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DevOps Implementation Boot Camp (ICP-FDO)


3 Days Classroom Session   |  
3 Days Live Online
Classroom Registration
Individual:
$1995.00
Group Rate:
$1795.00
(per registrant, 2 or more)
GSA Individual:
$1456.35
Live Online Registration
Live Online:
$1995.00
Private Onsite Package

This course can be tailored to your needs for private, onsite delivery at your location.

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Professional Credits

IIBA (CDU)

ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.

NASBA (CPE)

NASBA continuing professional education credits (CPE) assist Certified Public Accountants in reaching their continuing education requirements.

This course offers 25.00 NASBA CPEs.

PMI (PDU)

Select courses offer Leadership (PDU-L), Strategic (PDU-S) and Technical PMI professional development units that vary according to certification. Technical PDUs are available in the following types: ACP, PBA, PfMP, PMP/PgMP, RMP, and SP.

This course offers:
    21.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs
    21.00 PMI-ACP Technical PDUs

25
NASBA CPEs
21
PMI PDUs
Certification
Overview

For decades there have been big disconnects between the different roles of the IT shop. We struggle with inherent barriers between development projects and the stable infrastructure needed to deploy and run products. Applications get completed and tested in insulated internal environments without adequate collaboration between production IT staff and infrastructure administrators. Unforeseen challenges plague the production environment, wreaking havoc with deadlines, deliverables, and ultimately the business mission. Security is often a wet blanket at best, and an afterthought at worst. In the meantime, huge backlogs of work and technical debt pile up, chronically eroding the efficiency and agility of the business' IT capability.

This three-day DevOps Implementation training class is loaded with practical real-world tools and techniques. From the nation's largest Agile development trainers comes a comprehensive program to get you started on the road to DevOps success. You will leave this course fully literate in the whole array of available DevOps tools and lessons, ready to select what's right for you and chart a path to holistic long-term IT success in your own organization.

ICP-FDO-DevOps-Implementation

Attendees who complete this course automatically receive the ICP designation after course completion. The ICP-FDO is one of two Continuous Learning Certifications (CLCs) on the DevOps Track. This certification provides an overview of core concepts for DevOps and is geared towards a broad audience of professionals, technical and non-technical. The learning objectives cover areas such as the business case for DevOps, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, accompanying cultural changes, operational considerations, configuration management, etc. Participants who complete this certification will gain an excellent foundation in DevOps concepts and ingredients for a successful transition.

Typically, training providers will cover the required learning objectives in approximately 14 hours of instructional activities over the course of two days.Transformation Guide Preview

Want to plan your DevOps transformation? Get started by downloading our free DevOps Transformation Guide here.

 

[The DevOps Implementation Bootcamp] truly exceeded our expectations. Our pre-session conversations proved valuable. Abrar did a fantastic job of presenting such a large amount of info in a very accessible format. His passion for DevOps and Agile culture was evident from the start. He got our team thinking about current work issues, pain points, tech debt, etc. and he challenged us to apply the coursework immediately. - Marc C, Core Ticketing Director at Ticketmaster

In this Course, You Will:

Learn to leverage infrastructure automation using configuration tools
Chart a path to continuous IT operations
Learn how to spot positive feedback loops in IT work and capitalize on them
Get real-world techniques for implementing agile concepts into infrastructure management
Learn how to continuously monitor capacity and operations
Map and visualize IT workflow to eliminate bottlenecks and streamline capacity
Learn techniques to effectively communicate the progress and results of your DevOps efforts to management
In-class discussion on the state of IaaS and PaaS, and expert updates on which cloud capabilities you should be aware of or considering
Implement a plan for leadership participation and transformation of the IT mentality
Transform IT from an unpredictable cost center to a strategic source of business value and competitive advantage
Upcoming Dates and Locations
All Live Online times are listed in Eastern Time Guaranteed To Run
May 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
May 21, 2018 – May 23, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Minneapolis, Minnesota

Euler Training Center
1660 Highway 100 S
Ste 101 - Parkdale Plaza
Minneapolis, MN 55416
United States

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May 30, 2018 – Jun 1, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Columbia, Maryland

Homewood Suites by Hilton
8320 Benson Drive
Columbia, MD 21045
United States

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Jun 11, 2018 – Jun 13, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Cincinnati, Ohio

Indiana Wesleyan University
9286 Schulze Dr.
West Chester, OH 45069
United States

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Jun 18, 2018 – Jun 20, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Madison, Wisconsin

Hyatt Place Madison Downtown
333 West Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703
United States

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Jun 18, 2018 – Jun 20, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Denver, Colorado

Microtek Denver
999 18th Street
Suite 300 South Tower
Denver, CO 80202
United States

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Jun 18, 2018 – Jun 20, 2018    10:30am – 6:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 25, 2018 – Jun 27, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm New York, New York

Microtek New York City
180 Maiden Lane
Suite 1102
New York, NY 10038
United States

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Jun 25, 2018 – Jun 27, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Washington, District of Columbia

Microtek-Washington, DC
1110 Vermont Avenue NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
United States

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Jul 9, 2018 – Jul 11, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Boise, Idaho

Courtyard Boise Downtown
222 S. Broadway Avenue
Boise, ID 83720
United States

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Jul 16, 2018 – Jul 18, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm San Diego, California

San Diego Training and Conference Center
350 Tenth Avenue
Suite 950
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

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Jul 23, 2018 – Jul 25, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Boston, Massachusetts

Microtek Boston
25 Burlington Mall Road
2nd Floor
Burlington, MA 01803
United States

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Jul 23, 2018 – Jul 25, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Nashville, Tennessee

One Century Place Conference Center
26 Century Blvd
Nashville, TN 37214
United States

