Lean and DevOps reading tips

Lean and DevOps reading tips

Lean and DevOps reading tips We get the question quite often – where can we learn more?  Here’s our list of Lean and DevOps tips.  Enjoy and let us know what you think and/if you have other book tips!  This is Lean – Modig & Åhlström Swedish authors from the...
The Five Ideals of the Unicorn Project

The Five Ideals of the Unicorn Project

The Five Ideals of the Unicorn Project As a central figure in DevOps and IT improvement, Gene Kim has been involved in studying high-performing technology organizations during the past two decades.  His book “The Phoenix Project” (2013) is a fictional account of an IT...
Lean IT and the 8 forms of waste

Lean IT and the 8 forms of waste

Lean IT and the 8 forms of waste While downtime is most often related to unavailable IT services, the eight letters of the word make a great way to remember the eight forms of waste in Lean IT. I thought we could quickly review the concepts. What is Lean IT anyway?...
DevOps and the Three Ways

DevOps and the Three Ways

DevOps and the Three Ways The Three Ways were introduced in the Phoenix Project as principles upon which all DevOps behaviors and patterns are based. Their foundations are derived from Lean Manufacturing, and study of them reminds us how integrated Lean, Agile and...