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Continuous Delivery Workshop (ICP-IDO)

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Professional Credits


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.


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:
    15.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs
    15.00 PMI-ACP Technical PDUs
    3.00 PMI Strategic PDUs
    3.00 PMI Leadership PDUs


In this 3-day continuous delivery training course, we walk you through the technical practices, necessary tools and customized application of an enterprise Continuous Delivery program. Students will learn about workflow integration through hands-on labs, class demos, class participation exercises, video tutorials, and traditional slides and lecture. The class is highly interactive, encouraging individuals to fully participate in all exercises to retain the maximum benefits of the learning. The technologies and tools used in this class include C#, Java, TFS, Git, Jenkins, Maven, Chef, and Puppet. This course will give you the roadmap you need to make your release process a business advantage instead of a limitation to meeting business goals.continuous delivery training course


Participants who complete this certification will gain an excellent foundation for implementing DevOps in their organizations and will become well-versed in avoiding common pitfalls and overcoming obstacles to DevOps implementations. Students who successfully complete this course will earn the Implementing DevOps (ICP-IDO) Certification from ICAgile.

In this Continuous Delivery Training Course, You will Learn How to:

  • Define and demonstrate the value of Continuous Delivery
  • Recognize the relationship between Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Set up, navigate, and manage a Continuous Delivery environment
  • Execute releases in test environments
  • Identify the most effective tools for quick release & reliable maintenance
  • Integrate Continuous Delivery methods & techniques into current workflow
  • Decrease time to market and increase quality
  • Reduce risk and costs with a continuous delivery approach
Upcoming Dates and Locations
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Oct 21, 2020 – Oct 23, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Nov 18, 2020 – Nov 20, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Dec 16, 2020 – Dec 18, 2020    10:30am – 6:30pm Live Online Register
Jan 11, 2021 – Jan 13, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Houston, Texas

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Houston, TX 77001
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Jan 20, 2021 – Jan 22, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Feb 2, 2021 – Feb 4, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Feb 23, 2021 – Feb 25, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

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Reston, VA 20190
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Mar 9, 2021 – Mar 11, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Des Moines, Iowa

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Des Moines, IA 50301
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Mar 30, 2021 – Apr 1, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Apr 7, 2021 – Apr 9, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Apr 19, 2021 – Apr 21, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm San Diego, California

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San Diego, CA 92101
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May 12, 2021 – May 14, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte, NC
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May 17, 2021 – May 19, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 9, 2021 – Jun 11, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Jun 28, 2021 – Jun 30, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Milwaukee, WI 53201
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Jul 7, 2021 – Jul 9, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Spokane, Washington

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Spokane, WA
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Jul 20, 2021 – Jul 22, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Aug 9, 2021 – Aug 11, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, MN 55401
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Aug 18, 2021 – Aug 20, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online Register
Sep 13, 2021 – Sep 15, 2021    8:30am – 4:30pm Kansas City, Missouri

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Kansas City, MO 64101
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Course Outline

Part 1: What is Continuous Delivery?

This module will review the definition of Continuous Delivery, and why it is an essential part of high-quality software design. For teams that incorporate an Agile programming approach to software development, Continuous Delivery is an integral part of the process.

  1. Introduction to Continuous Delivery
  2. Where does Continuous Delivery fit in the DevOps landscape?
  3. How does Continuous Delivery work?
  4. What are the benefits of using Continuous Delivery?
  5. Anti-patterns

Lab: Explore a Sample CI Configuration

  1. Explore CI Settings in Team Services
  2. Explore Gated Check-in Settings in Team Services

Part 2: Agile Development

This Module is a high-level overview of the Agile development methodology and how it fits into

Continuous Delivery and the DevOps landscape.

  1. Review: Agile development and the Agile Manifesto
  2. Integrated development environments
  3. Source control and versioning
  4. Test-driven development
  5. Pair programming
  6. User stories
  7. Developer tasks
  8. Sprints

Lab: Be Agile with Team Services

  1. Create a Team Services Account
  2. Add User Stories to Team Services Project
  3. Add Developer Task to User Stories
  4. Test Driven Development

Part 3: Continuous Integration

This Module focuses on the definition of Continuous Integration, its relationship to Continuous Delivery, and why it is so important.