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Jul 23, 2018 – Jul 25, 2018    9:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Jul 30, 2018 – Aug 1, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Tampa, Florida

Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa Westshore
700 N Westshore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609
United States

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Jul 30, 2018 – Aug 1, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

Homewood Suites Dulles Airport
13460 Sunrise Valley Drive
Herndon, VA 20171
United States

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Aug 6, 2018 – Aug 8, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Omaha, Nebraska

Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
1616 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68102
United States

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Aug 13, 2018 – Aug 15, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Sacramento, California

UC Davis Extension, Sutter Square Galleria Center
2901 K St
Room 305
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States

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Aug 20, 2018 – Aug 22, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ExitCertified
1150 First Ave
Ste 200
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
United States

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Aug 20, 2018 – Aug 22, 2018    8:30am – 4:30pm Indianapolis, Indiana

Courtyard Indianapolis Castleton
8670 Allisonville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46250
United States

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Course Outline

Part 1: Introduction: DevOps – More than just Dev and Ops

  1. High-Performance IT Organizations
  2. Core Chronic Conflict
    • Siloes of job function vs. alignment of mission
    • Waste, batching and flow
  3. Where DevOps Came From
    • The Lean Movement
    • Toyota, total quality, & Deming
    • The Agile Movement
    • The Continuous Delivery Movement

Exercise: IT Lifecycles – Points of Pain

Part 2: Maturing a DevOps Practice in the Enterprise

  1. The cultural component
    • Culture vs. individual work
    • How to present the business case to leadership
    • How to keep leadership involved
    • How to dissolve operational silos over time
  2. Patterns You Can Follow
    • Lean Startup Teams
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Automate Everything You Can
    • Key tooling & automation groups
    • Reserve Time for Improvement
  3. Eliminating Waste
    • Detecting uneven demand
    • Resolving overburdened teams
    • Applying waste principles and management to IT
  4. The Involvement Principles
    • Information Security Principles
  5. Security
    • Security management and process
    • Integrating security priorities with the rest of IT
    • Transforming security from a cost center to an equity builder
    • Resolving stakeholder conflicts

Exercise: The Involvement Process

  1. Automation
    • Benefits of Automation: What to expect
    • Disruptions of Automation
    • How to prevent new bottlenecks
    • Automating Deployments
    • Leveling workflow around automation tools
    • Where should you automate?

Exercise: Choosing a Value Stream

  1. Selecting the Value Stream to Start With
  2. Value Stream Mapping

Exercise: Value Stream Mapping

  1. Plan the Transformation
  2. Product and Organization Architecture

Part 3: Your DevOps Journey: Optimize Flow

  1. Principles of Flow
    • Tracking flow in the enterprise environment
  2. Infrastructure as Code
    • Infrastructure Configuration Management
    • Configuration Management Tools Examples: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt
    • Models with proven enterprise track records
    • Where to target value with laaS

Exercise: Agile Infrastructure

  1. Deployment Pipeline
    • Moving towards continuous deployments
    • Deployment Tools Examples: Jenkins & Maven
    • Iteration and frequency
    • Changing handoff procedure
    • Shared Version Control
    • Version Control Tools Examples: Git & Github
    • Artifact Management Tools Examples: Artifactory & Nexus
    • Infrastructure As Code Results

Discussion: Automating Deployment Pipelines

  1. Automated Testing
    • Testing Tools Examples: Selenium, Cucumber, & TDD toolsets
    • Code Quality & Security Scanning
    • Examples: SonarQube
  2. Continuous Integration
  3. Containerization
    • Containerization Tools Examples: Docker & Kubernetes
  4. Architecture for Reduced Risk Deployments & IT Ops
    • Microservices
    • The Strangler Pattern
    • Blue-Green Deployment Pattern
    • Virtualization & The Cloud

Case Study: Conway's Law and AWS

  1. Change Review & Coordination

Case Study: Service Architecture

Part 4: Your DevOps Journey: Amplify Feedback

  1. Principles of Feedback
  2. Telemetry: Metrics, Monitoring, Alerting
    • System Monitoring Tools Examples: Nagios, Monit & PagerDuty
    • How to choose tools and analyze their costs
    • Building M&M into operational processes
    • Log Aggregation & Tools Example: Splunk
    • How to use alerts to boost efficiency
    • Metrics
  3. Using Telemetry to Anticipate Problems
  4. Feedback for Safe Deployment of Code
  5. Hypothesis-Driven Development

Exercise: Principles of Feedback

Part 5: Your DevOps Journey: Continual Learning & Experimentation

  1. Principles of Continuous Learning
    • Knowledge Management Tools
    • More Principles
  2. Learning Culture
    • Westrum’s organizational typologies
    • Blameless Postmortems
  3. Innovation Culture
    • Rehearsing Failures
    • Knowledge Sharing
    • Reserve Time for Organizational Learning

Part 6: Conclusion and Charting Your Course

  1. Review
  2. Charting Your Course
    • Establishing a timeline
  3. Open Discussion
Who should attend
  • Anyone in an IT Leadership role
  • CIOs / CTOs
  • System Administrators
  • IT Operations Staff
  • Release Engineers
  • Configuration Managers
  • Anyone involved with IT infrastructure
  • Developers and Application Team leads
  • ScrumMasters
  • Software Managers and Team Leads
  • IT Project & Program Managers
  • Product Owners and Managers
Bonus Materials
  • The "DevOps Glossary of tools:" a catalog of resources with descriptions and guidance on more than 80 open-source and proprietary tools to help your IT teams succeed
  • A business case for DevOps which explains the value proposition of DevOps and provides guidance on practical implementation of DevOps principles.
  • The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations by Gene Kim, Patrick Debois, John Willis, Jez Humble, (Foreword by) John Allspaw.

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