DevOps is an approach to culture, automation, and platform design for delivering increased business value and responsiveness through rapid, iterative, and high-quality IT service delivery. It applies open source principles and practices with:
• A culture of collaboration valuing openness and transparency.
• Automation that accelerates and improves the consistency of application delivery.
• A dynamic software-defined, programmable platform.
The path to this devops culture is a journey involving many stages of maturity for an organization. One of the key transformational elements is developing trust among developers, operations, IT management, and business owners through openness and accountability.