DevOps or die

DevOps is the foundation for a digital transformation

Today’s market is changing rapidly. Startups are popping up everywhere, making it almost impossible for enterprises to outsmart the competition. How can you create business value with more customer focus? By transforming your business into a DevOps organization. If you want to survive (and ultimately thrive!) in this age of digital disruption then you need to take action now. Software is also eating your world!

How to create a DevOps Organization

DevOps is a way of thinking. It’s about experiences, ideas and mostly about culture. It includes the entire business chain, bottom to top, which makes it a holistic strategy. It’s not limited to the IT department. It’s about the whole enterprise adopting a culture of collaborative, holistic, continuous innovation, adaptability, speed, quality and customer delight.

DevOps key factors

To become this kind of high performance company, you need several key factors:

Empower your People

DevOps is a culture, movement and practice that emphasizes increased collaboration and communication. It involves people, processes and products and allows enterprises to not only survive, but to thrive. Today, DevOps is one of the essential ingredients in a successful digital transformation. But up until now, it’s been difficult to define an internationally accepted frame of reference for “doing DevOps right.”

DASA

Xebia is one of the founding members of the DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) and has developed the competence framework and qualification scheme used by DASA to advance and promote DevOps Agile competences worldwide.

DASA is a non-profit organization that provides an open global community for DevOps and Agile Skills development. It is organized as a community-driven organization open for participating member organizations to help define role based competences and learning curricula.

DASA Aims to Provide

To realize its broader purpose, DASA aims to:

  • Promote a knowledge and skills framework for DevOps, based on a defined set of priciples
  • Develop and evangelize a vendor neutral DevOps qualification program for professionals
  • Generate interest and awareness for the need for knowledge and skills development
  • Advance quality of training and open source certification for DevOps knowledge and skills
  • Map member training content to the role based competence baseline