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Trying to find an ROI for DevOps is an absurd question. But that won't prevent your boss from asking you for a DevOps ROI. Pivotal's Michael Cote does the overthinking on why it's essentially impossible to find a DevOps ROI and suggests that a better bet is to point to successful examples of DevOps adoption.
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