Why a DevOps Agile Skills Association?

DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) is an open, global community for DevOps and Agile skills development. DASA was founded in April 2016 and has become a fast-growing global DevOps movement providing global certification in DevOps competence development. DASA is backed by more than 300 partners and 1000’s of enterprises who are working with DASA to fuel their DevOps journeys. In 2020 alone, DASA certified experts in 48 countries.

DASA’s focus is on developing high-performing DevOps teams, with T-shaped professionals who possess the necessary skills to build and run systems independently as a team. Next to certifications for DevOps Professionals, -Coaches and -Leaders and -Team Members, DASA let experts share knowledge about successful DevOps transformations and develops thought leadership with its community.

Our Mission

We encourage everyone to participate in building a universal competence baseline in the market, that will benefit both corporations and professionals.

How We Aim to Achieve That

  • Define the competence baseline for key DevOps Roles
  • Define an essential and vendor-neutral DevOps qualification program for professionals
  • Ensure quality of training delivery in the market
  • Map member’s training content to skills and knowledge based competence baseline

Defining Roles, Creating Standards, Inspiring IT Professionals

Hiring resources with the necessary skills for DevOps is becoming a pressing need. DASA believes that by defining roles and creating a universal qualification for DevOps, agile skills development, it will help organizations identify the competencies needed for the new roles created from DevOps movement. And by doing so, training and qualification program helps those to gain necessary competencies to succeed in DevOps. More importantly, by bringing thought leadership in this area, DASA aims to inspire IT professionals to serve as change champions by sharing and practising what they have learned.

Our Values

Community Driven
Any party can participate in defining role based competences and learning curricula.
Compatible
All existing learning content has a certain amount of value; DASA will map content of members.
Open
Anyone can build upon the competence baseline and deliver training and coaching.