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I wanted write down somewhere what technical books I’ve read, or I want to read in future.
Here’s my list, please comment to suggest some more! A couple of them haven’t been released yet, but I want to grab them either when they’re released, or through MEAP.
- The Phoenix Project, Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford.
- The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement, Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Jeff Cox
- Threat Modeling: Designing for Security, Adam Shostack
- The Lean Startup: How constant innovation creates radically successful Businesses, Eric Ries
- Visible Ops Hanbook: Implementing ITIL in 4 Practical and Auditable Steps, Gene Kim, George Spafford
- Visible Ops Private Cloud: From Virtualization to Private Cloud in 4 Practical Steps, Jeanne Morain, Kurt Milne
- Visible Ops Security: Achieving common security and IT Operations Objectives in 4 Practical Steps, Gene Kim, Paul Love
- Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftmanship, Robert C. Martin
- Learn PowerShell in a month of Lunches, Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks
- Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a month of Lunches, Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks
- Learn SQL SERVER Administration in a month of Lunches, Don Jones
- Learn Windows IIS in a month of Lunches, Jason Helmick
- Learn Active Directory Management in a Month of Lunches, Richard Siddaway
- Learn ConfigMgr 2012 in a Month of Lunches, James Bannan
- Learn Git in a Month of Lunches, Rick Umali
- PowerShell Deep Dives, Edited by Jeffery Hicks, Richard Siddaway, Oisin Grehan, Aleksandar Nikolic, contributed by many 🙂
- Windows PowerShell Cookbook, Lee Holmes
- Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases Through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation, Jez Humble, David Farley
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey
- PRINCE2 for Dummies, Nick Graham
- ITIL for Dummies, Peter Farenden
- Contractors’ Handbook: The Expert guide for UK contractors and Freelancers, Dave Chaplin
Adding a few suggested by BenH following DSCCamp:
- Lean from the Trenches: Managing Large-Scale Projects with Kanban, Henrik Kniberg
- Kanban, David J. Anderson
- Design Patterns: Element of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John Vlissides
That’s all I have in mind at the moment, but my books are all stacked in a corner of the leaving room, waiting for the bookshelf to be built…
What do you think, anything worth adding?
The idea behind this post has been started with a pertinent note from Steve Murawski during #DSCCamp, and ensuing discussions: The preference of an Iterative process against Incremental, and why the difference is important.
As LaoZi said, “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step“, whether it’s about knowledge, career, project, or this blog…