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Introduction to DevOps

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    7.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs


Learn how DevOps has brought together years of the most effective and proven practices from development and operations (Agile, Lean, and more) – and aligned them around common characteristics: value, cross-functional collaboration, agility, and strong teams.  DevOps is really the marrying of process, infrastructure, and product. Take this class to learn how to bring these groups together to optimize, re-think, and re-engineer your processes.

We’ll take a look at establishing a common definition of DevOps and understand why DevOps is so important.  Through case studies, we’ll see that high performing organizations are using DevOps as a competitive advantage.  Don’t be left behind!  In addition, this class will teach the keys to fostering a culture for successful DevOps implementations, and give you a roadmap to get started. Finally, this class will help you understand the tools necessary to automate your processes for maximum efficiency.  We’ll put all the pieces of the puzzle together for you.

Discover what DevOps is and is not
Learn how other organizations are using DevOps concepts to gain competitive advantage
Understand the tools that can help you automate processes
Learn tips and techniques for changing your culture to support DevOps
Understand why DevOps is important and why high-performing IT organizations are rushing to implement DevOps concepts
Review case studies to understand exactly how companies are achieving DevOps success
Learn how to optimize, rethink, and re-engineer your IT processes to deliver value to your customers faster than ever!
Take Agile to the next Level – end to end processes with all IT groups
Understand the metrics you should be focusing on
Get real-world examples that work
Upcoming Dates and Locations
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May 11, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 15, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Jul 20, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Aug 10, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Sep 21, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Oct 19, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Nov 16, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Dec 14, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Course Outline
  1. Introduction
    1. Establish Goals and Current State
    2. The Goal of DevOps
  2. What Is DevOps?
    1. Background and History
    2. Symptoms and Problems in Today’s Environment
    3. The IT Core Chronic Conflict
    4. DevOps Roles
    5. DevOps Defined
    6. Core Concepts
  3. Ball Point Game
  4. Why Do DevOps?
    1. Driving Factors
    2. Amazon’s Process: A Case Study
    3. State of DevOps Report
    4. Manufacturing and DevOps
  5. DevOps at Microsoft – a Case Study
    1. Dark Launches
    2. Feature Flags
    3. Agile to DevOps
    4. Branching
    5. Teams
    6. Live Site Culture
  6. How Does DevOps Work
    1. Continuous Integration
    2. Continuous Deployment
    3. Continuous Delivery
    4. Continuous Testing
    5. Continuous Monitoring
    6. Automation
    7. Kanban End-to-End
  7. Penny Game
  8. Culture and DevOps
    1. People and Trust
    2. Resilience
    3. Engagement is Key
    4. Change the Metrics!
    5. Law of Motivation
    6. Keys to Successful DevOps Culture
  9. DISC Assessment
  10. Tool Time
    1. Build Automation
    2. Test Automation
    3. Deployment Automation
    4. Environment Provisioning
    5. Automated Feedback and Monitoring
  11. DevOps Assessment
  12. Summary and Next Steps

In-Class Exercises: (short description of each exercise)

  • Individual and Team Goals – Identifying current issues and goals
  • The Ball Point Game – Creative team game to learn about process optimization
  • The Penny Game – see how Kanban and batch sizes affect delivery
  • DISC Assessment – personality / culture exercise
  • DevOps Assessment – Where Are We?
Who should attend
  • Software Managers and Directors
  • CIOs, CTOs and IT Executives
  • Operations Managers
  • QA/Test Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Release and Configuration Managers
  • Developers and Application Team Leads
  • ScrumMasters
  • Product Owners and Managers