Books

“Learn continually. There’s always “one more thing” to learn.”
— Steve Jobs

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Investments Unlimited (2022)- A Novel About DevOps, Security, Audit, Compliance, and Thriving in the Digital Age

By Helen Beal, Bill Bensing, Jason Cox, Michael Edenzon, Dr. Tapabrata "Topo" Pal, Caleb Queern, John Rzeszotarski, Andres Vega, and John Willis

https://itrevolution.com/investments-unlimited-book/

The DevOps Handbook (2016=>2021) - How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, & Security in Technology Organizations
by Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois & John Willis
https://itrevolution.com/book/the-devops-handbook/

Sooner Safer Happier (2020) -Antipatterns and Patterns for Business Agility
By Jonathan Smart with Zsolt Berend, Myles Ogilvie, and Simon Rohrer
https://itrevolution.com/sooner-safer-happier/

Engineering DevOps (2019) - From Chaos to Continuous Improvement
By Marc Hornbeek

The Unicorn Project (2019) - A novel about developers, digital disruption, and thriving in the age of data
By Gene Kim
https://itrevolution.com/the-unicorn-project/

Accelerate (2018) - The Science of DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations
by Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble and Gene Kim
https://itrevolution.com/book/accelerate/

The Phoenix Project (2013 => 2018) - A novel about IT, DevOps, and helping your business win
By Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford
https://itrevolution.com/the-phoenix-project/

Site Reliability Engineering (2016) - How google runs production systems
https://sre.google/sre-book/table-of-contents/

Continuous Delivery (2010) - Reliable software through build, test, and deployment automation
By Jez Humble, David Farley

IT Revolution Forum Papers (free)

Flow Engineering (2024) - From Value Stream Mapping to Effective Action
By Steve Pereira & Andrew Davis

https://itrevolution.com/product/flow-engineering/

Driving DevOps with Value Stream Management (2021) - Improve IT value stream delivery with a proven VSM
methodology to compete in the digital economy
By Cecil 'Gary' Rupp

Making Work Visible (2017) - Exposing Time Theft to Optimize Work & Flow
By Dominica DeGrandis
https://itrevolution.com/making-work-visible-by-dominica-degrandis/

Five Minute Lean (2014)
By David McLachlan

Value Stream Mapping (2013) - How to Visualize Work and Align Leadership for Organizational Transformation
By Karen Martin and Mike Osterling

The Principles of Product Development Flow (2009) - Second Generation Lean Product Development"
By Donald G. Reinertsen

Toyota Kata (2009) - Managing People For Improvement, Adaptiveness, and Superior Results
By Mike Rother

The Toyota Kata Practice Guide (2018) - Practicing Scientific Thinking Skills for Superior Results in 20 Minutes a Day
By Mike Rother

Managing to Learn (2008) - Using the A3 management process to solve problems, gain agreement, manage, mentor and lead
By John Shook

Implementing Lean Software Development (2006) - From Concept to Cash
By Mary and Tom Poppendieck

The Toyota Way (2003 => 2020) - 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer
By Jeffrey K. Liker

Learning to See (1999 => 2009) - Value Stream Mapping to Create Value and Eliminate Muda

By Mike Rother and John Shook

Lean Thinking (1996 => 2003) - Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation

By James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones

The Goal (1984 => 2014) - A Process of Ongoing Improvement

By Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Team Topologies (2019) - Organizing Business and Technology Teams for Fast Flow
By Matthew Skelton and Manuel Pais
https://itrevolution.com/team-topologies/

Remote Team Interactions Workbook (2022) - Using Team Topologies Patterns for Remote Working
By Matthew Skelton and Manuel Pais

https://itrevolution.com/remote-team-interactions-workbook/

Outcomes over Output (2019) - Why customer behavior is the key metric for business success
By Joshua Seiden

Project to Product (2018) - How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Digital Disruption with the Flow Framework
By Mik Kersten
https://itrevolution.com/project-to-product-by-mik-kersten/

Escaping the Build Trap (2018)
How Effective Product Management Creates Real Value
By Melissa Perri

Clarity First (2018) - How Smart Leaders and Organizations Achieve Outstanding Performance
By Karen Martin
https://tkmg.com/books/clarity-first/

Measure What Matters (2018) - How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation rock the world with OKRs
By John Doerr

The Art of Business Value (2016)
Mark Schwartz explores what business value means, why it matters, and how it should affect your software development and delivery practices.
https://itrevolution.com/art-of-business-value-book/

Jobs to be Done: Theory to Practice (2016)
By Anthony W. Ulwick 

The Skilled Facilitator, 3rd Edition (2016) - A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants, Facilitators, Coaches, and Trainers
By Roger Schwartz

Value Proposition Design (2014) - How to Create Products and Services Customers Want (The Strategyzer Series)
By Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, Gregory Bernarda, Alan Smith, Trish Papadakos

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (2002) - A Leadership Fable
By Patrick Lencioni

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