Live Webinar – September 30th 2014, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT
Offered by ASPE (REP 2161) 1 Category A PDU – Free PDU
Note: Although ASPE is an REP presentations may have to be recorded as a Cat C PDU Event – Contact Traci Lester Marketing Specialist at ASPE for more information
Each month Chris Knotts (LinkedIn profile) picks a valuable, substantive business book we think will benefit you as a professional.
Some are new; some are classics. Either way, we do the reading, and then use one of our free web seminars to deliver a one-hour “book report.”
This month’s book pick is The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win by Gene Kim, George Spafford, and Kevin Behr.
This best-selling novel about IT Operations in a fictional Fortune manufacturing/retail company came out last year, and is a business fable that everyone involved in technology projects or operations should read.
Enterprise tech visionary Gene Kim (LinkedIn profile), along with longtime IT Manager Kevin Behr (LinkedIn profile) and Gartner Research Director George Spafford (Linkedin profile, Gartner bio) have written a compelling and illuminating book about the longtime pain points experienced by people in IT and what they can begin to do about it.
Bottlenecks, choke points, legacy systems, cumbersome security policies, overworked SysAdmins, developers who don’t save any testing time for Operations…these are perennial difficulties that will sound familiar to anyone who has ever had to deploy code that hasn’t been managed well across the organization.
Join Chris for this one-hour review of The Phoenix Project to learn how Bill, a frustrated but savvy IT Manager copes with these challenges and more.
PDU Category C (PMBOK 5) documentation details:
Process Groups: Planning
Knowledge Areas: 4 – Integration
- 4.3 Direct and Manage Project Work
- 4.4 Monitor and Control Project Work
- 5.2 Collect Requirements
- 6.2 Define Activities
As a Category C ‘Self Directed Learning Activity’ remember to document your learning experience and its relationship to project management for your ‘PDU Audit Trail Folder’