DASA DevOps Professional –Specify and Verify™

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Dasa Devops Specify Verify
DASA Certification Scheme

Test Your Specification and Verification Skills

This quiz is designed for DevOps professionals who aim to master the art of specifying requirements accurately and verifying systems robustly.

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand how the tasks covering specification and verification fit into a DevOps environment.
  • Take end-to-end responsibility for your product – from concept to grave.
  • Truly understand your customers and validate whether the product fits their needs.
  • Find good ways to communicate with everyone involved, from customers to stakeholders and developers.
  • Describe and visualize your product in a format that fits your specific situation.
  • Understand what software quality means and how to achieve adequate quality with your product.
  • Decide adequately which kind of tests the product needs, and understand what you gain from them.
  • Set up useful feedback loops, and use them meaningfully.
  • Understand which architectural considerations are important in a DevOps environment.

Certification Details

Prerequisites
Required: DASA DevOps Fundamentals certificate
Beneficial: Familiarity with Agile, Scrum, Lean, and basic knowledge of specification and testing.

Audience

The DASA DevOps Professional – Specify and Verify certification is primarily aimed at:

  • 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
    • Business Analysts
    • Testers
    • Architects
    • UX and Interaction Designers
    • (aspiring) Product Owners
    • Integration Specialists
    • Operations Managers
    • Incident and Change Managers
    • System and Network Administrators
    • Business Managers

Course Curriculum

Welcome and Introduction

  • Welcome
  • Icebreaker
  • Let’s Get To Know Each Other
  • Best Practices for a Good Online Training How Will We Interact?

Course Introduction

  • DASA DevOps Professional: Specify and Verify Course
  • Course Learning Outcomes
  • DevOps Professional: Specify and Verify and the DASA Competence
  • Framework Module Structure
  • Course Agenda
  • DASA DevOps Certification Scheme

Module 1: Thinking About Quality and Value

  • Intent and Context
  • Module Objectives
  • Topics Covered
  • Quality and Value
  • DevOps View on Quality Assurance DevOps Approach to Quality Assurance
  • Human-Technical Systems
  • Key Takeaways
  • Module-End Questions

Module 2: Delivering Value

  • Intent and Context
  • Module Objectives
  • Topics Covered
  • The Product Lifecycle
  • Taking an Economic Perspective Value Stream Mapping
  • Key Takeaways
  • Module-End Questions

Module 3: Understanding Your Customers

  • Intent and Context
  • Module Objectives
  • Topics Covered
  • Customers and Stakeholders
  • Identifying and Interacting With Customers Gathering Requirements From
  • Stakeholders Key Takeaways
  • Module-End Questions

Module 4: Designing the Right Product

  • Intent and Context
  • Module Objectives
  • Topics Covered
  • The Right Product
  • Lean User Experience
  • Structuring Requirements for Products Key Takeaways
  • Module-End Questions

Module 5: Architecting for DevOps

  • Intent and Context
  • Module Objectives
  • Topics Covered
  • Introduction to Architecture
  • Architecture and Teams
  • Fundamental Considerations About Architecture Practical Architecture Work
  • Key Takeaways
  • Module-End Questions

Module 6: Practical Value Assurance in DevOps

  • Intent and Context
  • Module Objectives
  • Topics Covered
  • Testing and Other VA Techniques
  • How to Test Well
  • Common Testing Practices and Approaches Value Assurance in DevOps
  • Testing in DevOps
  • Key Takeaways
  • Module-End Questions

Module 7: Monitoring and Testing in Production

  • Intent and Context
  • Module Objectives
  • Topics Covered
  • What Is Monitoring
  • Value Assurance in Production Monitoring and Testing Postmortems
  • DevOps Approach to Monitoring Key Takeaways
  • Module-End Questions

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Certification and Duration
CertificateDASA DevOps Professional – Specify and Verify
Duration in hours16 hours

Exam Details

DASA delivers the DevOps Fundamentals exams. The participants and training organizations can attain the vouchers for the exam through DASA.

DeliveryOnline and Paper-based
FormatClosed-book format, participants can bring scratch paper
ProctoringLive/Webcam
Duration60 minutes, 15-minute additional time for non-native candidates
Questions25 Multiple Choice Questions
Pass Grade60%
Please note that if an exam voucher is included, you are able to schedule your exam for up to twelve months.

Scheduling Your Exam

Generally, your training partner will book the certification exam for you. If you have chosen an online self-study certification option you will be able to use the voucher provided with the training material.


Mock Exam

Certification courses include a mock exam. You can download the mock exam from your learning profile.


Accessing Your Certificate

All certificates and badges are issues through Accredible. You will receive an email with your download link in the days following your exam.

Team Competence Model

How Does the Certification Map to the Team Competence Model?

After completing this course, you will cover the area marked as DevOps Professional – Specify and Verify in the following figure of the Team Competence Model. As a result, you will reach the “Proficient” level of the scheme.

“This certification program will fundamentally improve how you manage product development and quality.”


Luca Ingianni

Luca Ingianni

DevOps Consultant

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