |  December 4, 2018

Hello again, We’re now into our busy conference season and IOCS is the first week of December.  As I’m writing this, that will be next week. I’ll be presenting a couple of new decks that are based on research we’ve done and published this year. First one is about managing your DevOps toolchain.  In this […]

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October 2018 – DevOps Research

by Christopher Little  |  October 19, 2018

October brings some great new research into the DevOps Agenda! I’m starting with this new note listed below. This one I think will end up being an important reference note for clients both new and old. It evaluates existing DevOps research notes by three categories: culture, practice, and technology. It is intended to be a curated overview of […]

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September 2018 – DevOps Research

by Christopher Little  |  September 11, 2018

Hi all, Well, September is the big month for this Agenda’s branded publications! The much-anticipated Application Release Orchestration Magic Quadrant (ARO MQ) and ARO Critical Capabilities both publish this month! Magic Quadrant for Application Release Orchestration  — “Infrastructure and operations leaders who need to connect to and scale continuous integration/continuous delivery investments, modernize release management, […]

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August 2018 – DevOps Research

by Christopher Little  |  August 21, 2018

I’ve already had some interesting discussions around a note out this month on measuring flow through toolchains.   Code is only creating value for the business when it is being used by customers.  So we’ve focused more on the natural flow and use the working definition of “lead time” as being shorthand for “code commit to […]

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July 2018 – DevOps Research

by Christopher Little  |  July 24, 2018

DevOps came into existence as a term about 9 years ago (the option considered at the time was “agile infrastructure” which doesn’t have nearly the same ring to it) while the subsequent Wikipedia entry for DevOps turned just 8 years old last May.   DevOps has since swept the world of IT with its focus on […]

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by John O'Leary  |  July 18, 2018

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