10 DECEMBER 2019
World's First Non-Stop Continuous Learning Virtual Event
DevOps Institute is declaring December 10, 2019 as Global SKILup Day (GSD) – a non-stop continuous learning virtual event. Announcing the world's FIRST GLOBAL SKILup DAY which is a day for the Humans of DevOps to “Get Stuff Done” by focusing on continuous learning and growing their career by adding actionable knowledge to their skills portfolio.
To celebrate, DevOps Institute will be hosting a unique and continuous 18-hour virtual event where every session provides a bite-sized opportunity to learn HOW to do actionable aspects related to DevOps and digital transformation.
The agenda will be a strong blend of human, process, and automation know-how which is very unique and this first Global SKILup Day virtual event will be led by some of the most experienced and well-known influencers from the DevOps, Agile, ITSM, Cloud and SRE communities.
Global SKILup Day is part of DevOps Institute's commitment to advance the Humans of DevOps through our Skills, Knowledge, Ideas, Learning (SKIL) framework.
Did we mention it’s FREE?
Space is limited and you don’t want to miss this event, so register today to claim your spot!
Americas | Bio
Dominica DeGrandis is Director of Digital Transformation at Tasktop, where she helps customers improve the flow of work across value streams. Responsible for introducing customers to flow-based aspects of digital transformation, she guides IT teams and business teams to learn and adopt new ways of working to improve performance.
Dominica is the author of “Making Work Visible: Exposing Time Theft to Optimize Work & Flow”. She is a huge fan of using visual cues to reveal mutually critical information across organizations to inspire change and spur alignment. Dominica lives in Seattle, WA with her husband and extended family. She blogs at ddegrandis.com and tweets at @dominicad.
APAC | Bio
Mirco is a Managing Director at Accenture and looks after the Global DevOps practice as well as the Agile practice in Asia Pacific. He has for over a dozen years worked on accelerating software delivery through innovative approaches like Agile and DevOps. He supports major public and private sector companies in Australia and overseas in their search for efficient IT delivery. He shares his experiences on http://notafactoryanymore.com and while speaking at international conferences. He is the author of "DevOps for the Modern Enterprise", a book helping companies adopt Agile & DevOps and push through the transformation barriers caused by legacy technology and legacy thinking. The book has been awarded as best DevOps book 2018 by DevOps.com.
Europe | Bio
Helen Beal helps people practice DevOps principles in real world organizations for Ranger4. She describes herself as a DevOpsologist as her main role in her working life is to study the inputs and outputs of the thinking systems that make up DevOps and what value outcomes they deliver and we can measure. Helen is also a product owner and DevOps Ambassador for London at the DevOps Institute and a DevOps editor for InfoQ. Outside of DevOps she is an ecologist and novelist. She once saw a flamingo lay an egg and has a particular fondness for llamas.
USA | Bio
Rosalind Radcliffe is an IBM Distinguished Engineer. She is the Chief Architect for DevOps for Enterprise Systems responsible for driving the direction of solutions support customers transformations to DevOps. Currently focusing on bringing open source tooling to z/OS to allow customers to use the same pipeline on z/OS as any other platform. In addition she assists clients in their DevOps transformation focusing primarily on the Enterprise Clients with z/OS. She is a frequent speaker at DevOps Enterprise Summit, SHARE, Interop ITX, and the IBM conferences. She is an IBM Master Inventor and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology.
Americas | Bio
Co-founder and CEO, DevOps Institute
Jayne Groll is co-founder and CEO of the DevOps Institute. Her IT management career spans over 25 years of senior IT management roles across a wide range of industries. Her expertise spans multiple domains including DevOps, Agile, ITIL and Leadership.
Jayne is a recognized and respected IT thought leader and influencer. In addition to authoring the Agile Service Management Guide, Jayne has co-authored several IT position papers including “Modernizing IT Operations in the Age of DevOps” that was published in 2018 by IT Revolution. Jayne is very active in the global DevOps, ITSM and Agile communities and is a frequent presenter at local, national and virtual events.
