EncartaLabs

Agile-Driven DevOps

( Duration: 2 Days )

Teach your teams to manage infrastructure, operations, and production work the agile way. A true DevOps transformation starts by driving the principles and practices of agility beyond development teams to everyone involved in the IT value chain. Successful DevOps transformation starts with top-to-bottom agility throughout your entire organization. The Agile-Driven DevOps training course provides the agile skills that can be applied to both development and every other role in the value chain of a product or feature.

This Agile-Driven DevOps workshop is ideal for:

  • IT Managers, Directors or Team Leads
  • System Administrators
  • Application Developers and Managers
  • Application Development Manager
  • Business Analysts
  • IT Operations Staff
  • Anyone involved in release or feature planning
  • IT Stakeholders
  • Engineers
  • Product Owners

COURSE AGENDA

1

The Case for Agile-Driven DevOps

  • The heritage of Agile and DevOps
  • The business case for DevOps
  • Common Agile and DevOps principles
  • Goals of Agile and DevOps
  • Understanding the overall value chain
2

Critical Principles of Agile & Scrum

  • Effective and quick response to change
  • Feedback loops
  • Adaptation of work
  • Cross-functional roles
  • Continuous Integration
  • Timeboxing
  • Velocity tracking
  • Linking work to end value
  • Mindset and culture
3

Transforming to Agile Culture

  • Principles as foundation
  • Principles translated to practices
  • The critical role of culture
  • What is a DevOps culture?
  • Top practices for transforming culture
  • A new way to fail
4

Sprints: Agile Practices Applied

  • Planning
  • Vision
  • Roadmaps
  • Running a sprint
  • Maintaining a backlog
  • Grooming a backlog
  • Retrospectives
  • Velocity and velocity tracking
  • Stakeholder roles
5

Agile roles in DevOps

  • Ownership
  • Change management
  • Operations
  • Application owners
  • Product owners
  • Architects
  • Administrators
  • Executive sponsors
6

Agile Infrastructure

  • Iterating operational work
  • Scrum teams in Ops
  • Unified IT retrospectives
  • Designing infrastructure goals
  • Matching infrastructure to application goals
  • Cloud engineering: a primer
  • Reducing skills-based silos
  • Tools for implementing agile infrastructure
7

Kaizen and Continuous Improvement

  • Schooling teams on entropy
  • Common organizational goals
  • The incremental approach to Kaizen
  • How to drive the ethic into the team
  • Signs of success and failure
8

Kanban: Tracking Operational and Project Work

  • The Kanban system
  • Kanban roots: gaining perspective
  • Visualizing work
  • Push vs. pull stimulus
  • Lean principles
  • Work in Progress (WIP)
  • Queues and buffers
  • Bottlenecks
  • Blocked Work
9

Waste and Application of Lean Principles

  • Overproduction
  • Work in Progress (WIP)
  • Overburdening of teams
  • Time available (idle states or waiting)
  • Processing
  • Inventory, stock, unused assets
  • Handoffs and movement of work
  • Defects
  • Latent skill
10

Scalability

  • Linking business value to operational work
  • Scaled Agile principles for increased capacity
  • Automation and scaled infrastructure
  • Prioritization
  • Throttling operational work
  • Dissolving operational silos
11

Going Back to Work with a Plan

  • Identifying your goals
  • Next steps
  • Open forum and real-world discussion

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
  • All courses are delivered by Industry Veterans
  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 50,000 Corporate executives across the Globe
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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