The Phoenix Project (A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win)
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“Every person involved in a failed IT project should be forced to read this book.”―TIM O'REILLY, Founder & CEO of O'Reilly Media
“The Phoenix Project is a must read for business and IT executives who are struggling with the growing complexity of IT.”―JIM WHITEHURST, President and CEO, Red Hat, Inc.
Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on it's head, the fifth Anniversary Edition of The Phoenix Project continues to information IT within the DevOps revolution.
In this newly up to date and expanded version of the bestselling The Phoenix Project, co-author Gene Kim features a new afterword and a deeper delve into the Three Ways as described in The DevOps Handbook.
Bill, an IT supervisor at Parts Unlimited, has been tasked with taking up a mission vital to the way forward for the enterprise, code named Phoenix Project. But the mission is massively over finances and delayed. The CEO calls for Bill should repair the mess in ninety days or else Bill's whole division will probably be outsourced.
With the assistance of a potential board member and his mysterious philosophy of The Three Ways, Bill begins to see that IT work has extra in widespread with a producing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill should arrange work move streamline interdepartmental communications, and successfully serve the opposite enterprise capabilities at Parts Unlimited.
In a fast-paced and entertaining fashion, three luminaries of the DevOps motion ship a narrative that anybody who works in IT will acknowledge. Readers is not going to solely discover ways to enhance their very own IT organizations, they'll by no means view IT the identical approach once more.
“This book is a gripping read that captures brilliantly the dilemmas that face companies which depend on IT, and offers real-world solutions.”―JEZ HUMBLE, Co-author of Continuous Delivery, Lean Enterprise, Accelerate, and The DevOps Handbook
From the Publisher
The Three Ways of DevOps
The First Way of DevOps emphasizes the efficiency of the complete system, not a selected silo or division. The focus is positioned on all enterprise worth streams which might be enabled by IT. It begins when necessities are recognized (the enterprise or IT), are constructed (Development), and then transitioned into manufacturing (Operations).
The Second Way of DevOps creates right-to-left suggestions loops. The aim is to shorten and amplify suggestions loops in order that mandatory corrections could be regularly made. The Second Way facilitates understanding and responding to all clients, inner and exterior, and embedding data the place it’s wanted.
The Third Way of DevOps encourages the creation of a tradition that fosters continuous experimentation (taking dangers and studying from failure) and understanding that repetition and follow is the prerequisite to mastery. Practicing the Third Way of DevOps allocates time for the development of each day work, creates rituals that reward the crew for taking dangers, and introduces faults into the system to extend resilience.
Gene Kim: Looking Into the Future
The issues that DevOps solves are on the middle of what each trendy group is dealing with. When The Phoenix Project was first printed in 2013, DevOps was primarily utilized in web corporations. Now, it has been superb to see these ideas and practices in giant, advanced organizations throughout each business vertical. Now greater than ever, know-how isn’t just the nervous system of a corporation—it really composes the vast majority of the muscle mass. Without a doubt, the most effective instances for know-how are forward of us, not behind us. There’s by no means been a greater time to be within the know-how discipline and to be a lifelong learner.