DevOps Books


The Phoenix Project
The Phoenix Project
Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford
The Devops Handbook
The DevOps Handbook
Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois, John Willis 

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Team Of Teams
Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
General Stanley McChrystal
The Goal
The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time
Jeff Sutherland
Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business
David J. Anderson
Accelerate: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World
John P. Kotter
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Daniel H. Pink
Lean Software Development
Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit
Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck
Scrum And Xp 
Scrum and Xp from the Trenches
Henrik Kniberg

The Five Dysfunctions 
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
Patrick Lencioni
New Product Development Game
New Product Development Game
Hirotaka Takeuchi, Ikujiro Nonaka
Agile It Organization Design 
Agile IT Organization Design: For Digital Transformation and Continuous Delivery
Sriram Narayan
The Lean Machine 
The Lean Machine: How Harley-Davidson Drove Top-Line Growth and Profitability with Revolutionary Lean Product Development
Dantar P. Oosterwal

Gene Kim’s Email

Here is what you will get if you send an email to (As of Feb 13, 2017)

Hello all –

It was a privilege to be with you here today!

First off, I’m so happy to announce after over 5.5 years of work, The DevOps Handbook is here! Here are some stats on the book:

  • 23 chapters
  • 48 case studies
  • 98,124 words
  • 48 images
  • 503 endnotes
  • 192 footnotes

To get a free 130 page excerpt of The DevOps Handbook, just click here:

1 . Here’s a link to a longer version of the presentation I gave:

2 . You can find the videos and slides from the three-day DevOps Enterprise Summit below — we assembled leaders of large, complex organization who are adopting DevOps are sharing their transformation stories.

They showed that DevOps is for horses, and not just for unicorns. Speakers included leaders from GE Energy, Macy’s, Disney, Blackboard, Ticketmaster/LiveNation, Barclays Capital, US Department of Homeland Security, >, Nordstrom, Capital One, Raytheon and more…

Videos: Slides:

3 . To download the free 140 page excerpt of “The Phoenix Project,” just put your email address into this form:

4 . You can get hours of free samples of “The Phoenix Project” audiobook here:

5 . Here is a link to the DevOps Audit Defense Toolkit:

6 . If you you’d like to get announcements of early drafts of the upcoming “DevOps Handbook,” as well as other great information, just accept the Mailchimp subscription request – you’ll be getting an announcement in a couple of weeks your inbox.

We are now taking pre-orders for the DevOps Handbook at:

Thank you in advance for all your feedback!

Cheers! Gene

-– Now available in paperback: “The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win”, v: +1-707-847-6771 (707-VIS-OPS1), @realgenekim