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DevOps Essentials

COURSE OVERVIEW

This certification course, designed by Pink Elephant, provides a new and unique perspective of DevOps through the ‘Full Stack’ of culture, practices and automation.

What is the ‘Full Stack’ approach?

As a major game changer in IT, the DevOps revolution has brought about new practices in the Application Development and Systems Operations areas that can help your organization deliver IT services better, faster and cheaper. This course identifies the three critical success factors that make up the ‘Full Stack’ approach, including:

  1. Changing culture
  2. Improving practices and processes
  3. Leveraging automation technologies

When you return to work, you will know how to be an effective, contributing member of a DevOps culture. Understanding how simply working more collaboratively amongst key teams and leveraging automation solutions will result in better business results for your customers.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of DevOps Essentials, you will be able to articulate the benefits of implementing the Full Stack of DevOps culture, practices and automation at your organization to enable improved quality, higher speed and a reduction in costs, by meeting a progressive set of expected outcomes.

  • Describe what DevOps is, and what it isn’t
  • Explain the approach of thinking about the critical success factors of DevOps as a ‘Full Stack’ of culture, practices and automation to determine what it means for your organization
  • Explain the need for DevOps as a solution to problems facing organizations today
  • Summarize how the need for more value from IT drives the business towards DevOps
  • Summarize the cultural, structural and technological barriers that IT faces when attempting to deliver services at the right quality, speed and cost and why challenges are faced when implementing DevOps in today’s organizations
  • Explain the basic concept, principles and scope of DevOps, including ‘The Three Ways’ and accelerators such as Lean and Agile that supported the evolution and emergence of the movement
  • Summarize the key cultural values, Service Management, Project Management and Software Development processes and technologies that enable DevOps
  • List the ways in which DevOps transforms culture and better organizes people to solve the cultural and structural challenges facing IT
  • Explain the way that DevOps structures teams and people within an organization in support of its culture, processes and technologies
  • Describe how DevOps practices transform processes, utilizing Lean, Agile and ITSM accelerators to solve the process design problems facing IT
  • List the ways in which DevOps transforms and organizes technology through automation and new tools to solve the technological problems facing IT

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This essentials level course is designed for anyone in IT Service Management or Software Development seeking to understand how a DevOps approach can benefit their organization.

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for this course.


EXAM, CERTIFICATION & AWARDS

This course prepares participants for the examination leading to the DevOps Essentials certificate, granted by Professional Designations:

  • Exam is 1 hour; multiple-choice; closed book
  • You will receive an exam voucher for the web-based exam, to be scheduled after the course
  • 18 PDUs are awarded

COURSE E-MATERIALS

Material for this course will only be provided as downloadable soft copy files that can be viewed on a variety of devices. Attendees may print a hard copy of the files in whatever format best meets their needs, and can use the files under the Pink Elephant Terms of Use.

All attendees are given access to Pink Elephant’s learning portal, which contains numerous value-added documents, e-files and enriching learning materials.

WE RECOMMEND

For those who are new to ITSM, Agile, Lean IT and DevOps, we also recommend other related certification courses:


VIRTUAL COURSES

Many of our courses are available in a virtual format – meaning you just need an internet connection and certain system requirements, details of which will be provided to you, and a comfortable location with minimal distractions to attend.

Virtual courses are presented from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm ET each day of the course. When you register for the course you will receive more detailed information.


IN-HOUSE TRAINING

All Pink Elephant’s courses, including this one, can be presented at your location. For more details, contact 1-888-273-PINK or info@pinkelephant.com.

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Fees do not include applicable tax, which is payable for all events presented in Canada.

Course Dates for DevOps Essentials
When
Where
How
Course Fee
Jan 08-10, 2018
Web-Based
Virtual Course
USD 1,695.00
Feb 22-24, 2018
Orlando, FL
Public Course
USD 1,995.00
Mar 12-14, 2018
Web-Based
Virtual Course
USD 1,695.00
Apr 16-18, 2018
Chicago, IL
Public Course
USD 1,995.00
May 14-16, 2018
Philadelphia, PA
Public Course
USD 1,995.00
Jun 13-15, 2018
Web-Based
Virtual Course
USD 1,695.00