Xellentro
 

Learning & Development

Any transformation requires continuous learning, which in turn necessitates knowledge sharing. To meet this demand, Xellentro offers several customized, non-certification training courses in such areas as DevOps, DevSecOps, SRE, Value Stream Management (VSM), AI, and Blockchain. Our learning and development initiatives in this aspect include…

Business Leadership Workshop

(3 x 8-hour days OR 12 x 2.5-hour sessions, 2 sessions per week)

  1. Learn about IT and non-IT innovation trends and their convergence
  2. Prepare for and accomplish a change in mindset from “Building” to “Learning”
  3. Adapt to the behavioral shift of Becoming an Intrapreneur
  1. Change perspective from “Inside-Out” to “Outside-In”; focus on value creation
  2. Adopt a design mindset
  3. Discover how Design Thinking methods and tools help achieve value creation
  1. Develop a Project-to-Product Approach
  2. Move to a Product/ Value Stream team
  3. Outline key transformation challenges
  4. Select appropriate Implementation Methods & Tools
  5. Leverage IT and other technologies to improve and innovate marketing practices
  1. Learn to implement DevSecOps, SRE, and VSM to heighten value creation
  2. Implement security measures throughout the lifecycle and not as an afterthought
  3. Undertake Experiential Learning through gamification of Digital Transformation
  4. Identify relevant metrics for tracking transformation and modernization
  1. Enable Platform Engineering with a Value Stream Team for Scalability
  2. Adopt a new approach to Human Capital
  3. Focus significantly on sustainability in every aspect of the lifecycle
  1. A 3-week Capstone Project featuring 2 hrs per week of facilitators’ guidance
Sustainable IT Practitioners Training

(3 x 8-hour days OR 12 x 2.5-hour sessions, 2 sessions per week)

  1. Sustainable IT reference models
  2. Data centers and Cloud
  3. Software application architecture
  4. Tools and technology
  5. Hardware
  1. ESG Reporting
  2. Innovation – servitized products
  3. Setting up strategies for sustainability
Security and Resilience Practitioners Training

(to help align with the Digital Operational Resilience Act)
(3 x 8-hour days OR 12 x 2.5-hour sessions, 2 sessions per week)

DevSecOps and SRE Training

(2 x 8-hour days)

  1. Understanding SRE big picture
  2. Defining SLIs, SLOs, and error budget for a predefined use case
  3. Defining Golden Signals of monitoring for distributed & planet-scale workloads
  4. Software Engineering primer
    1. Data structures & algorithms
    2. API design & development
  5. Implementing monitoring (alerts, tickets, logs) for the defined SLOs using Prometheus
  6. Instrumenting full-stack observability (log, metrics, traces) in a multi-container application hosted on Kubernetes / OpenShift
  7. Building visualization aids and dashboards in Grafana
  8. IT Infrastructure primer
    1. Cloud
    2. Compute, Networks, Storage, and Databases
    3. Security (cyber, network, zero-trust)
  9. Experiencing Non-Abstract Large System Design (NALSD)
  10. Building resilient systems with chaos engineering
  11. Demystifying the role of incident management and blameless postmortems in SRE
  12. Identifying and reducing toil with data analytics
  13. Moving from automated to autonomous systems leveraging AI / ML
  14. Understanding SRE role, responsibilities, and skill set
  15. Getting familiar with SRE culture and core principles that accelerate SRE adoption
  16. Building a blueprint for SRE adoption with SRE getting started model
  17. Defining a maturity path with SRE maturity model
  18. Looking at industry perspective and future trends – Instana, BigPanda, Nastel, etc.
  19. SRE tips & tricks and industry best practices
  1. What problems does SRE solve for products/ services?
  2. Where does SRE stand with similar approaches like ITIL, DevOps, and Platform Engineering?
  3. How to get started with SRE adoption for a product team?
  4. How to define and ‘own’ product reliability with SLIs and SLOs?
  5. How to define and use error budgets to limit business risks and accelerate innovation?
  6. How to measure and mature UX-related business-critical factors using data analytics?
  7. What is the impact on product backlog when working with SRE teams?
  8. How to enable observability (log, metrics, traces) in a product by design?
  9. What are the key metrics to measure the success of SRE?
  10. What kind of maturity model can teams use to continuously improve?
  1. What problems does SRE solve for the business?
  2. How does SRE help in optimizing the cost of IT operations?
  3. Where does SRE stand with similar approaches like ITIL, DevOps, and Platform Engineering?
  4. How to enable SRE adoption at the enterprise level?
  5. What are the key metrics to measure the success of SRE?
  6. What kind of maturity model can teams use to continuously improve?
  7. What value does the culture of SRE bring to the organization and its people?
  1. What is DevSecOps?
  2. DevOps and DevSecOps
  3. SRE and DevSecOps
  4. Concepts of Threats and Threat Actors
  5. Threat Modelling and implementing in modern day Agile practices
  6. CT/ CI/ CD, and Implementing security tools
  7. GDPR
  8. Cyber Security
  9. Cloud Security Audit and Compliance
  10. Information Security – ISO 27001 Concepts
  11. Implementing ASOC
Summits

DOIS is the only global DevOps, DevSecOps, and SRE event from India. Xellentro has proudly been organizing this event for the last 5 years.

The first-of-its-kind DevOps Asia Summit (DOAS) is scheduled for February 10, 2023. It offers a platform for thought leaders and practitioners from the ASEAN region to share their knowledge and interact with peers from across the globe.

Continuous Knowledge Series
  1. Roundtables on DevSecOps, Cybersecurity
  2. Roundtable on Sustainability through IT
  3. Webinars, Panel Discussions, Interviews