(A DevOps Institute initiative)
SKILup - a community-based initiative by DevOps Institute, are the global series of know-how meetup which are advancing the Humans of DevOps and IT community to gain Skills, knowledge, ideas, learning (SKIL) in a unique casual or professional setting of like-minded and passionate professionals.
SKILups are meetups with a twist; pop-up events, virtual events being conducted at various global locations with wide array of themes for each SKILup varying from different domains with some examples used in past SKILups as:
- DevOps SKILup
- DevSecOps SKILup
- SKILup with ITSM community
- ITSM, DevOps & SRE SKILup
- UPSKILLING SKILup
- Docker SKILup
- Kubernetes SKILup
- Cloud native SKILup
Each SKILup themes are organically decided by the community and are centered around providing the global IT community with the “know-how” for each designated domain to make DevOps & digital transformation a successful reality.
SKILup are conceptualized with world’s first human centered SKIL framework that includes four key elements for advancing the Humans of DevOps & new IT with digital era. Skills to develop career growth. Knowledge delivering valuable insights. Ideas that sparks innovation. Learning based on know-how to be successful. By focusing on the human elements of DevOps which is the most complex by a Human centered SKIL framework which means Skills, Knowledge, Ideas, Learning, we play a key role in the cultural DevOps transformation and powers the new IT environment.
The agendas for the SKILups spans across a wide range of areas and themes aligned with SKIL framework. Below are some of the recommend themes but it is not limited and is much extensive based on actionable knowledge about an aspect of DevOps and new IT to share with other peers and wider community.
Popular themes of SKILup events:
- Getting started with DevOps
- Evolving landscapes of DevOps
- IT Service Management & DevOps
- Digital Transformation & DevOps
- Reference CI/CD architectures
- Basic and advanced testing and security skills
- Role & Journey of QA in DevOps and new IT environment
- Improving soft/human skills
- Key automation selection considerations
- Integrating multiple frameworks
- Getting executive buy-in & digital leadership
- Value stream mapping
- Site Reliability Engineering
SKILup Past Events
Location: Marriott Whitefield, Bengaluru
Date: 11th March 2019
Organized by DevOps Institute for Academic and Enterprise partners, practitioners, Coaches, Instructors with main theme as PARTNER DAYS. Attended by around 50 folks from across India comprising from all domains in a full day SKILup event.
SKILup with itSMF Singapore
Location: PSB Academy City Campus, Singapore
Date: 13th March 2019
Organized by itSMF Singapore chapter and hosted by PSB Academy Singapore and supported by DevOps Institute. It was a 3-hour SKILup session in a TED style talk for Professionals, Practitioners, Coaches, Instructors with main theme as Digital transformation and modern skills required for Professionals. Attended by around 20 folks from Singapore in the evening casual set up.
SKILup with NTUC Learning Hub, Singapore
Location: Devan Nair Institute of Employment and Employability, Singapore
Date: 14th March 2019
Organized by NTUC Learning HUB and hosted co-organised in partnership with the Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) as a supporting and outreach partner and supported by DevOps Institute. It was a 4-hour SKILup session in a TED style talk for Professionals, Practitioners, Coaches, Instructors from IT Service Management, Project Management, Engineering, Services background with main theme as Moving ahead in digital era with DevOps. Attended by around 80 folks from Singapore in the breakfast to afternoon casual set up.
Location: Oasia Novena, Singapore
Date: 15th March 2019
Organized by DevOps Institute for Academic and Enterprise partners, practitioners, Coaches, Instructors with main theme as PARTNER DAYS. Attended by around 25 folks from across South east Asia comprising from all domains in a full day SKILup event.
SKILup Upcoming Events
DevOps SKILup Dublin
Location: SureSkills, 14 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2
Date: July 3rd 2019
Time: 8.30 registration with event beginning at 9.00
On July 3rd, 2019 - SureSkills has teamed up with The DevOps Institute to showcase a solution that will help you reduce costs and increase agility, quality and customer service . Join us for an event that will highlight the State of DevOps after emerging ten years ago and has supported organizations with digital transformation initiatives and highlight the modern skills for IT Professionals and the importance of 'T' shaped skills to support transformational talent.
DevOps SKILup Galway, Ireland
Date: July 1, Monday, 2019
DevOps Galway in association with ITAG (Information Technology Association Galway) and GuruTeam are pleased to bring you our July event, where we will have a presentation from Jayne Groll (Co-founder and CEO, DevOps Institute), and this will be followed by a panel discussion on Security in DevOps - July DevOps Galway Meetup (2019)
GuruTeam is a Galway-based Registered Education Partner with the DevOps Institute, and offers the full range of DevOps Certification and add-on instructor-led courses. Thanks to ITAG for sponsoring the pizza and beer. We hope you enjoy the opportunity to network with the community.
DevOps SKILup, London
Details coming soon!
Academic Partner Group