67% of surveyed developers indicated that they use CI tools as part of their software development process. Development teams that are not using CI tools are holding themselves back by not taking advantage of the automated, repeatable processes CI tools afford them.
In its most recent “Continuous Integration Tools” report, Forrester provides valuable guidance into the rapidly-growing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery market. Read this Forrester Wave™ report to get insights into the “Modern Application Delivery Playbook”, the Application Development and Delivery (AD&D) market definition, direction, in-depth analysis, and recommendations. Furthermore, you will also get an overview of representative vendors, including Codeship.
Each vendor offers a fully featured CI product that orchestrates the Continuous Integration process.
Forrester defines an enterprise as a company that is employing at least 1,000 people.
Each vendor included receives interest from Forrester’s end user clients in the form of inquiries, survey responses, etc.
AD&D leaders empower their teams with CI tools that automate software delivery tasks and easily integrate with other parts of the tool chain, without unwanted complication and management overhead. Codeship sees the future, and it’s Docker.
The evaluation focused on ease of use, pricing and licensing models, build automation, and DevOps tool chain integrations, and more.
To assess strategy, Forrester analyzed product strategy, market approach, execution road map, consulting, training, and support.
To assess market presence, we analyzed installed base, product revenue, and corporate profitability.
There are multiple things to keep in mind when implementing a Continuous Integration solution. CI enables software development teams to work collaboratively, without stepping on each other’s toes, by automating builds and source code integration to maintain source code integrity.
Modern CI tools do a lot more than that: They also integrate with DevOps tools to create an automated code delivery pipeline commonly referred to as CI/CD (continuous integration/continuous delivery). When fully automated, this can deliver applications from developers’ desktops to production servers in minutes, rather than months, by automating and integrating all of the manual processes that comprise the software development life cycle (SDLC).
If you are interested in how the process of getting into the Forrester Wave Report for CI Tools happened from Codeship's perspective you can read this article by Codeship's co-founder and VP Marketing, Manuel Weiss.