The emergence of platform engineering, an opportunity for startups

The promise to increase developer efficiency, not the workforce

According to the 2022 Stack Overflow Developer Survey, more than half of professional developers have CI/CD, DevOps, and automated testing tools and services available in their organization.

However, Stack Overflow found that only 38% of the 34,906 respondents said they have a developer portal to make finding tools and services easier. Similarly, data observation tools are only available to a minority of developers.

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These results show that the best practices that have become the norm in startups and technology companies are gaining popularity, but also that there is still a lot of room for progress to improve companies’ efficiency and working environment.

“It’s insane that CI/CD tools, DevOps capabilities, and automated testing are the only categories above 50%,” Shomik Ghosh, partner at Bold Ventures, told TechCrunch. “Which means [that] For what is considered a table for most tech companies and startups, more than half of developers (presumably in other industries) still lack these building blocks.

Source: La Neta Neta