Our Technology Transformation Team’s Recommended Reading List

In addition to creating our Business Technology Enablement Framework (BTEF), our Technology Transformation team shared their recommended reading list. Insights gained from resources like these, and our experiences working with clients to use technology to transform their business model or support decision-making that affects a tech-enabled strategy, make our approach to consulting seasoned and unique.

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SDLC Partners created the Business Technology Enablement Framework (BTEF) as a holistic enterprise tool that measures technology capabilities across 15 areas and disciplines. The framework accelerates change because it enables leadership to fully understand current capabilities, as well as the areas where they need further investment because BTEF assesses within the context of the current environment, business goals, and digital strategy.

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  1. Sooner, Safer, Happier: Antipatterns and Patterns for Business Agility
    by Jonathan Smart, Zsolt Berend, Myles Ogilvie, and Simon Rohrer
  2. The Unicorn Project: A Novel about Developers, Digital Disruption, and Thriving in the Age of Data
    by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford
  3. Agile Conversations: Transform Your Conversations, Transform Your Culture
    by Douglass Squirrel and Jeffrey Fredrick
  4. DevOps for the Modern Enterprise
    by Mirco Hering
  5. Team Topologies: Organizing Business and Technology for Fast Flow
    by Matthew Skelton and Manuel Pais
  6. The Art of Business Value
    by Mark Schwartz
  7. Zone to Win: Organizing to Compete in an Age of Disruption
    by Geoffrey A. Moore
  8. Project to Product
    by Mik Kersten
  9. Marking Work Visible
    by Dominica DeGrandis
  10. The Delicate Art of Bureaucracy: Digital Transformation with the Monkey, the Razor, and the Sumo Wrestler
    by Mark Schwartz
  11. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time
    by Jeff Sutherland
  12. Accelerate: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World
    by John P. Kotter
  13. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
    by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox
  14. Fail Fast Fail Often
    by Ryan Babineaux
  15. Accelerate: Building and Scaling High
    by Nicole Forsgren, Ph.D. and Jez Humble
  16. Performing Technology Organizations
    by Gene Kim
  17. The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, & Security in Technology Organizations
    by Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick DeBois, and John Willis
  18. The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
    by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr and George Spafford
  19. A Seat at the Table
    by Mark Schwartz
  20. Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World
    by General Stanley McChrystal (ret.), Tantum Collins, David Silverman, and Chris Fussell
  21. War and Peace and IT: Business Leadership, Technology, and Success in the Digital Age
    by Mark Schwartz

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