Then there’s the wider question of DevOps strategy—deciding on a vision, setting goals and working out how to measure your success (or otherwise, as the case may be). One thing that has to be central to your strategy is traceability. You may have come across the term a few times before. It’s commonly used elsewhere in the business world, especially with regard to supply chains. Basically, what it means is keeping track of a commodity or product at every stage of the production process.