Gene Kim, Dr. Nicole Forsgren and Jez Humble share groundbreaking research-based solutions to help organizations drive higher performance and gain a competitive advantage
PORTLAND, Ore., March 6, 2018 – IT Revolution (http://itrevolution.com), the industry leader for advancing DevOps, today announced the publication of Accelerate: The Science of DevOps – Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations (https://itrevolution.com/book/accelerate/). The book, co-authored by industry thought leaders Gene Kim, Dr. Nicole Forsgren and Jez Humble, offers research and scientific-based solutions for measuring software delivery performance in order to drive successful digital transformation.
The print edition will be released March 27, but can be pre-ordered for a discounted price now: (https://itrevolution.com/book/accelerate/). An audio book version will be available on March 27 as well.
“I’m so excited that Accelerate is finally here. It is the culmination of years of research, as myself, Dr. Nicole Forsgren and Jez Humble sought metrics to effectively measure software delivery performance,” said Gene Kim, founder of IT Revolution and co-author of The Phoenix Project and The DevOps Handbook. “It will resonate with any technology leader focused on achieving DevOps outcomes. Readers also will be able to see what the science says is driving these high performing organizations to thrive in the midst of transformation.”
“The methods and metrics that we share in Accelerate validate the important role that software development and delivery teams play in organizational performance and productivity,” added Dr. Nicole Forsgren CEO and Chief Scientist at DevOps Research and Assessment, “The research helps business leaders understand which metrics truly matter to high performing teams. I’m thrilled to share this work with my fellow DevOps practitioners.”
About The Book
For years, it’s been said that the performance of software delivery teams doesn’t matter—that it can’t provide a competitive advantage. Accelerate, encompasses four years of research for methods to measure software delivery performance – and what drives it – through rigorous statistical methods. The book presents both the findings and the science behind that research. Readers will discover how to measure the performance of their teams, and what capabilities they should invest in to drive higher results. It makes the information accessible for readers to apply in their own organizations and is ideal for management at every level.
“Our goal with Accelerate is to provide an evidence-based framework to organizations grappling with the challenges of digital transformation. Readers will discover how to measure their progress on delivering software products and services with speed and stability, and the capabilities that drive these outcomes,” said Jez Humble, co-author of The DevOps Handbook, Lean Enterprise, and the Jolt Award-winning Continuous Delivery.
About the Authors:
Dr. Nicole Forsgren is CEO and Chief Scientist at DevOps Research and Assessment. She is best known as the lead investigator on the largest DevOps studies to date. She has been a professor and performance engineer and her work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals.
Jez Humble is co-author of The DevOps Handbook, Lean Enterprise, and the Jolt Award-winning Continuous Delivery. He is currently researching how to build high performing teams at his startup, DevOps Research and Assessment LLC and teaching at UC Berkeley.
Gene Kim is a multiple award-winning CTO, researcher, and author of
The Phoenix Project, The DevOps Handbook, and The Visible Ops Handbook. He is founder of IT Revolution and hosts the DevOps Enterprise Summit conferences.
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