Intelligent CIO North America Issue 29 - Page 54

FEATURE : SOFTWARE

THE TOP THREE METRICS THAT RESPONDENTS TRACK TO MEASURE SOFTWARE DEPLOYMENT QUALITY ARE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION , COMPETITIVE RESPONSE AND FINANCIAL RESULTS AND RETURN TO STAKEHOLDERS .

reliability are more important than ever , along with scaling product growth efficiently . These insights help us understand how to empower teams to create and deploy better products efficiently and at scale .”
Continuous deployment in app development
The report titled Continuous Deployment in App
Development looked at Continuous Deployment use and companies ’ motivations . More than 80 % of respondents reported ensuring reliable deployments as their top priority related to app development and deployment .
Survey results show organizations are adopting Continuous Deployment to enhance the quality and reliability of their app deployments . Automation drives Continuous Deployment adoption , with many decisionmakers seeing the benefit of a streamlined and less burdensome process almost immediately .
More than half of respondents chose Continuous Deployment because of the ability to scale people , technology and process efficiently ; lower staffing costs through time saved on manual tasks ; streamline complex workflows and keep apps constantly updated to increase customer satisfaction .
More than half ( 59 %) report that overly complex deployment to multi-cloud environments remains the top app development and deployment issue their engineering team needs to address .
Enterprise scale deployments
The Enterprise Scale Deployments report analyzed companies ’ efforts to accelerate speed to market and scale their product growth and business efficiently . After all , it is no secret that in order for companies to win in this software-driven world , they must deploy at enterprise scale .
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