Value Stream Management

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Value Stream Management Tools

GitLab is a "Strong Performer" in The Forrester New Wave: Value Stream Management Tools, Q3 2018. According to the report, “GitLab combines end-to-end capability with the power of open source. GitLab offers a DevOps tool for each step of the software development process. Top-level views sitting across these tools provide its VSM functionalities.”

GitLab is the first single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle. Only GitLab enables Concurrent DevOps, unlocking organizations from the constraints of the toolchain. GitLab provides unmatched visibility, higher levels of efficiency, and comprehensive governance.

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Business Value Monitoring

End to end process

The value streams help you visualize and manage the flow of new innovation from idea to customers.

  • One toolchain: In software, the toolchain is your value stream. GitLab brings the toolchain together into a single application.
  • Shared data: GitLab consolidates the disconnected islands of data into a complete view of actual work.
  • Focus on value - not ceremony: Track and manage the actual flow of work / value and eliminate unnecessary ceremony.

Measure

Drive continuous improvement based on the data from your value stream.

  • Track flow and accelerate: Focusing on the flow of value to customers is key to streamlining process.
  • Cycle time: Track the actual work and effort, the real cycle time to deliver value.
  • Business value: Link actual value back to the change.

Manage

The value streams help you visualize and manage the flow of new innovation from idea to customers.

  • Identify constraints: Find the sources of friction in your value stream.
  • Remove bottlenecks: Take action to address constraints.
  • Optimize flow: Accelerate and