Foundations of DevOps

Gain the right tools and techniques to better streamline and automate how you and your team deliver and operate software and infrastructure.

Certification

ICAgile Certified

Duration

Online: 4 half-days
In-person: 2 days

Cost

Contact our Education Team for details.

Course overview

This two-day course delves into the fundamental underlying values, principles and practices of DevOps. It explains how and why DevOps practices work and how it extends Agile and Lean disciplines. This course will challenge your team to question their current approaches to delivering software and give them clear guidance on how to continuously improve their delivery of value to the end user.

Who is this for?

Both technical and non-technical professionals will find this course compelling including Developers, Testers, Agile Coaches, Project Managers, Delivery Managers, CIOs, and members of the operations and IT team.

What’s covered?

  • Background, history and principles of DevOps
  • Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management
  • Site Reliability Engineering
  • Virtualisation, Containers, Public and Private Cloud, Platforms, Scaling and Monitoring
  • Developing and Testing in a DevOps environment

Learning outcomes

  • A foundation in DevOps concepts
  • Ingredients for a successful transition to delivering value continuously
  • Deliver and operate software and infrastructure in a more automated way
  • A useful alignment exercise for teams already on their DevOps journey
  • DevOps values, principles and practices

Certification

Successful students will be awarded an ICAgile Professional – Foundations of DevOps (ICP-FDO) certification – the first certification on the DevOps track. For more information, visit the ICAgile website.

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“The course was delivered fantastically in a way that worked for everyone from daily DevOps users to novices.”

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“An exceptional course in understanding more than just the technical aspects of how DevOps is applied.

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“I thoroughly enjoyed the course and learned a lot of valuable information. Your passion for DevOps has inspired me to delve deeper into the practice.”

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“Well organised, engaging content delivered with passion and enthusiasm.”

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Course Schedule

This course is only available as a private class. Contact our Education Team for a consultation.

Experts in business and training

Our courses are developed and taught only by people who are in practice at Assurity. Every single day of the week…except when they’re in the classroom teaching you!

Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

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Bartwin van der Pols

Senior Agile Consultant

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Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

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Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

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Jacob Creech

Principal Agile Consultant

Jacob is an experienced entrepreneur and Agile coach. He has worked in his own and other businesses to help them grow and develop high-value work through the application of Agile, Lean Start-up and other modern business techniques.

Jacob has worked with a wide range of businesses across Asia-Pacific and the United States, from very small (1 team) to very large (400+ team) Agile transformations with both software/IT and non-IT teams, in industries including Ecommerce, Finance, Healthcare, Mobile, Gaming, Telecommunications, and Advertising.

Jacob is passionate about empowering and motivating people, with a constant focus on business value, to ensure not only are we delivering high quality work, but the right, most valuable work as well.

Bartwin van der Pols

Senior Agile Consultant

Building high performing teams and providing pragmatic approaches to change are key elements to the consultancy approach of Bartwin van der Pols.

Based on an extensive background as a change consultant within international business environments, he connects a data driven approach with a high performance. His consultancy style is sought out for an ability to combine his focus on innovation with an analytic solution-oriented approach.

Next to over ten years’ experience in coaching teams and management, he also draws on a diverse background as research consultant, corporate trainer, and business owner. 

Kay Johnson

Principal Consultant

Kay is a trusted advisor to clients, helping them define their digital transformation strategy and the cultural changes needed to achieve it.

After assessing a client’s current capabilities, Kay is well versed in create a roadmap to outline the processes, practices, tools, and education needed to enable continuous improvement.

An expert in Business Agility, Agile, Cloud Adoption and DevOps, Kay makes it easy for clients to understand how adopting these approaches can benefit their organisation.

She’s also an accomplished trainer in Facilitation, Agile Project and Delivery Management, Agile Coaching, Foundations of DevOps, and is passionate about helping students see tangible results.

Fabio Sanches

Senior Agile Consultant

Fabio has a background in Electrical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Engineering and work experience in software development in a variety of industries, including Retail, Telecommunications, Banking, Educational, Healthcare and Startups.

As a Consultant, he works to improve value delivery and complex problem-solving. He translates vision into actionable plans to deliver customer-centric outcomes.

His focus is to help organisations achieve a sustained competitive advantage by adopting agile values and principles to deliver the highest possible quality products.

Fabio is also a coach and mentor to Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, and Agile teams.

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About Assurity

We believe that our clients’ future depends on better meeting their customers’ needs. At Assurity, we use our skills and extensive experience to help our clients develop their business and make their future in a fast-changing digital world.

We partner with the country’s largest organisations and government agencies, collaborating with them and guiding them on their digital transformation journeys, delivering proven capabilities to innovate, deliver complex projects with quality and speed, and improve their operations’ efficiency and effectiveness.

We take a human-centred approach to everything we do and co-design the right outcomes with our clients. We achieve this by forming unique solutions teams from our analysis, testing, DevOps, design thinking, intelligent process automation, agile, customer experience and education service lines.

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