The Phoenix Project

Autor: Gene Kim
Publisher: IT Revolution
ISBN: 0988262584
File Size: 33,30 MB
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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 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 the 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 more in common with manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill must organize work flow, streamline interdepartmental 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.

Advanced Ip Routing In Cisco Networks

Autor: Terry Slattery
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
File Size: 42,76 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Fully updated and expanded edition to include current versions of Cisco family of routers. Multi-purpose guide--great for on-the-job and reflects changes in the CCIE exam so it can be used for exam preparation. Thorough coverage--contains information that goes beyond available Cisco documentation and the competition. New material using MentorLabs Software for Web-enhanced help.

Leading The Transformation

Autor: Gary Gruver
Publisher: IT Revolution
ISBN: 1942788029
File Size: 25,22 MB
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Software is becoming more and more important across a broad range of industries, yet most technology executives struggle to deliver software improvements their businesses require. Leading-edge companies like Amazon and Google are applying DevOps and Agile principles to deliver large software projects faster than anyone thought possible. But most executives don’t understand how to transform their current legacy systems and processes to scale these principles across their organizations. Leading the Transformation is an executive guide, providing a clear framework for improving development and delivery. Instead of the traditional Agile and DevOps approaches that focus on improving the effectiveness of teams, this book targets the coordination of work across teams in large organizations—an improvement that executives are uniquely positioned to lead.

Practical Risk Management For The Cio

Autor: Mark Scherling
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439856543
File Size: 42,42 MB
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The growing complexity of today’s interconnected systems has not only increased the need for improved information security, but also helped to move information from the IT backroom to the executive boardroom as a strategic asset. And, just like the tip of an iceberg is all you see until you run into it, the risks to your information are mostly invisible until disaster strikes. Detailing procedures to help your team perform better risk assessments and aggregate results into more meaningful metrics, Practical Risk Management for the CIO approaches information risk management through improvements to information management and information security. It provides easy-to-follow guidance on how to effectively manage the flow of information and incorporate both service delivery and reliability. Explains why every CIO should be managing his or her information differently Provides time-tested risk ranking strategies Considers information security strategy standards such as NIST, FISMA, PCI, SP 800, & ISO 17799 Supplies steps for managing: information flow, classification, controlled vocabularies, life cycle, and data leakage Describes how to put it all together into a complete information risk management framework Information is one of your most valuable assets. If you aren’t on the constant lookout for better ways to manage it, your organization will inevitably suffer. Clarifying common misunderstandings about the risks in cyberspace, this book provides the foundation required to make more informed decisions and effectively manage, protect, and deliver information to your organization and its constituents.

The Field Guide To Understanding Human Error

Autor: Professor Sidney Dekker
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472439074
File Size: 43,13 MB
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This latest edition of The Field Guide to Understanding ‘Human Error' will help you understand how to move beyond 'human error'; how to understand accidents; how to do better investigations; how to understand and improve your safety work. You will be invited to think creatively and differently about the safety issues you and your organization face. In each, you will find possibilities for a new language, for different concepts, and for new leverage points to influence your own thinking and practice, as well as that of your colleagues and organization.

Implementing Itil Change And Release Management

Autor: Larry Klosterboer
Publisher: IBM Press
ISBN: 9780138150419
File Size: 44,43 MB
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The business-focused, best-practice guide to succeeding with ITIL change and release management • • Brings together the make-or-break lessons many consultants don't know or won't tell • Offers a comprehensive roadmap for planning, implementation, and operation • Addresses crucial ground-level issues ranging from data migration to successful piloting • By the author of IBM Press's highly successful Implementing ITIL Configuration Management ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) promises to help IT organizations streamline and integrate their operations, dramatically improving efficiency and delivering greater business value. Interest in ITIL is taking off: all over the world, enterprises are spending heavily on consultants to get new ITIL projects off the ground. Even so, many ITIL initiatives fail. Now, for the first time, there's a comprehensive best practice guide to succeeding with two of the most crucial and challenging parts of ITIL: change and release management. This business-focused book brings together solid expertise gained from real implementations across multiple industries. Readers will discover where to invest, which traps to avoid, and how to build successful, long-term change and release management practices that deliver real return on investment. They will find detailed guidance on each process, integrated into a comprehensive roadmap for planning, implementation, and operation - a roadmap they won't find anywhere else. Using practical examples, Larry Klosterboer offers in-depth coverage of the crucial issues every implementer will face: issues that are often neglected in conventional discussions of ITIL. For example, readers will learn how to set a reasonable project scope, migrate data from old systems, execute a successful pilot program, and continually improve quality once ITIL practices are in place.