  1. What is Continuous Integration?
  2. How Continuous Integration fits in the DevOps landscape
  3. How does Continuous Integration work?
  4. Continuous Integration essentials
  5. Common Continuous Integration practices
  6. Benefits of Continuous Integration
  7. From Continuous Integration to Continuous Delivery

Lab: Configure Team Services for Continuous Integration

  1. Configure Check-in Policy
  2. Configure Build Trigger
  3. Configure Inspections and Test Execution

Part 4: Configuration and Implementation

This Module discusses the prerequisites of Continuous Delivery, and how mastering the process translates into higher quality and lower cost.

  1. Version Control
  2. Automated Builds
  3. Automated Testing
  4. Automated Acceptance Testing
  5. Package Repository
  6. Managing Dependencies
  7. Managing Environments
  8. Configuration Principles

Lab: Configure a Package Repository

  1. Configure a Package Repository using Team Services
  2. Invoke a build that deploys to the Package repository

Part 5: Deployment Pipeline and Scripting

In this Module, we will take a deep dive into the implementation, best practices, and environment of a Deployment Pipeline and Scripting Deployment.

  1. What is a Deployment Pipeline?
  2. Committing Code
  3. Gated Acceptance Testing
  4. Automating Deployment
  5. Testing Stages
  6. Implementing a Deployment Pipeline
  7. Build Tools Overview
  8. Deployment Scripting
  9. Build Scripting
  10. Automating Tests

Lab: Automating Deployment

  1. Configure Build Tools (MSBuild)
  2. Create Deployment Script
  3. Deploy Sample Application

Part 6: Automated Testing

In this Module, we will review necessary components of acceptance testing that affect Developers, Project Managers, and Testers

  1. Creating Acceptance Tests
  2. Automating Acceptance Tests
  3. Creating Unit Tests
  4. Automating Unit Tests
  5. Automating Capacity Testing
  6. Parallel Testing
  7. Refactoring

Lab: Automating Test Execution

  1. Automating Unit Tests
  2. Automating Acceptance Tests

Part 7: Delivery vs. Deployment

This Module covers the differences between Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment, and the relationship that exists between them.

  1. Releasing an Application
  2. Deploying an Application
  3. Continuous Delivery
  4. Continuous Deployment
  5. Virtual Environments
  6. Roll back a Deployment

Lab: Delivery vs Deployment

  1. Deliver Deployment Packages to the Package Repository
  2. Deploy the current version from the Package Repository
  3. Deploy a previous version from the Package Repository

Part 8: Effective Continuous Delivery Environments

In this Module, students will learn how to apply Continuous Delivery to their current environment, and the maintenance that will be necessary to sustain it.

  1. Infrastructure Management
  2. Communicating with the Operations Team
  3. Configuration Management
  4. Infrastructure in the Cloud
  5. Infrastructure Maintenance

Lab: Cloud Services

  1. Configure Azure Virtual Server
  2. Save Virtual Server Image

Part 9: Managing Implementation

This module deals with components, dependencies, and versioning issues in Continuous Deployment.

  1. Managing Components
  2. Managing Dependencies
  3. Version Control
  4. Version Control Options
  5. Mainline Development
  6. Merging and Branching

Part 10: Managing Continuous Delivery

This module demonstrates the importance of maintenance & how it affects each release. It is important that project managers, developers, testers, and clients have a system which enables them to stay communicative and on the same page.

  1. Risk Management
  2. Delivery lifecycle
  3. Common Pitfalls
  4. Documentation is crucial!
  5. Maintaining your Configuration
Who should attend
  • Software Developers
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Software Testers
  • Product Owners
  • Infrastructure Engineers
  • Development Team Members
  • Operations Team Members
  • Project Managers
Bonus Materials
  • Leading the Transformation: Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale by Gary Gruver and Tommy Mouser

Although it is not mandatory, students who have completed the self-paced Fundamentals of DevOps eLearning course have found it very helpful when completing this course.


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