AZ-400: Configure Processes and Communications Competency (Intermediate Level)

  • 17m
  • 17 questions
The Configure Processes and Communications Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark assesses your ability to configure and manage the processes and communication channels required for effective DevOps practices, automate tasks, and ensure high-quality and reliable software delivery. You will be evaluated on your skills in creating, customizing, and optimizing processes, as well as using collaboration tools and communication channels to facilitate communication and collaboration between teams. Learners who score high on this benchmark demonstrate that they can effectively manage and automate the entire software development lifecycle while ensuring high quality and reliability. They are also able to implement best practices for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD), automate manual tasks, and improve efficiency and productivity.

Topics covered

  • assess and document external dependencies
  • identify how to assess and document artifacts
  • identify the importance of security and compliance plans in the DevOps framework
  • identify the purpose of source control in the DevOps framework
  • integrate a GitHub repository with Azure Boards
  • integrate build and release with communication platforms
  • integrate release pipeline with work item tracking
  • outline how to design a cost management communication strategy
  • outline how to design an onboarding process for new employees
  • outline the importance of developing instrumentation strategies in the DevOps framework
  • outline the value of continuous integration in the DevOps framework
  • recall details about continuous delivery and release management strategies in the DevOps framework
  • recall how to communicate user analytics
  • recall how to integrate monitoring tools with communication platforms
  • recognize the goal of a site reliability engineering (SRE) strategy in the DevOps framework
  • recognize the key areas in which an organization can successfully embrace a DevOps methodology
  • state how to notify stakeholders about key metrics, alerts, and severity using communication and project management platforms