It’s not hyperbole to say that application development and delivery are the fuel propelling digital transformation forward for most businesses sectors, including healthcare. Today’s healthcare IT/software and services companies efficiently run on that fuel. It is their ability to refine and improve AppDev and DevOps that enables healthcare organizations to:
- Deliver better service
- Lower cost
- Improved operations/healthcare outcomes
- Ensure their survival and growth in a competitive and vital sector.
This list from the Healthcare IT Skills website provides just a small glimpse into the breadth, diversity, and competitive field of these healthcare services and solutions companies. The ability to deliver application services and updates faster and more efficiently is a fundamental need for many of these companies and thousands of other sectors, which is where GitOps comes in.
Something often seen especially in healthcare IT/software and services companies is the process of GitOps, which is essentially a version of CI/CD on top of declarative infrastructure.
The GitOps operational framework takes the best practices from DevOps for application development, including:
- Version control