APAC | Bio
BMK Lakshminarayanan is a Passionate Solutions Architect over 20 years of ICT experience, a polyglot and polymath.
Advocate for modern engineering/ developer practices, Microservices for Enterprise Agility, containerization, architecting for Continuous Delivery (CD), DevOps, Observability, Event-driven architecture with Kafka/NATS, Cloud Native and Open-source software.
DevOps enthusiast, lead DevOps and continuous delivery community of practices. He is one of the core-organizer for DevOpsDaysNZ conference and co-chair for Cloud-Native Summit - Wellington. He hosts Wellington CNCF meetup for cloud-native enthusiasts and The Future of ICT meetup to help students, people returning to work or looking for career opportunities in ICT.
APAC | Bio
Daniel Oh is a principal technical product marketing manager at Red Hat and works CNCF ambassador / DevOps Institute ambassador as well. He's well recognized in cloud-native app dev, senior DevOps evangelist in many open source projects and international conferences.
LATAM | Bio
Enrique Carbonell is a passionate DevOps advocate and frequent Speaker at various DevOps conferences and events.
M.S. Computer Science with experience building enterprise software solutions. I’ve been working as Software Engineer, Team lead and automation nut. I’m working as Operations Engineer & DevOps Advocate at Pyxis, Uruguay. I’m constantly involved in automation and exploring ways to do it with analysis approach and process mindset.
Australia | Bio
Engaging DIGITAL ARCHITECT, COACH & TRAINER, and award winning Open-Mic comedian, empowering others through knowledge transfer. My passion is helping people develop, through compelling story telling and shared experiences.
Working for ALC Training & Consulting, I develop and run public and custom courses tailored to client needs, covering Cloud Security (CCSP), DevOps (DOI), Scaled Agile (SAFe), Azure, Office 365 and Data Science. Clients have ranged from technology companies through to government agencies across Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia. I am a certified trainer with the Open Group, DevOps Institute and APMG.
APAC | Bio
DevOps and ITIL Lead Instructor at DDLS
Rose Dyson is the Lead Instructor for DevOps and ITIL at DDLS. She is customer oriented and passionate about Service Management, an entertaining instructor and resourceful consultant who has successfully delivered ITIL and DevOps related training to thousands of people in Australia, NZ, Singapore and Hong Kong, including corporate executives, business and technical managers, technical specialists, service desk and business (non-technical) staff from a variety of industries at small and large organisations. Rose is well known by developing a good rapport with clients.
- - 25+ years of experience in the IT industry
- - DevOps Institute Ambassador
- - DevOps Champion
- - ITIL Expert, Agile Service Manager, Agile Process Owner, DevOps Leader and scrum Enthusiast
- - Consultant, Educator, Leader and Networker
What is the SKIL Framework?
Skills, Knowledge, Ideas, and Learning needed to ensure the human elements of DevOps advance along with emerging processes and technologies.
The SKIL Framework is dedicated to advancing the human elements of DevOps.
The pillars of ‘SKIL’ represents a holistic framework of knowledge, continuous learning, and certifications to advance professional careers, support IT transformations and meet the needs of the DevOps community.
With Global SKILup Day, we’re taking our local community SKILups and bringing them on to the global stage. You don’t have to watch the entire 18 hours -- all registrants will receive the replay link after the event ends to save for your records and catch the parts that you miss.
We will start the event from APAC time zone, moving to European time zone and concluding the virtual event at Eastern Time zone in a non-stop series of continuous learning and diverse sequential tracks for 18 hours.
Each track will be sorely focused on actionable KNOW-HOW containing a continuous series of 45-minutes, 30 minutes presentations including some of the most amazing Lightning Talks. More details coming soon!!
- Soft Skills
- Accelerated workshop
- Transformational Leadership
- CI/CD Reference Architecture
- Agile Service Management
- Value Stream Mapping
- Demo Labs
Register now to attend live on Tuesday, December 10th.
Can’t make the live event date? No problem! Register anyway and we’ll send you the replay link after the event.
If you are interested in sponsoring this community event, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org