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RMIT selects Servian to deliver Australia’s ‘first’ in-class DevOps course Featured

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Thomas Winsnes, Head of Solutions, Servian Thomas Winsnes, Head of Solutions, Servian

Global data and analytics provider Servian has been selected by RMIT University to develop and deliver what is claimed as the first in-classroom university DevOps course in Australia.

Servian says its acquisition of DevOps specialist, Vibrato, last year and its “culture of learning and development” were driving factors for the partnership.

According to Servian, the course, which has just launched, aims to address the growing disparity between the academic curriculum and latest skill requirements in the industry.

“Graduates often come to us with theoretical knowledge but lack the practical application of the skills required to be efficient in the industry” says Servian Head of Solutions, Thomas Winsnes, who led the development and delivery of the course.

“By bridging the gap between industry and academia, we’ve designed this course to make the graduates industry-ready; not only to help them get a job but also to enable them to do what is expected of them in that job.”

Winsnes says the course will also aim to address the increasing demand for DevOps professionals in the market.

According to RMIT, vacancies for DevOps roles are expected to grow 21% in Australia in the next five years while the industry – which was valued at US$2.77 billion in 2016 – is forecast to grow at a rate of 18.6% over that same time.

However, RMIT cites a Gartner report predicting that through 2022, 75% of DevOps initiatives will fail to meet expectations due to issues around organisational learning and change.

“DevOps is an increasingly relevant role in today’s field, as modern software development is complex. New software has to be deployed against different platforms, on cloud, on different operating systems and environments, and things are constantly changing,” says RMIT academic and DevOps Course Coordinator, Shekhar Kalra.

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Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham - retired and is a "volunteer" writer for iTWire. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

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