Recently announced, a research project between DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) and Google Cloud reveals the two entities will partner to conduct original, in-depth research to understand what issues matter most to developers. Dubbed the Accelerate State of DevOps Report, the two hope to unlock new findings that illuminated a clear path forward with guidance to improve resource management, productivity, and quality of IT teams.
DORA’s mission is to transform the industry by instituting a scientific approach to software development, product management, and organizational transformation. The company says it uses rigorous data-driven research methodologies to create high-impact evidence-based tools that help companies understand how to fundamentally transform their practice. We further refine those methods by working with companies that are as passionate about high performance as we are.
The team at DORA -- Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim -- is committed to helping organizations understand their unique strengths and opportunities by identifying areas to focus resources to improve performance. DORA has spent years researching what high performance means in the context of software in any organization, and discovering the factors that predict it.
Google has transformed the industry through its commitment to openness and knowledge sharing, demonstrated by projects like Kubernetes and TensorFlow, tools that help organizations transform their approach to software and business. Beyond tools, Google is also looking at other factors that drive IT transformation and openly sharing their research findings.