DevOps Up and Running
Lecture
Shane Davis
Beginner
1 h 24 m
2020-07-15
Lecture Overview
This course is designed for IT leaders, developers, and operations folks who are aiming to build on the early wins of their DevOps implementation. We start off by discussing rapid iteration and understanding the “fail fast” culture of startups, how to prioritize important work, and learn how to increase velocity through improved performance.Then, we will look at the importance of customer experience and feedback, including how to create a customer feedback process so that you can begin to integrate that feedback into your software development process.After that, we will focus on how to set your team up for success using three approaches to team structure in a DevOps culture. Each approach has advantages and disadvantages. We’ll also cover recruiting, interviewing, deciding on job titles, and dealing with challenging teammates.This course will wrap up by looking at how to scale an engineering team through DevOps, motivating engineers to produce their best work, and measuring your success.

Related Learning Path(s):
DevOps for the Enterprise
Objectives
  • This course outlines the steps to increase the velocity of your DevOps transformation from early DevOps principles to a culture of continuous improvement and increased veloctiy by prioritizing critical work and improving performance. You’ll develop a feedback process that enables customers to quickly alert you to what they love (and hate) about a product, ensuring your ability to integrate feedback into your product road map continuously. This course will help you hire and retain DevOps talent, and organize your engineering organization to maximize skill sets.
Pre-Requisites
  • Basic knowledge of the Agile methodology
  • Basic knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Foundational understanding of DevOps princples
Lecture Modules
Module 1 covers rapid iteration and understanding the “fail fast” culture of startups, how to prioritize important work, and how to increase velocity through improved performance.
Module 2 looks at the importance of customer experience and feedback, including how to create a customer feedback process so that you can begin to integrate that feedback into your software development process.
 Module 3 is about how to set your team up for success using three approaches to team structure in a DevOps culture including the advantages and disadvantes of each. We’ll also cover recruiting, interviewing, deciding on job titles, and dealing with challenging teammates.
Module 4 digs into how to scale an engineering team through DevOps, motivating engineers to produce their best work, and measuring your success.
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