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Accelerate : the science behind DevOps : building and scaling high performing technology organizations

Nicole Forsgren (Author), Jez Humble (Author), Gene Kim (Author)
Accelerate your organization to win in the marketplace. How can we apply technology to drive business value? For years, we've been told that the performance of software delivery teams doesn't matter?that it can't provide a competitive advantage to our companies. Through four years of groundbreaking research to include data collected from the State of DevOps reports conducted with Puppet, Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim set out to find a way to measure software delivery performance?and what drives it?using rigorous statistical methods. This book presents both the findings and the science behind that research, making the information accessible for readers to apply in their own organizations. Readers will discover how to measure the performance of their teams, and what capabilities they should invest in to drive higher performance. This book is ideal for management at every level-- Provided by publisher
eBook, English, 2018
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IT Revolution, Portland, Oregon, 2018
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9781942788379, 9781942788355, 1942788371, 1942788355
Cover Page; Praise for Accelerate; Half Title; Full Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Foreword by Martin Fowler; Foreword by Courtney Kissler; Quick Reference: Capabilities to Drive Improvement; Preface; Part One: What We Found; Chapter 1
Accelerate; Chapter 2
Measuring Performance; Chapter 3
Measuring and Changing Culture; Chapter 4
Technical Practices; Chapter 5
Architecture; Chapter 6
Integrating Infosec into the Delivery Lifecycle; Chapter 7
Management Practices for Software; Chapter 8
Product Development; Chapter 9
Making Work Sustainable Chapter 10
Employee Satisfaction, Identity, and EngagementChapter 11
Leaders and Managers; Part Two: The Research; Chapter 12
The Science Behind This Book; Chapter 13
Introduction to Psychometrics; Chapter 14
Why Use a Survey; Chapter 15
The Data for the Project; Part Three: Transformation; Chapter 16
High-Performance Leadership and Management; Conclusion; Appendix A: Capabilities to Drive Improvement; Appendix B: The Stats; Appendix C: Statistical Methods Used in Our Research; Acknowledgments; Bibliography; Index; About the Authors