Concurrent DevOps

Concurrent DevOps is a new way of thinking about how we create and ship software. Rather than organizing work in a sequence of steps and handoffs, the power of working concurrently is in unleashing collaboration across the organization.

Visible

See everything that matters

  • Stay in your flow
  • Don’t wait on syncing
  • Manage projects, not tools
  • Improve cycle time

Efficient

Collaborate without waiting

  • Start immediately
  • Work concurrently
  • No more handoffs

Governed

Develop and operate with confidence

  • Security and compliance already built-in
  • Simplify user management
  • Expedite auditing
  • Act with certainty

To illustrate the power of Concurrent DevOps, consider the difference between Microsoft Office and Google Docs:

Microsoft Word

One person edits at a time

Multiple copies (hand offs)

Version conflicts

Waiting for feedback

Sequential

Google Docs

Many people edit at the same time

One copy

No conflicts

Real time feedback

Concurrent

Traditional software development is typically sequential, where work flows from one team to another. Not unlike how documents are developed using Microsoft Word. Concurrent DevOps is different. Teams can collaborate and contribute to new features early and often in the life cycle. This dramatically shortens cycle times and accelerates delivery because everyone can contribute much earlier.

Everyone can contribute

Whether you’re a developer, an engineer, a product manager, a security expert, or a UX designer, you need to collaborate with a lot of different people to get work done. However, getting everyone on board isn’t always easy. That’s why we created GitLab.

Connecting teams to accelerate innovation

We believe everyone should be able to easily and efficiently contribute and set out to make this easy for teams of all types and sizes by creating a single, shared space where everyone can work concurrently, get all the information needed in one place, and see changes in real time.

GitLab accelerates your software development and delivery accross every stage of the DevOps lifecycle.

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