Demystifying the Differences Between Agile and DevOps | Are They Similar?

Many organizations are adopting Agile and DevOps, which is great. But there’s still a lot of confusion about them. 

Are DevOps and Agile the same?

Some people argue that they are the same. While others over-simplify further and assume that Agile is all about processes like Kanban and Scrum and DevOps is all about practices like test automation, infrastructure automation, CI, and CD.

However, there are more than just processes that differentiate Agile and DevOps. 

How are they different?

One of the key features of Agile is that it is a development model that focuses on continuous integration and collaboration as well as small and rapid delivery. 

On the other hand, DevOps is a practice that brings the development and operations teams together to speed up the deployment process by using automation technology. 

Here are some of the key differences between Agile and DevOps that you should know before you start implementing either in your organization:

What are the Differences Between DevOps and Agile?

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