What exactly is DevOps?

DevOps refers to a combination of cultural philosophies, practices, and tools designed to increase an organisation’s ability to deliver applications and services at a faster pace than has been possible using traditional processes.

DevOps stresses the building of a culture of collaboration between software development (Dev) and IT operations (Ops) – two key areas of IT that have historically functioned in relative siloes. By focussing on communication, collaboration, integration and automation, DevOps leads to an improved flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals, allowing organisations to build, test, and release software products faster, more reliably and in closer alignment with business objectives.

The ALC DevOps Training Program

ALC offers Australia’s most comprehensive DevOps training program, from Foundation to a number of specialised practitioner modules such as DevSecOps, Value Stream Mapping, and DevOps Leadership. ALC was the first organisation outside USA to partner with DevOps Institute in 2015 to deliver accredited DevOps training.

Please take a few moments to browse through our course offerings below. To book a course and for dates, fees and full course details, just click the image next to the course name.

  • DevOps Foundation®

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    This 2-day DevOps Foundation course provides the definitive introduction to DevOps – the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. Improved workflows will result in an improved ability to design, develop, deploy and operate software and services faster. [ Register, dates and fees, full details > ]

  • DevSecOps Engineering®

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    DevSecOps is a natural and necessary response to the bottleneck effect of older security models on the modern continuous delivery pipeline. This course explains how DevSecOps practices differ from other security approaches and provides the education needed to understand and apply data and security sciences. Participants learn the purpose, benefits, concepts, and vocabulary of DevSecOps; particularly how DevSecOps roles fit with a DevOps culture and organisation. [ Register, dates and fees, full details > ]

  • DevOps® Leader

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    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 organisation by implementing DevOps. Leading people through a cultural transformation requires new skills, innovative thinking, and transformational leadership. Leaders up, down and across the IT organisation must align and collaborate to break down silos and evolve the organisation. [ Register, dates and fees, full details > ]

  • The Phoenix Project Simulation

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    Discover DevOps education in action with the Phoenix Project Simulation, a hands on course that tests your abilities through business project roleplay. Designed by industry veterans and based on the book of the same name, delegates are thrust into a tumultuous corporate environment and must work together to improve business processes using Lean IT and DevOps principles. Successful candidates come away with a practical working knowledge of how to turn a business around using core IT principles in this engaging course. [ Register, dates and fees, full details > ]

  • DevOps Test Engineering (DTE)®

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    A DevOps Test Engineer is an individual accountable for testing software in a DevOps environment. This 2-day course describes culture and team aspects for test engineering, test strategies, test infrastructures, test tools, test automation, best practices, test management and analysis.  [ Register, dates and fees, full details > ]

  • Certified Agile Process Owner®

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    A process owner is an individual accountable for the performance of a process and for ensuring the process delivers value to its stakeholders. Process owners manage the requirements of process stakeholders, translate those requirements into process performance objectives, and oversee the entire process design and improvement lifecycle.  [ Register, dates and fees, full details > ]

  • ITSM for DevOps®

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    Organisations adopting a DevOps culture and practices are able to deliver high-quality software faster, which means the business can deliver value to customers faster. ITSM processes are vital to organisations achieving this success. DevOps doesn’t eliminate the need for controls and data. [ Register, dates and fees, full details > ]

  • Value Stream Mapping for DevOps®

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    To better understand DevOps, you need to first understand Lean. Lean helps organizations manage and improve how we create and flow customer value with the least amount of effort. What is the value stream? All of the steps that are currently performed to deliver products and services to end-users and customers, whether they add value or not.  [ Register, dates and fees, full details > ]

  • DevOps® Mobilisation Workshop

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    Various industry analysts are predicting a wave of DevOps adoption in the enterprise in 2017 -18. Why? Because DevOps, unlike many other framework initiatives, is linked to measurable business improvement. DevOps initiatives are delivering amazing productivity, agility and service reliability improvements. The DevOps Mobilisation Workshop is all about accelerating your DevOps initiative and ensuring that it scales to deliver sustainable value.  [ Register, dates and fees, full details > ]