What are the fundamental differences between DevOps & Agile?

They are two sides of the same coin.

Both are applications of Lean to the SDLC. Keeping an agile mindset leads to DevOps success.

DevOps and Agile work hand in hand. This is their synergy. And yet each has its specific strengths to enable you to deliver faster with higher quality.

DevOps Agile
Agility Agility in both Development & Operations. Plan and deliver in small increments. Agility in Development only. Prioritise feature delivery by value to the business.
Processes /
Practices
Involves processes such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Development/Deployment, Continuous Testing. Involves practices such as Agile Scrum, Agile Kanban, etc.
Key Focus Area Responsiveness & quality have equal priority. Responsiveness is the main priority.
Release Cycles /
Development Sprints
Shorter release cycles to ensure immediate feedback. Shorter release cycles.
Source of Feedback Feedback is automated both from internal sources and from customers. Feedback comes from customers.
Scope of Work Agility & need for Automation to reduce human error. Agility only.

Through its partnership with DevOps Institute, Daysha DevOps shows organisations how to ‘be Agile’ more than how to ‘do Agile’.

Jayne Groll, CEO at DevOps Institute

Agile is an appreciation of the Manifesto but being agile means new ways of working. Learn more about Daysha DevOps Agile Mindset Manifesto.

Break down silos


Through our training we ensure that your teams understand the differences between Agile and DevOps, an”d how they can best be applied to your business. Closing the knowledge gap between dev and ops makes it easier to form new teams.