🗂 Link: One Toolchain to Manage All the Development: A CI/CD-Vendor Obsession

A 2019 Forrester study sponsored by GitLab quantified found that more than three-quarters of organizations use at least two software delivery toolchains, with the average organization having six or more tools per toolchain. Based on a survey of 252 IT professionals with responsibility over toolchain management, the study also reported that ensuring security (45%) and visibility into maintenance (39%) are the top process challenges teams face with their toolchain.

Source: One Toolchain to Manage All the Development: A CI/CD-Vendor Obsession

Link: The Rise, Fall, And Rise Again Of The Integrated Developer Toolchain

And this is where DevOps tool vendors now see opportunity. The mounting tax of maintaining tools has grown so extensive that offering an all-in-one solution may just be the trick to get development teams unstuck and the innovation train rolling even faster.

Source: The Rise, Fall, And Rise Again Of The Integrated Developer Toolchain