Companies are moving to self-service operations as a way to increase agility by reducing the friction of ticket queues and cross-department dependencies. Actions are moved to be within the reach of those who need them. Calculating the return on investment of self-service operations will always vary from company to company as each business operates in a unique environment.
Much of the DevOps conversation within enterprises focuses on getting products deployed quicker. "Deploy, Deploy, Deploy" is a common mantra, but what happens after deployment? How are you going to handle incidents? How are you going to scale? Who is going to do the operational work? How will they keep up as the cadence of deployments accelerates? Falling into the trap of thinking deployment is your finish line can doom your DevOps efforts.
As they ask in the popular play, Rent, how do you measure a year? At Rundeck, we can look at all the new features we added to the Pro platform to make the Ops life easier for our customers. It all rolls up into our vision of Operations as a Service. You talked. We listened. We're proud to share with you the results of your feedback. Following are some of the key enhancements to Rundeck Pro in 2017. Watch this space to stay up-to-date in 2018.