American Management Association

DevOps Implementation Boot Camp (ICP-FDO)

Available dates

Dec 9—11, 2019
3 days
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
USD 1995
USD 665 per day
Dec 16—18, 2019
3 days
Houston, Texas, United States
USD 1995
USD 665 per day
Dec 16—18, 2019
USD 1995
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About the course

Gain an excellent foundation in DevOps concepts and ingredients to chart IT success This 3-day DevOps Implementation training class is loaded with practical real-world tools and techniques. From the nation's largest Agile Development trainers comes a comprehensive program to get you started on the road to DevOps success. You will leave this course fully literate in the whole array of available DevOps tools and lessons, ready to select what's right for you and chart a path to holistic long-term IT success in your own

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn to leverage infrastructure automation using configuration tools
  • Chart a path to continuous IT operations
  • Learn how to spot positive feedback loops in IT work and capitalize on them
  • Get real-world techniques for implementing agile concepts into infrastructure management
  • Learn how to continuously monitor capacity and operations
  • Map and visualize IT workflow to eliminate bottlenecks and streamline capacity
  • Learn techniques to effectively communicate the progress and results of your DevOps efforts to management
  • In-class discussion on the state of IaaS and PaaS, and expert updates on which cloud capabilities you should be aware of or considering
  • Implement a plan for leadership participation and transformation of the IT mentality
  • Transform IT from an unpredictable cost center to a strategic source of business value and competitive advantage

What You Will Cover

Introduction: DevOps – More than just Dev and Ops

  • High-performance IT organizations
  • Core chronic conflict
  • Where DevOps came from
  • Exercise: IT Lifecycles – Points of Pain
  • High-performance IT organizations

Maturing a DevOps Practice in the Enterprise

  • The cultural component
  • Patterns you can follow
  • Eliminating waste
  • The involvement principles
  • Security
  • Exercise: The Involvement Process
  • Automation
  • Exercise: Choosing a Value Stream
  • Selecting the value stream to start with
  • Value stream mapping
  • Exercise: Value Stream Mapping
  • Plan the transformation
  • Product and organization architecture
  • Your DevOps journey: optimize flow
  • Principles of flow
  • Infrastructure as code
  • Exercise: Agile Infrastructure
  • Deployment pipeline

Discussion: Automating Deployment Pipelines

  • Automated testing
  • Continuous integration
  • Containerization
  • Architecture for reduced risk deployments & IT Ops
  • Case Study: Conway's Law and AWS
  • Change review & coordination
  • Case Study: Service Architecture

Your DevOps Journey: Amplify Feedback

  • Principles of feedback
  • Telemetry: metrics, monitoring, alerting
  • Using telemetry to anticipate problems
  • Feedback for safe deployment of code
  • Hypothesis-driven development
  • Exercise: Principles of Feedback

Your DevOps Journey: Continual Learning & Experimentation

  • Principles of continuous learning
  • Learning culture
  • Innovation culture

Conclusion and Charting Your Course

  • Review
  • Charting your course
  • Open discussion

Special Feature

Note: Attendees who complete this course automatically receive the ICP designation after course completion. The ICP-FDO is one of two Continuous Learning Certifications (CLCs) on the DevOps Track. This certification provides an overview of core concepts for DevOps and is geared towards a broad audience of professionals, technical and non-technical. The learning objectives cover areas such as the business case for DevOps, continuous integration, continuous delivery, accompanying cultural changes, operational considerations, configuration management, etc. Participants who complete this certification will gain an excellent foundation in DevOps concepts and ingredients for a successful transition.

Who should attend

Anyone in an IT Leadership role or with IT infrastructure, CIOs / CTOs, System Administrators, IT Operations Staff, Release Engineers, Developers and Application Team leads, ScrumMasters, Software Managers and Team Leads, IT Project & Program Managers, Product Owners and Managers.

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