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Many organizations are facing the uphill battle of modernizing their legacy IT infrastructure. Most have evolved over the years by taking lessons from traditional or legacy manufacturing to create a production process that puts the emphasis on the process instead of the people performing the tasks. This allows the organization to treat people like resources to try to achieve high-quality outcomes. But those practices and ideas are failing modern IT, where collaboration and creativeness are required to achieve high-performing, high-quality success.

Mirco Hering, a thought leader in managing IT within legacy organizations, lays out a road map to success for IT managers and tells them how to create the right ecosystem, how to empower people to bring their best to work every day, and how to put the right technology in the driver's seat to propel their organization to success.

But just having the right methods and tools will not magically transform an organization. The cultural change is the hardest and the most impactful. Using principles from Agile, Lean, and DevOps as well as firsthand examples from the enterprise world, Hering addresses the different challenges that legacy organizations face as they transform into modern IT departments.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2018 Mirco Hering (P)2018 Mirco Hering

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great first chapter, but then it got weak

I really enjoyed the early chapter on batch sizes, but the rest didn't contribute much with actual advice that gets me closer to doing microservices.

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Must read for Enterprise change leaders

This book was insightful for those of us trying to move well established companies forward.

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great advice for all maturity levels.

Very practical advice. The author has obviously spent a lot of time developing their skill and we are fortunate enough to learn from it.

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A great listen

lots of very useful content in a good format. Already changing my thinking. Now to implement.

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