DevOps Foundation

As organizations are facing new entrants in their respective markets, they need to stay competitive and release new and updated products on a regular basis rather than one or two times a year.

The DevOps Foundation course provides a baseline understanding of key DevOps terminology to ensure everyone is talking the same language and highlights the benefits of DevOps to support organizational success.

The course includes the latest thinking, principles and practices from the DevOps community including real-world case studies from high performing organizations including ING Bank, Ticketmaster, Capital One, Alaska Air, Target, Fannie Mae, Societe Generale, and Disney that engage and inspire learners, leveraging multimedia and interactive exercises that bring the learning experience to life, including the Three Ways as highlighted in the Phoenix Project by Gene Kim and the latest from the State of DevOps and DevOps Institute Upskilling reports.

Learners will gain an understanding of DevOps, the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration, and automation to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals.

The course is designed for a broad audience, enabling those on the business side to obtain an understanding of microservices and containers. Those on the technical side will obtain an understanding as to the business value of DevOps to reduce cost (15-25% overall IT cost reduction) with increased quality (50-70% reduction in change failure rate) and agility (up to 90% reduction in provision and deployment time) to support business objectives in support of digital transformation initiatives.

Unique and exciting exercises will be used to apply the concepts covered in the course and sample documents, templates, tools, and techniques will be provided to use after the class.

Course Objectives

The learning objectives for DevOps Foundation include an understanding of:

DevOps objectives and vocabulary
Benefits to the business and IT
Principles and practices including Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, testing, security and the Three Ways
DevOps relationship to Agile, Lean and ITSM
Improved workflows, communication and feedback loops
Automation practices including deployment pipelines and DevOps toolchains
Scaling DevOps for the enterprise
Critical success factors and key performance indicators
Real-life examples and results

Course Outline

Exploring DevOps
○ Defining DevOps
○ Why Does DevOps Matter?
Core DevOps Principles
○ The Three Ways
○ The First Way
○ The Theory of Constraints
○ The Second Way
○ The Third Way
○ Chaos Engineering
○ Learning Organizations
Key DevOps Practices
○ Continuous Delivery
○ Site Reliability & Resilience Engineering
○ DevSecOps
○ ChatOps
○ Kanban
Business and Technology Frameworks
○ Agile
○ Lean
○ Safety Culture
○ Learning Organizations
○ Sociocracy/Holacracy
○ Continuous Funding
Culture, Behaviors & Operating Models
○ Defining Culture
○ Behavioral Models
○ Organizational maturity models
○ Target Operating Models
Automation & Architecting DevOps Toolchains
○ Cloud
○ Containers
○ Kubernetes
○ DevOps Toolchain
Measurement, Metrics, and Reporting
○ The Importance of Metrics
○ Technical Metrics
○ Business Metrics
○ Measuring & Reporting Metrics
Sharing, Shadowing and Evolving
○ Collaborative Platforms
○ Immersive, Experiential Learning
○ DevOps Leadership
○ Evolving Change

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About BridgingMinds

BridgingMinds Network Pte Ltd was founded in 2011, with a mission in advocating the engagement and development of human capital. With a strong belief in enabling people as the next milestone in productivity growth, we started looking for the right formula to create this story. Today, we are position as the leading Talent Management and Development Company with an unsurpassed ability to provide key services to our clients. We are able to do this, starting from transforming a company via competency framework, which leads to greater alignment to organization strategic requirements to providing various options to develop these competencies. As a human resource solution provider, we provide organisations, expertise in Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology plus library of competency matrix from other parts of the world. With it, we also provide a suite of cloud-based solutions to better manage human capital assets, skills inventory and enablement. In the area of talent development, we cater to a wide variety of needs from classroom training, courseware distribution as well as online learning system. We work on a variety of training programs, combining various methodologies & development mix such as online with classroom facilitation for our clients.