The DevOps Institute (DOI) launched today with the mission of serving as the premier source for aligning industry standard quality DevOps training and examination services for enterprise IT. The Institute is led by a Board of Regents who will oversee DOI’s offerings in an effort to codify and promote DevOps’ best practices and standards that enable enterprise IT to deliver more value faster to their customers.
The initial Board of Regents includes Gene Kim, Lori Macvittie, Sanjeev Sharma, Helen Beal, Rohit Antao, Gary Gruver, Lou Hunnebeck, Matthew Selheimer, Donna Knapp and JP Morgenthal. They join co-founders Jayne Groll, Lisa Schwartz and Alan Shimel in leading the DevOps Institute to fulfill its mission.
“The DevOps movement has matured rapidly over the last few years. We believe that the time is right to have established best practices training and certification”, said Lisa Schwartz, CEO of DevOps Institute. “DevOps training is a logical step in DevOps adoption by the enterprise IT market. The DevOps Institute’s mission is to codify emerging best practices in DevOps and translate them into the highest quality education and certified training courses. Working with leaders of the community, DOI will continue to develop and offer the finest in DevOps and associated programs and certifications.”, continued Schwartz.
“DevOps is transforming how technology work is done, for Development, Test and IT Operations. I support any effort that helps elevate the state of the practice, and bring consistency and quality to the training offered,” said Gene Kim, DevOps researcher and co-author of The Phoenix Project and the upcoming DevOps Cookbook.
The DevOps Institute’s initial courses including certification are DevOps Foundation and Certified Agile Service Manager (CASM). Additional certification courses will be announced in the coming weeks including role based schemes and certifications. DOI will offer courses directly and through a network of Registered Education Providers. Courses will be available both in person and virtually utilizing state-of-art virtual classrooms. First courses will begin in early March. More information can be found at DOI’s website: http://www.devopsinstiute.com
The DevOps Institute is bringing enterprise class DevOps training and certification to the IT market. Working with thought leaders from the DevOps and IT Service Management communities, as well as the IT training market, the DevOps Institute is the standard in quality, enterprise grade DevOps education.