Kudos to the information technology community over the past year, who helped maintain the connectivity and communications that held organizations together during the great corporate dispersal. Not only were many organizations able to carry on and even thrive, but the productivity of IT departments themselves remained strong.
The productivity and continuous delivery of services by IT departments through the Covid crisis is due in no small part to DevOps — the aligning and syncing of developer initiative with operations cadence. The events of the past year have only made DevOps more relevant.
That’s the word coming out of a survey of 3,200 enterprises released by RedGate Software, which plays in the data space, documenting changes in IT as a direct result of the Covid crisis. Nearly three quarters of organizations, 74%, have now adopted DevOps in some form, cross-platform database use has risen markedly. “IT thinking has