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Ental communications and effectively serve the other business functions at Parts Unlimited In a fast paced and entertaining style three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize Readers will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations they'll never view IT the same way again the prose was horrible several very disconcerting shifts in tense were the least of it and what did it teach me? that if I'm not in upper management nothing I do matters and I can't fix any of the problems plaguing my work but if upper management just reads this book we will all go to a happy place and no one will balk except the moustache twirling villains who will either be fired or be reborn as if from a cocoon into their true form

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The Phoenix ProjectBill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited It's Tuesday morning and on his drive into the office Bill gets a call from the CEO The company's new IT initiative code named Phoenix Project is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited but the project is massively over budget and very late The CEO wants Bill to report directly to him and fix th Bill Palmer gets thrust into the CIO position at Parts Unlimited and has 90 days to make chicken salad out of chicken shit or the entire IT department gets outsourced Does Bill have what it takes?Confession Time I've worked in IT for the past fifteen years When the CTO of the company I work for strongly recommended all IT personnel read this I bit the bulletRemember those after school specials that were some kind of lesson with a flimsy story wrapped around it? That's pretty much what this was Only instead of featuring cool things like sex and drugs this one was about the pitfalls of being an IT manager It read like the book euivalent of the awful training video I had to watch when I worked loss prevention at K mart about a thousand years agoBill's a server guy who suddenly becomes CIO and is forced to turn the Phoenix Project around Yeah it's just as riveting as it sounds All the kiss asses at work rave about the book but it's barely a novel It's a management manual disguised as a novel Not only that Bill is kind of a dick and a Mary Sue A Dick Sue if you willEven before investigating the author I could tell he was an operations guy rather than a developer It was pretty easy to tell by the way he laid the heaviest of the blame on everyone except the server guys It's like a garbage man writing a book where the garbage man is the only one who can save the dayThe book reads like someone recounting meetings he's been in which is pretty much what it is That and some corporate propaganda praising the use of Agile IT management and The Cloud Actually now that I think about it it kind of reminds me of The Pillars of the Earth where the plot is a loop of problems solutions and unexpected complications only instead of a church they're building an application The rape levels aren't the same eitherThe book gets a little improbable by the end After some pep talks and embracing the Agile philosophy somehow a team that couldn't find its asses with both hands and a map can suddenly turn things around enough to master cloud computing in half a pageDespite all the above mentioned dislikes and the fact that the characters are as thin as toilet paper from the Dollar Tree this book wasn't a total piece of shit Despite going in determined not to learn anything I did manage to pick up some tips and saw a lot of similarities with my everyday lifeTwo out of five stars It's not much of a novel but someone who is already pondering embracing the techniues this book beats you over the head with will probably rate it a lot higher

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PDF Ê BOOK The Phoenix Project FREE ✓ JOHNSCYCLINGDIARY Û [KINDLE] ❄ The Phoenix Project By Gene Kim – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited It's Tuesday morning and on his drive into the office Bill gets a call from the CEO The company's new IT initiative code named PhoE mess in ninety days or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced With the help of a prospective board member and his mysterious philosophy of The Three Ways Bill starts to see that IT work has in common with manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined With the clock ticking Bill must organize work flow streamline interdepartm The copywriter gave up on p150 and so should you Things start to go downhill when illusive replaces ellusive and the grammatical eccentricities snowball from thereBut wait you ask if I stop now how will I learn whether Bill masters the Three Laws? Will he develop a Mutually Supportive Working Relationship with the Information Security Officer? Will the Enigmatic guru Erik reuest an olive in his martini? Why Does This Book Make Me Want To Capitalize Everything? And however is Bill going to finally Meet Your Mother?Some useful tools are introduced Kanban boards continuous deployment pipelines etc but with no detail presumably you are expected to purchase the authors' other book if you want concrete examples