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DevOps Practitioner 2 Days Training in Cork

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Bldg 1000, Units 1201 & 1202, City Gate



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DevOps Practitioner is designed to provide the core education necessary to put DevOps into practice.

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Course Description:

This 2-day course builds upon the DevOps fundamentals. The key focus of DevOps Practitioner is on the four skill areas that have been defined by DASA and are required for successful DevOps results. The course helps you know why the four skills: courage, teambuilding, leadership, and continuous improvement, are the necessary skills for a DevOps environment.

DevOps Practitioner is designed to provide the core education necessary to put DevOps into practice. With the help of DevOps theory, pragmatic examples and exercises, and interactive group discussions and role-plays, the course will help you understand how to apply the necessary skills to practice DevOps.

Course Topics:

Target Audience:

Individuals involved in IT development, IT operations, or IT Service Management

Individuals whose role are affected by DevOps and continuous delivery, such as:

DevOps Engineers

Product Owners

Integration Specialists

Operations Managers

Incident and Change Managers

System Administrators

Network Administrators

Business Managers

Automation Architects

Enterprise Architects

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

Explain the importance of DevOps culture and the aspects that can influence it.

Explain why courage, teambuilding, leadership, and continuous improvement are required in a DevOps environment.

Explain why courage is essential to enable trust, honesty, and experimentation.

Identify and evaluate different types of behavior in a DevOps environment.

Recognize the signals indicating impediments and/or team dysfunctions.

Describe how to form good DevOps teams and assess their maturity.

List the effects of happiness and motivation on team performance.

Identify how leaders encourage feedback and transparency.

Discuss the factors that leaders can influence to build trust.

Explain how and why leaders promote a “Safe to fail” environment.

Analyze value streams to improve throughput and flow.

Facilitate the tools for continuous improvement: structured problem-solving workshops, Story Mapping sessions, and retrospectives.


Required: DASA DevOps Fundamentals Certificate

Recommended: Basic familiarity with Agile, Scrum, Lean, and ITSM principles

Course Materials:

Students will receive a course manual with presentation slides and reference materials.



Online or Paper-based


Closed Book (Participants can bring scratch paper)


Web proctored/In-class proctored


45 minutes (Additional 15 minutes for non-native English speaker)

# of Questions

12 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Pass Grade

60% (36 points out of 60 to be earned)

Exam Prerequisites

Participants have to hold the DASA DevOps Fundamentals certification in order to take the DASA DevOps Practitioner exam.

It is recommended that the participant has completed the DASA DevOps Practitioner training.

Exam Planning

Exams can be taken on the last day of the course or later.

Technical Requirements:

For eBooks:

Internet for downloading the eBook

Laptop, Tablet, Smartphone, eReader (No Kindle)

Adobe DRM supported software (e.g. Digital Editions, Bluefire Reader)

eBook download and activation instructions


Course Introduction

Let’s Get to Know Each Other

Course Overview

Course Objectives

Course Agenda

Course Book

Group Discussions



Design Teams:

Introduction to a DevOps Team

Characteristics of a DevOps Team

Boundaries for a DevOps Team

Build Teams:

Creating High-Performance Teams

Feedback: Giving and Taking

Shared Responsibility and Accountability


Governance on Three Levels

Governance Within a Team

Governance Between Teams

Governance Between Organizations


External Suppliers

DevOps Leadership

Build Culture:

Create the Right Environment

Change the Habitual Behavior

Fail Fast to Improve

Maintain the Agile Soil

Create Purpose:

Know the Importance of Storytelling

Define the Purpose of Having a Purpose

Relate Alignment with Autonomy

Be a Servant Leader:

Give Control to the Team

Inspire and Support the Team

Make Your Own Leadership Manifesto

Focus on Success:

Customer Value and Team Success

Measure and Steer Value


Build Courage:

Importance of Courage

Out of Your Comfort Zone


Courage in Relationship with Leadership and Feedback

Courage at the Team Level

Dealing with Failure

Think Different:

Think Different on a Day-to-day Basis

During Standups

Standup from Hell

10th Man Rule

Think Different in an Organized Way

Open Allocation Time


Value - Customer Centric Action

Different Aspects of Value:

Customer Value

The Different ‘Voices’

Stakeholder Management:

Know Your Stakeholders

Categorize the Stakeholders

Combining Lean Startup and DevOps:

The Lean Startup Process

The Lean Startup Versus Chaos

Combining the Lean Startup and DevOps

The Power of Story Mapping:

Product/Service Development Approaches

Need for Story Mapping

Creating Story Maps

Continuous Improvement

Build Flow:

Build Optimal Flow

Multitasking and One Piece Flow

Little’s Law and Optimization of Process Lead Time

Valualize Flow

Flow and Resource Utilization

Types of Continuous Improvement:


Radical Change

Continuous Improvement Tools:

Kaizen Event

Value Stream Mapping

Visual Management


Daily Standup

Five Times ‘Why’

Exam Preparation Guide

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