This year like last year, XebiaLabs polled Fortune 1000 companies in banking,
manufacturing, healthcare, government and IT, interviewing DevOps teams and
everyone from QA to C-level suites. More than 1,000 people were asked to
share their perspectives on software delivery trends.
Last year the survey found that application deployments fail up to 30% of the
time and that 75% of managers believe their deployment process deserves a
This year, the survey revealed little change in attitudes. Once development
of a feature or fix is complete, about a third of respondents said it still
takes their organization between a week (32%) and a month (36%) to go live
with their applications.
High on the list of challenges cited: "Releasing features is too expensive to
carry out as frequently as would be desirable."
Last year, 48% of people surveyed said their bigges... (more)