CI/CD and release cycle frequency

‘One of the most notorious problems of tightly coupled, monolithic systems, is interdependency and the fact that, even the smallest change triggers a version bump, affecting the whole application. For teams working on different streams but bound by a single release cycle constraint, this can be daunting.

For the business units behind the application, the lack of sync and different release needs can become a problem to meet marketing deadlines and implement strategies. A tightly coupled system is usually detrimental and plays against the aggressive need for speed of the market.