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JSW 2021 Vol.16(1): 1-13 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.17706/jsw.16.1.1-13

Towards Practice and Principle Adoption through Continuous DevOps Leadership

Krikor Maroukian
Microsoft, Modern Service Management, Maroussi, Attica, Greece.

Abstract—The contribution emphasizes research undertaken in highly structured software-intensive organisations and the transitional challenges associated to agile, lean and DevOps practices andprinciples adoption journeys. The approach undertaken to gain insights to research questions resulted in data collected, through a series of interviews, by thirtypractitioners from EMEA region (Czech Republic, Estonia, Italy, Georgia, Greece, The Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, UAE, UK) working in ninedifferent industry domains. A set of agile, lean and DevOps practices and principles that organisations are choosing to include in their adoption journeys towardsDevOps-oriented structures is identified. The most frequently adopted practices of structured service management that can contribute to the success of DevOps practices adoption are also identified. Results indicate that software product development andoperations roles in DevOps-oriented organisationscan benefit from specific leadership styles.

Index Terms—DevOpsadoption, software development, leadership, interview.


Cite: Krikor Maroukian, "Towards Practice and Principle Adoption through Continuous DevOps Leadership," Journal of Software vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 1-13, 2021.

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