Accelerate is a book about DevOps and Lean Software Development, backed by data from DORA (DevOps Research & Assessment), written by Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim.

The book explores the capabilities that drive software delivery performance, ranging from engineering to management practices and culture, which leads to organizational performance in technology companies.

It uncovers 24 capabilities, which are classified into the following 5 categories:

The book then explores each capability and details the research findings. The following diagrams show the overall research program.

Accelerate: Overall Research Program

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Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps