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Agile and DevOps
Introduction to Agile and DevOps
Introduction to Agile and DevOps

Agility and DevOps are two effective methods that organisations should implement in order to adapt to changing business environments quickly.
With this in mind, PwC’s Academy, the education and training business of PwC, has designed a suite of fit-for-purpose Introduction to Agile and DevOps course to help business leaders and professionals grasp fundamentals of Agile and learn how to become an Agile organisation.

Agile and DevOps

This is a one day workshop intended for the higher management and executives of the organisation to understand the basic principles of Agile and DevOps and how they can speed up the delivery of new products and innovations to the market. Adopting Agile and DevOps requires changing processes and culture across the organisation and hence it’s very important for the management to understand the key opportunities and challenges associated with those new methodologies.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • To understand what agile is and the key differences with more traditional software delivery methods
  • To understand how agile can be deployed on large programmes and the challenges that are often faced
  • To understand what is DevOps and the value it brings to the organisation
  • To understand the common DevOps terminology and key DevOps implementation success factors
Agile and DevOps

This course is ideal for business professionals who pursue a career in IT, irrespective of whether they are at entry level or are experienced professionals, who are looking to understand Agile and DevOps and learn some of the applications of those concepts in their organisations

Course structure

Introduction to Agile


  • What is Agile?
  • Agile vs waterfall comparison
  • Benefits of Agile
  • Why Agile
  • How does Agile work
  • Agile terminology

Agile roles

  • Release / Programme manager
  • Product owner
  • Scrum master
  • Agile team

Agile in large scale delivery

  • Challenges
  • Governance
  • Release planning

Introduction to DevOps

  • Business challenge
  • What is DevOps 
  • Common DevOps misconceptions
  • Business value of DevOps
  • DevOps lifecycle
  • DevOps adoption key success factors
  • People
  • Process
  • Technology
  • DevOps terminology
  • Continuous integration
  • Continuous delivery
  • Continuous deployment
  • Agile, DevOps and Continuous Delivery

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