IL - DevOps Adoption

Course Overview

This 2-day instructor-led course is intended to help decision makers and team members within an organization gain an understanding of what DevOps is and how to build a highly functioning organization leveraging all facets of DevOps.

Attendees for this course will gain an understanding of how to accomplish the following trans-formative tasks 

- Ability to plan and execute a DevOps transformation

- Learn how to get the highest levels of leadership support for DevOps initiatives

- Ability to create a coalition that spans product owners, Architecture, Development, QA, IT Operations, and Information Security to achieve common goals

Course Details
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Level: 300

Who this course is designed for
  • Individuals involved in IT development
  • IT operations or IT service management
  • IT professionals working within, or about to enter, an Agile Service Design Environment

What You Will Learn

  • 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


  • Familiarity with IT terminology and IT related work experience are recommended.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction
    • Dev and Ops
    • The Problem
    • The Conflict
    • The Downward Spiral
    • The Costs
    • The Business Value of DevOps
  • Module 2: The Three Ways
    • Introduction
    • Agile, Continuous Delivery, and the Three Ways
    • The First Way: The Principles of Flow
    • The Second Way: The Principles of Feedback
    • The Third Way: The Principles of Continual Learning and Experimentation
    • Where to Start
      • Selecting Which Value Stream to Start With
      • Understanding the Work in a Value Stream, Making it Visioble, and Expanding it Across the Organization
      • How to Design an Organization and Architecture with Conway's LAw in Mind
      • How to Get Great Outcomes by Integrating Operations into the Daily Work of Development
  • Module 3: The First Way: Create the Foundations of the Deployment Pipeline
    • Introduction
    • Create the Foundations of the Deployment Pipeline
    • Enable Fast and Reliable Automated Testing
    • Enable and Practice Continuous Integration
    • Automate and Enable Low-Risk Releases
    • Architect for Low-Risk Releases
  • Module 4: The Second Way: The Technical Practices of Feedback
    • Introduction
    • Create Telemetry to Enabling Seeing and Solving of Problems
    • Analyze Telemetry to Better Anticipate Problems and Achieve Goals
    • Enable Feedback So Development and Operations CAn Safely Deploy Code
    • Integrate Hypothesis-Driven Development and A/B Testing into Daily Work
    • Create Review and Coordination Processes to Increase Quality of Current Work
  • Module 5: The Third Way: The Technical Practices of Continmual Learning and Exprimentation
    • Introduction
    • Enable and Inject Learning into Daily Work
    • Convert Local Discoveries into Global Improvements
    • Reserve Time to Create Organizational Learning and Improvement
  • Module 6: The Technical Practices of Integrating Information Security, Change Management, and Compliance
    • Introduction
    • Information Security as Everyone's Job, Every Day
    • Protecting the Deployment Pipeline
  • Module 7: Call to Action

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