Value Stream management is the next evolution in software development. Along with DevOps, these two key transformation are complementary forces with high potential in driving efficient software delivery, thus providing value to the customers. From organisations to every role in the development team, they are many benefits that can be reaped from the amalmagation of DevOps with Value Stream Management. It is very well known to organisations that DevOps helps improve collaboration between development and operation teams, leading to shorter time-to-market. So, what about the benefits of Value Stream Management?
To begin with, the overall benefits of Value Stream Management to organisations are as follows:
- Ability to address constraints through removing silos and bottlenecks
- Obtain visibilities – Any role in the organisation are able to see each progress in their entire workflow.
- Align organisation with business goals including planning, budgeting and funding.
- Accelerates software delivery while increasing product quality and business value to organisation.
Hence, specifically, the benefits of Value Stream Management extends to every individual in the organisations. Through Value Stream Management, the production and software engineering department can achieve the following:
Executives – Value stream Management enables them to view how value helps in making data driven investment to enhance customer experience.
Product manager – Value Stream Management allows them t0 view workflow from idea to realisation, across entire product portfolio to make efficient product planning decision.
Release manager – Value Stream Management enables them to drive continuous improvement with the abilities to review the current state of the product releases.
Test environment manager – Value Stream Management helps improve cost efficiency through insights from the use of each environment.
Developers team leader – Value stream Management provides visibility and complete transparency of development process by empowering them with view to track DevOps and value stream flow metrics, making the DevOps team to become more autonomous.
All in all, organisation should be aware about one important fact as they embraced digital transformation to stay competitive in their industry, that is, they are indirectly transforming themselves into a software company. Therefore, from DevOps to DevSecOps and now Value Stream Management, every key transformation is essential and beneficial in improving their software development process. Importantly, organisations need to adopt the right practice and platform that can empower them with the tools that can cater the need of their business thus delivers better value to the customers.
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