Watch Shashi Kiran' talk at DevOpsCon 2017

Top 10 barriers to DevOps adoption – and how to overcome them


It is not an understatement to say that DevOps has taken all modern enterprises by storm. It is difficult, however, to ignore the elephant in the room, namely the obstacles in the way of DevOps adoption. Here, Shashi Kiran presents the top 10 obstacles to DevOps adoption and offers practical solutions in dealing with them.

DevOps has become a religion for enterprises worldwide, but adoption has several hurdles. Based on a survey of over 2000+ responses worldwide, emerged a consistent pattern of barriers to DevOps adoption. Not surprisingly these barriers intersect the human element, the toolchain as well as the technology.

This session addresses the top 10 barriers and discusses measures to address them and accelerate DevOps adoption in the process. Technologists that are undertaking DevOps planning for their organizations, architects responsible for rolling out DevOps processes, as well as practitioners, will find this session extremely interesting and educational!

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Shashi Kiran enjoys being at the nexus of business and technology constantly endeavoring to bring increased synergies between the two. Currently focused on Cloud and DevOps automation, Shashi and his team are focused on bringing structured automation into DevOps environments with cloud sandboxes, creating a category in the process that greatly accelerates DevOps adoption while making human innovators and APIs more productive and efficient. Shashi has over 20+ years of experience in big companies like Cisco scaling product management and marketing of multi-billion dollar product lines as well as incubating fast-paced startups. Currently, he’s overseeing aspects of the strategy and marketing at Quali, a venture-funded startup and an industry leader in cloud sandbox software.
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Kovair Software
Kovair Software
3 years ago

Very well written. Thanks for providing the useful information. We would also like to add some more points on it. Please check “How to Overcome the Challenges of DevOps Implementation” @

Perry Z.
Perry Z.
Reply to  Kovair Software
3 years ago

Agree…good points for growing DevOps organizations.

Kovair Software
Kovair Software
Reply to  Perry Z.
2 years ago

Thanks Perry. You can get more updates on DevOps here @