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WinOps – DevOps on the Microsoft Azure Stack:VSTS & TFS 2018

In a step by step manner learn modern Devops on the Microsoft stack processes
Packt Publishing
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How to adopt enterprise grade agile at scale, to help successfully manage your project
Kanban and Lean concepts, which can help you continuously improve your process
Implementation of dashboards and queries to provide you with insight-driven data for your projects
How to integrate with external applications such as Slack or Microsoft Teams to enable ChatOps
How to customize your process template to make it work within your organisation and team's needs

In this volume, you will delve into real-world leading approaches to plan your solution delivery with the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server 2018. DevOps blurs the lines between Development and Operations, when harmonized with Agile practices. It addresses good practices for delivering world class solutions. You will work on learning how to use VSTS and TFS to visualize your backlogs, manage work items, manage the defect lifecycle, and make sure that the whole process can be easily followed by everyone within your organization. You will also get to know how Kanban and Lean are essential for an optimized DevOps process and continuous improvement. With the help of this course, implement Kanban and Lean to manage your work in process (WIP). This course, makes you comfortable with dashboards and queries, which play an important role within every successful DevOps implementation, representing how to measure and monitor business value delivered. You will learn to set up dashboards to provide a window into what is happening across the portfolio, project and team levels. Alerts and notifications will then help you implement enterprise collaboration (ChatOps) within your organization. Learn to create alerts, notifications and integrate external applications such as Slack and Microsoft Teams. Finally, work on customizing the processes on VSTS and TFS, work items, fields and workflow states along with advanced configuration options to make sure that the process you have is best suited for your team needs.

About the Author

Jonathon Lee Wright has over 15 years of international automation experience with a number of global organizations, including Lehman Brothers, Hitachi Consulting, Siemens, Thomson Reuters, New Zealand Lotteries Commission, PlanIT (Sydney), Unisys (iPSL), Xerox (BJSS), Hewlett Packard (Enterprise), and Microsoft (ALM). Currently, he provides enterprisewide Portfolio Lifecycle Management at Deutsche Bank as part of the test automation transition initiative, targeting 2,700 applications for test automation across the bank’s global digital enterprise landscape/ecosystem.

Jonathon also contributed to the best-selling book Experiences of Test Automation: Case Studies of Software Test Automation, Dorothy Graham and Mark Fewster, Addison Wesley, and a number of books on Testing as a Service (TaaS) models (epistemic and systemic entropy) and API testing in the cloud (service and network virtualization). He is the founder of Test Automation as a Service (TaaaS .net) and Automation Development ServicesĀ and the Hybrid approach pattern (2004). He has also presented at various international testing conferences, such as Gartner (London), STARWest (California), Fusion (Sydney), ANZTB (Melbourne), EuroSTAR (Gothenburg and Dublin), BCS SIGIST (London).

Agile and DevOps

The Course Overview
This video will give you an overview about the course.
Why DevOps Starts with Agile?
The aim of this video is to study the importance of combining Agile and DevOps methods when building software.
Creating Your Backlog
The aim of this video is to learn the creation of backlog.
Creating Storyboards

The aim of this video is learn about LeanUX.

Work Items Hub

The aim of this video is learn about work items hub to help you personalize pivots.

Planning Sprints with Scrum

The aim of this video it to lean to plan Sprints with Scrum.

Kanban and Lean to Optimize Your DevOps Process

What is Kanban and Lean?
The aim of this video is to know how Kanban and Lean can help you optimize your DevOps process.
How to Create and Use Your Kanban Board

The aim of this video is to learn to work with Kanban.

Advanced Configuration Settings for Your Kanban Board

The aim of this video is to know about the various configurations for your Kanban board.

Dashboards and Queries

Create a Dashboard

The aim of this video is to help you create a dashboard.

Understand the Different Types of Widgets

The aim of this video is to help you understand the different types of widgets.

Create Queries to Get the Data You Want

The aim of this video is to create queries to get the data you want.

Use the Marketplace to Find and Install Extra Widgets

The aim of this video is to find the marketplace to install extra widgets.

Use Work Item Search to Find the Items You Need

The aim of this video is to learn to work on Work Item Search.

Scaling Agile Using DevOps Process

How to Scale Agile?

The aim of this video is to learn to scale agile using DevOps processes.

Structuring VSTS and TFS to Use Team Collaboration
The aim of this video is to learn to structure VSTS and TFS to use Team collaboration.
Manage Your Portfolio
The aim of this video is to learn to manage your portfolio.

Alerts and Notifications

Create and Test Your Personal Notifications
The aim of this video is to track and test your personal notifications.
Configure Integrations with External Applications
The aim of this video is to study how to configure integrations with the external applications.

Customize Your Process

Explore the Current Process Template

The aim of this video is to learn about how to customize your process.

Customize a Process Template

The aim of this video is to learn to customize a process template.

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