Participants of this course should already be DASA DevOps Fundamentals Certified.

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DASA DevOps Professional Enable and Scale + The Phoenix Project

The DASA DevOps Professional Enable and Scale course is designed to provide the core education necessary to put DevOps into practice. By extending the course…

Certificate DASA DevOps Professional: Enable and Scale
Duration 3 Days
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Accreditor Devops Agile Skills Association
Languages English

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What is included in DASA DevOps Professional Enable and Scale + The Phoenix Project

Course Description

The DASA DevOps Professional Enable and Scale course is designed to provide the core education necessary to put DevOps into practice. By extending the course with a one day simulation – based upon the book ‘The Phoenix Project’ – the participants are taken through a four-round game in which the team will experience the DevOps approach by using the continuous learning and experimenting process. Each round the team will plan the sprint, execute the release and during retrospective, we will reflect on results, think about improvements and decide what to do differently in the next round. Putting practice into practice.

Course Information

Certification: DASA DevOps Professional: Enable and Scale

Duration: 3 Days

Domain: Solution Development and Deployment

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom

Accreditor: Devops Agile Skills Association

Available Languages: English

Purchase Options: Pay Per Use Courseware

Audience

  • Individuals involved in IT development, IT operations, or IT Service Management
  • Individuals involved in business roles or product owner roles
  • Individuals whose role are affected by DevOps and continuous delivery, such as:
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Product Owners
  • Integration Specialists
  • Operations Managers
  • Incident and Change Managers
  • System Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Business Managers
  • Automation Architects
  • Enterprise Architects

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of DevOps culture and the aspects that can influence it.
  • Explain why courage, teambuilding, leadership, and continuous improvement are required in a DevOps environment.
  • Explain why courage is essential to enable trust, honesty, and experimentation.
  • Identify and evaluate different types of behavior in a DevOps environment.
  • Recognize the signals indicating impediments and/or team dysfunctions.
  • Describe how to form good DevOps teams and assess their maturity.
  • List the effects of happiness and motivation on team performance.
  • Identify how leaders encourage feedback and transparency.
  • Discuss the factors that leaders can influence to build trust.
  • Explain how and why leaders promote a “Safe to fail” environment.
  • Analyze value streams to improve throughput and flow.
  • Facilitate the tools for continuous improvement: structured problem-solving workshops, Story Mapping sessions, and retrospectives.

Course Outline

Course Introduction

  • Let’s Get to Know Each Other
  • Course Overview
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Agenda
  • Course Book
  • Group Discussions
  • Exam

Teambuilding

  • Design Teams:
    • Introduction to a DevOps Team
    • Characteristics of a DevOps Team
    • Boundaries for a DevOps Team
  • Build Teams:
    • Creating High Performance Teams
    • Feedback: Giving and Taking
    • Shared Responsibility and Accountability
  • Governance:
    • Governance on Three Levels
      • Governance Within a Team
      • Governance Between Teams
      • Governance Between Organizations
    • Scaling
    • External Suppliers

DevOps Leadership

  • Build Culture:
    • Create the Right Environment
    • Change the Habitual Behavior
    • Fail Fast to Improve
    • Maintain the Agile Soil
  • Create Purpose:
    • Know the Importance of Storytelling
    • Define the Purpose of Having a Purpose
    • Relate Alignment with Autonomy
  • Be a Servant Leader:
    • Give Control to the Team
    • Inspire and Support the Team
    • Make Your Own Leadership Manifesto
  • Focus on Success:
    • Customer Value and Team Success
    • Measure and Steer Value

Courage

  • Build Courage:
    • Importance of Courage
    • Out of Your Comfort Zone
    • Resilience
    • Courage in Relationship with Leadership and Feedback
    • Courage at the Team Level
    • Dealing with Failure
  • Think Different:
    • Think Different on a Day-to-day Basis
      • During Standups
      • Standup from Hell
      • 10th Man Rule
    • Think Different in an Organized Way
      • Open Allocation Time
      • Guilds

Value – Customer Centric Action

  • Different Aspects of Value:
    • Customer Value
    • The Different ‘Voices’
  • Stakeholder Management:
    • Know Your Stakeholders
    • Categorize the Stakeholders
  • Combining Lean Startup and DevOps:
    • The Lean Startup Process
    • The Lean Startup Versus Chaos
    • Combining the Lean Startup and DevOps
  • The Power of Story Mapping:
    • Product/Service Development Approaches
    • Need for Story Mapping
    • Creating Story Maps

Continuous Improvement

  • Build Flow:
    • Build Optimal Flow
    • Multitasking and One Piece Flow
    • Little’s Law and Optimization of Process Lead Time
    • Valualize Flow
    • Flow and Resource Utilization
  • Types of Continuous Improvement:
    • Kaizen
    • Radical Change
  • Continuous Improvement Tools:
    • Kaizen Event
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • Visual Management
    • Retrospective
    • Daily Standup
    • Five Times ‘Why’

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