Gene Kim to be joined by John Willis for live event in Portland to launch the release of new audiobook, ‘Beyond the Phoenix Project’
PORTLAND, Ore., February 7, 2018 – IT Revolution (http://itrevolution.com), the industry leader for advancing DevOps, today announced the fifth anniversary edition of The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win (https://itrevolution.com/book/the-phoenix-project/) and the release of a new audiobook, Beyond The Phoenix Project. In celebration, IT Revolution is hosting a live event featuring a reading of Beyond The Phoenix Project with author Gene Kim and The DevOps Handbook co-author, John Willis. The event, “Beyond the Phoenix Project LIVE” will take place February 27 at the Portland Art Museum at 7 p.m. PST.
Tickets for the live event are limited. To register, please visit: (http://bit.ly/2BIRGjm).
“We are thrilled to host a live event to celebrate the success of The Phoenix Project and feature a reading of our new audiobook, titled Beyond The Phoenix Project,” said Gene Kim, founder of IT Revolution and co-author of The Phoenix Project and The DevOps Handbook. “We not only wanted to celebrate the success of DevOps as a movement, but also celebrate with everyone who is helping elevate the state of technology work, help our organizations win the in the marketplace, as well as make technology work more humane. It has been an amazing journey to see where DevOps came from, the domains of knowledge it draws upon, and how books are often at the center of it all.”
About The Phoenix Project
The Phoenix Project is a novel that guides readers through a DevOps journey to help propel their teams into the future of IT. As the book surpasses its fifth year milestone, IT Revolution is celebrating a number of significant achievements, including:
- More than 400,000 copies sold worldwide
- Sales of the book continue to increase year over year
- The book is now translated into seven different languages – Japanese, Russian, Korean, German, Chinese, Polish and Turkish
- Parts Unlimited, the fictitious company in The Phoenix Project, and its characters are used in the official Microsoft DevOps training
- The book has been adapted into a tabletop simulation by GamingWorks
The fifth anniversary edition will be available at all major book retailers on February 27. It includes a new cover, an afterward and a significant portion of The DevOps Handbook. To learn more about the fifth anniversary edition, visit: (https://itrevolution.com/book/the-phoenix-project/).
New Audiobook – Beyond The Phoenix Project
The new audiobook titled, Beyond The Phoenix Project will be released on February 27 on Audible, Amazon and iTunes: (https://itrevolution.com/book/beyond-phoenix-project-audiobook/).
Gene Kim and John Willis present this seven part series that includes an oral history of the DevOps movement, as well as discussion around pivotal figures and philosophies that DevOps draws upon, from Goldratt to Deming; from Lean to Safety Culture to Learning Organizations. The audiobook is a great way for listeners to take an even deeper dive into topics relevant to DevOps and leading technology organizations.
Share This: Join @RealGeneKim & @botchagalupe for a live event in Portland on 2/27 to commemorate the 5th anniversary of The Phoenix Project & release of Beyond The Phoenix Project. Register at http://bit.ly/2BIRGjm
About IT Revolution
IT Revolution assembles technology leaders and practitioners through publishing, events, and research. Our goal is to elevate the state of technology work, quantify the economic and human costs associated with suboptimal IT performance, and to improve the lives of IT professionals.