Book Review: Accelerate03 Feb 2019
Do you work in one of the cool “Lean Startups” with “DevOp culture”? No? Me neither ;-)
As a software craftsman you know that DevOp practices like Continuous Delivery, modular architectures, trunk based development, test automation, working in small batches and Continuous learning do make a HUGE DIFFERENCE when it comes to software delivery performance!
If only you could convince management …
Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations is what you are looking for.
This book is not written for software developers - it is for management. It discusses research of the past years on software delivery performance. It contains all the data, the analysis and the research you need to convince your management that these practices do excel “traditional software development” with respect to software delivery performance!
So give your boss a hint - it might be beneficial for you, your department and eventually for your whole organization …