SAFe®DevOps (SDP)

Official SAFe® course with SAFe®5 Practitioner (SP) certification. Delivered by Estratecno, Scaled Agile GOLD Transformation Partner, Inc.

Introduction

This two-day course provides a comprehensive overview for understanding the DevOps skills needed to accelerate time-to-market by improving the flow of value through the Continuous Delivery Pipeline. You will map the current value stream through the delivery pipeline from idea to cash, and identify practices that will eliminate bottlenecks to flow. The course will build an understanding of the complete flow of value from Continuous Exploration to Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, and Release on Demand.

Includes the certification exam for the SAFe® DevOps (SDP) certification.

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Who should attend?
  • All members of an Agile Release Train
  • Development Managers, Engineering Managers
  • Configuration Managers, Release Managers
  • Development Leads, Developers, UI/UX Developers
  • Infrastructure Architects, System Architects
  • Product Managers, Product Owners
  • System Administrators, DBAs, InfoSec
  • QA Managers, Testers
  • Release Train Engineers, Scrum Masters
What you will learn?

After attending the class, attendees should be able to:

  • Explain how DevOps enables strategic business objectives
  • Apply a CALMR approach to DevOps to avoid automating broken processes
  • Understand how successful DevOps requires continuous exploration, continuous integration, continuous deployment, and the ability to release to end users on demand
  • Incorporate continuous testing and continuous security into the delivery pipeline
  • Use value-stream mapping to measure flow and identify bottlenecks in the end-to-end delivery process
  • Select DevOps skills and tools strategically for the fastest, most compelling results
  • Prioritize DevOps solutions and investments for greatest economic benefit
  • Design and implement a multi-phased DevOps transformation plan tailored to their organization
  • Work with all roles and levels in the organization to continually optimize the value stream
What you will get?

Class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the exam
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Certification of completion
  • SAFe DevOps Practitioner certification upon passing of exam

Attendees must attend both days of the course in order to qualify for the exam.

How the training is delivered?
  • Live virtual classroom.
  • Expert trainers and facilitators in online training.
  • Breakout rooms for teamwork.
  • Virtual Campus with LMS (Learning Management System) platform for the study material, tests, forums, and complementary materials.
  • Collaborative tools for exercises, practices and simulations. Each of them is carefully selected and adapted to the course using:
    • Miro
    • SAFe Collaborate
    • Easyretro
    • Trello…

The infrastructure and software are provided by Estratecno. Having a stable and high-speed internet connection and a computer with a microphone and a camera is enough. During the course, you will practice and learn to optimize work in distributed environments.

Content

SAFe® official agenda

Lesson 1: Introducing DevOps

  • Recognize the problem to be solved
  • Explain DevOps and its benefits
  • Describe continuous security and testing
  • Describe core DevOps principles

Lesson 2: Mapping Your Value Stream

  • Explain the purpose of mapping the Value Stream
  • Evaluate the efficiency of your current Value Stream

Lesson 3: Gaining Alignment with Continuous Exploration

  • Create Solution hypotheses
  • Collaborate and research Customer needs
  • Architect the Solution for continuous delivery
  • Synthesize the Vision, the Roadmap, and the Program Backlog

Lesson 4: Building Quality In with Continuous Integration

  • Develop the Solution
  • Build continuously
  • Test end-to-end
  • Validate on a staging environment

Lesson 5: Reducing Time-to-Market with Continuous Deployment

  • Deploy to production
  • Verify the Solution
  • Monitor for problems
  • Respond and recover

Lesson 6: Delivering Business Value with Release on Demand

  • Release on Demand
  • Stabilize the Solution
  • Measure the business value
  • Learn and react

Lesson 7: Taking Action

  • Share your DevOps action plan

Lesson 8: Becoming a SAFe DevOps Practitioner

 

Prerequisites

All are welcome to attend the course without prior knowledge.

Certification and Exam
  • Format: Web-based, timed exam with multiple choices (only one is correct) or multiple select (2 or 3 choices are correct)
  • Access: Through the SAFe Community Platform after the attendee has completed the SAFe® DevOps course
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Number of questions: 45
  • Passing score: 33 out of 45 which is the 73%
  • Language: English only
  • Second attempt cost: 50 USD
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