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Analyst Guidebook:
Developer Productivity in a Cloud Native World

For organizations looking to level up and succeed in a highly competitive cloud native landscape, DevOps practices are crucial, but merely the starting point.

“To succeed with DevOps in cloud native environments, organizations hope to build out internal developer platforms (IDPs) following still-nascent platform engineering best practices.”

This analyst guide explores the paradoxes of excessive focus on developer productivity and platform engineering, and how organizations can navigate these pitfalls and achieve business success:

  • The Three Paradoxes of Cloud Native Platform Engineering
  • Why Platform Engineering is Different for Cloud Native Applications
  • Developer productivity vs. developer experience: Does cloud native make a difference?