Technology leaders are tasked with finding ways to deliver innovative products and services more quickly. Organizations ranging from startups to Fortune 100s are adopting agile development as the preferred way to deliver software. More and more of these organizations are turning to cloud computing to quickly and efficiently provision and manage dev/test environments. Utilizing the public cloud in this way gives technology leaders the ability to accelerate agile development and, ultimately, deliver continuous value to their customers.
This report was underwritten by HP Public Cloud and Intel to help technology leaders meet the challenge of accelerating software delivery. gigaOM analyst Ryan Shriver is the director of technology for a consulting firm focused on customer experience. In this report he addresses 1) current challenges in accelerating delivery, 2) key outcomes for agile delivery in the public cloud and 3) criteria for evaluating whether public cloud can improve agile delivery. We hope you find this report useful and actionable. Thank you for downloading.