The Rise Of DevOps in Financial ServicesFor a long time, financial service companies were infamous for their slow-moving IT ecosystems. However, since the rapid growth of DevOps in financial services, the industry has gone from the last horse in the race to the leader in innovation and modern software delivery practices.

Then And Now. What Happened?

DevOps in financial services was an afterthought for a long time because of risk. Security and compliance in finance were stumbling blocks for automation – more so than in other fields – because executives were resistant to  expose sensitive details to automation. As a result, digital financial products and updates were few and far between.

Since implementing DevOps, the financial service industry has gone from the last horse in the race to the leader in innovation and modern software delivery practices. The revolution surprised many, as much of the industry is built on old-school, legacy software and practices. Despite being a fairly conservative sector, executives are now wholeheartedly embracing DevOps and rolling out software faster, more efficiently and more safely than most other sectors.

 

This article originally appeared in dbmaestro.com.  To read the full article, click here.

 

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