DevOps Leader (DOL)

Price
$1,495.00

Duration
2 Days

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

The DevOps Leader course is a unique and practical experience for participants who want to take a transformational leadership approach and make an impact within their organization by implementing DevOps. Leading people through a cultural transformation requires new skills, innovative thinking, and transformational leadership. Leaders up, down and across the IT organization must align and collaborate to break down silos and evolve the organization. The course highlights the human dynamics of cultural change and equips participants with practices, methods, and tools to engage people across the DevOps spectrum through the use of real-life scenarios and case studies. Upon completion of the course, participants will have tangible takeaways to leverage when back in the office such as understanding Value Stream Mapping.

Course Objectives

The learning objectives for DOL include a practical understanding of:
  • DevOps and time to market
  • The business and IT perspectives
  • Key differences between DevOps IT and traditional IT
  • Planning and organizing
  • Understanding performance and culture
  • Measurement differences
  • Designing a DevOps organization
  • Focusing on what matters
  • Ideas for organizing workflows
  • Sharing information
  • Defining meaningful metrics
  • Value stream mapping
  • The Spotify Squad model
  • Managing culture change
  • Popular tools and key practices
  • Putting it all together
  • Who Should Attend?

    The target audience for the DevOps Leader course are professionals including: Anyone starting or leading a DevOps cultural transformation program, Anyone interested in modern IT leadership and organizational change approaches, Business Managers, Business Stakeholders, Change Agents, Consultants, DevOps Consultants, DevOps Engineers, IT Directors, IT Managers, IT Team, Leaders, Lean Coaches, Practitioners, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, System Integrators, Tool Providers

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    Course Prerequisites

    There are no prerequisites for this course.

    Agenda

    1 - DevOps and Time

    • What Is DevOps?
    • Why Do DevOps
    • Companies Doing DevOps
    • The Magic Equation

    2 - Key Differences Between DevOps IT and Traditional IT

    • What Sets DevOps IT apart from Traditional IT
    • How DevOps IT is Organized Differently
    • How to Perform to a Different Standard
    • How to Use Different Measurements

    3 - Becoming a DevOps organization

    • Transformational Leadership
    • Redesigning An Organization for DevOps
    • Design Principles
    • Focus
    • Work
    • Information
    • Metrics

    4 - Value Stream Mapping

    • What is Value Stream Mapping?
    • Why Do We Need to Use this Framework?
    • Types of Maps
    • How to Create a Value Stream Map?
    • Types of Data to Collect
    • How to Handle Exceptions

    5 - Value Stream Mapping Exercise

    6 - Squad Organizational Model

    • Conway's Law
    • The Problem with Silos
    • Spotify’s Squad Organization Model (Structure, Roles)
    • Squads
    • Tribes
    • Chapters
    • Guilds
    • How to Reorganize in Order to Move to this Model

    7 - Managing Culture Change

    • What is Culture and How Does it Impact Performance?
    • Types of IT Culture
    • Cultural Traits of a DevOps Organization
    • How to Manage Change

    8 - Culture and its Impact on Performance

    • Types of IT Culture
    • What is a DevOps Culture
    • How To Manage Change
    • The Three Phases Of Change
    • Types of Changes That Need to be Implemented

    9 - Popular DevOps Tools and Practices

    • DevOps Tools Periodic Table
    • Top DevOps Tool Categories
    • Common and Popular Practices

    10 - Building a Business Case

    11 - Bringing it all Together

    12 - Additional Sources of Information

    13 - Exam Preparations

    • Exam Requirements, Question Weighting, and Terminology List
    • Sample Exam Review
     

    Upcoming Class Dates and Times

    Feb 13, 14
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    ENROLL $1,495.00
    Jun 26, 27
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    ENROLL $1,495.00
     

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