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Top DevOps Simulations - Experiential Learning

Using Experiential Learning in explaining DevOps enables teams to accelerate adoption of DevOps across the enterprise, whilst turning DevOps opponents into advocates.
The best ones clearly communicate the DevOps case for change, create a shared understanding for Development and Operations around how to work together as a high performing cross-functional team whilst showing the relationship to ITSM and the whole business.
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G2G3 - DevOps Simulation

The G2G3 DevOps simulation is an interactive face-to-face workshop which demonstrates the business value and positive impact of a DevOps approach. It helps accelerate the adoption of DevOps across the enterprise, while successfully turning DevOps opponents into advocates. By helping to clearly communicate the DevOps case for change, it creates shared understanding and commitment towards Development and Operations working together as a high-performing team.

Typical uses:

  • Scoping – allowing customers experience the 24 months journey in 6h interactive workshop – majority of partner consultancies
  • Sales – Getting customer buy-in to the concepts of DevOps – culture, tools and products
  • Digital Transformation – Driving cultural change, buy-in and aligning knowledge and understanding via simulations
  • Training – Bringing theory to life via simulations
  • Also used in graduate assessment, recruitment, as a team building exercise, in CxO consultancy and Organisational Change Management

The main benefits of the G2G3 simulations:
• Showcasing a 24 month transformation in just 6 hours
• Dynamic engagement and visioning from CxO level to IT Analyst
• Cross organization understanding of business value
• Accelerate alignment on the vision to achieve the “AHA!” moment
• Powerful vehicle for engaging staff on the journey to future state
• Reduce cultural and political barriers to organizational change
• Increased buy-in, take up and advocacy for transformation
• Reduced sales cycles and implementation times
• Help your customer to deliver results, faster, improved customer satisfaction and increased revenues.

DevOps Simulation - Pink Elephant United Kingdom

Our one-day event presents a fantastic opportunity for attendees to network with peers and share experiences & best practices. The Simulation experience is a role based workshop, focused on the software development and deployment lifecycle. The simulation is highly realistic, and leverages game dynamics to empower cross-functional teams with a shared vision of successful DevOps practices.

Key Benefits

  • Accelerates & enables adoption of DevOps across your enterprise
  • Turns DevOps opponents into advocates
  • Clearly communicates the DevOps case for change Accelerates a positive DevOps culture
  • Creates shared understanding for Development and Operations around how to work together as a high performing cross-functional team
  • Provides new practices that can be executed with immediate effect in your organisation.

Who Will Benefit

  • Executive Buy-in to DevOps initiatives
  • Engaging Development Teams
  • Engaging Those Involved in Service, Process & Integration
  • Engaging Operations and the wider Business
  • Tool and service vendors
Atlassian DevOps Simulation

Unlock Your Teams, Unlock DevOps -- Organizations don't change, people do. It takes a team to break down barriers and silos. Poor communication, lack of accountability, and failure to collaborate all pose a threat to the success of any DevOps implementation.
Your teams will identify and build:

  • A 'one-team' culture around DevOps
  • Empathy for other parts of the organization
  • Understanding of dependencies between teams
  • A common and shared language for DevOps
  • Conversations that identify current bottlenecks and blockers
  • Your teams will walk away from this workshop with a better understanding of the gaps in your DevOps approach and learn new ways to improve it.

The DevOps simulation experience is a role-based workshop, focused on the software development and deployment lifecycle. The simulation is highly realistic, and leverages game dynamics to empower cross-functional teams with a shared vision of successful DevOps practices.

Participants from a variety of disciplines (Business, Development, Test, QA and Operations) are immersed into a simulated environment whereby they are challenged to release new products while internal and external forces continually change. This realistic approach delivers a level of
tension and excitement that creates an ‘A-HA!’ moment for all involved.

Course objectives
Your business will quickly experience the DevOps difference:
• Creates a positive, ‘one team’ culture aroundDevOps
• Accelerates adoption of DevOps across the enterprise
• Turns DevOps opponents into advocates
• Clearly communicates the DevOps case for change
• Creates shared understanding for Development and Operations around how to work together as a high performing cross-functional team
• Provides new practices that can be executed with immediate effect

CA Technologies DevOps Simulation

This real-world role-based simulation experience delivered in an interactive half-day (4 hour) workshop. The session simulates the creation, test, release and management of multiple applications, each with a set of development costs and expected revenues, in support of a common business goal.

Attendees will learn how adopting DevOps practices may help to be able to:

  • Complete and deliver a number of applications successfully
  • Satisfy time to market demands while reducing cost and driving ROI
  • Improve cross-organization team performance
  • Provide the ‘AHA!’ moment when everybody ‘gets it’