“Open Source in the Enterprise” by Andy Oram & Zaheda Bhorat Benefits of for using, supporting, and creating open source software: Multiplying the company’s investment: “Evidence that open a project pays off financially comes from a recent report prepared under World Bank auspices (http://bit.ly/2/Favs4). Careful tracing of contributions to their project–a form of geospatial software […]Read more "Mini-Book: Open Source in the Enterprise"
“Leading the Transformation: Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale” by Gary Gruver and Tommy Mouser This is a good read that I would recommend to managers and leaders looking to transform your organization toward Agile and DevOps. This book is a short read and provides high-level directions and best practices leaders should do. For implementation […]Read more "Book: Leading the Transformation"
“Building a DevOps Culture” by Mandi Walls This is a really short read. Here are some quoted notes: “A DevOps culture is one created through lots of discussion and debate.” “A team taking a more DevOps approach talks about the product throughout its lifecycle, discussing requirements, features, schedules, resources, and whatever else might come up.” On […]Read more "Book: Building a DevOps Culture"
“Dynamics of Software Development” by Jim McCarthy Although this book published almost 20 years ago, it has some timeless rules that are still applicable today. Here are a few lines from the book: “If the leader can then resonate with the team’s complex emotional state–identify with it, articulate it, and give the whole constellation of […]Read more "Book: “Dynamics of Software Development”"