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Poor Communications Slowing DevOps Shift

Existing functional silos are standing in the way of building a DevOps culture.

A new survey indicates that enterprise executives want DevOps to move forward in their organizations, but poor communications among security, software development, and IT operations is standing in the way.

The survey, sponsored by Trend Micro and conducted by Vanson Bourne, asked more than 1,300 enterprise and SMB decision makers to share their thoughts on DevOps implementation. While 74% said DevOps initiatives are more important now than in previous years, 89% said software development and security teams need to be in closer communication.

More than a third of those responding told researchers that existing functional silos are making it harder to build a DevOps culture. They cited fostering greater integration between teams (61%), setting common goals (58%), and sharing learning experiences across teams (50%) as the best ways to drive the necessary cultural change.

When asked about top priorities, 46% said that enhancing IT security leads all other factors in DevOps.

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