The Unicorn Project: A Novel about Developers, Digital Disruption, and Thriving in the Age of Data
this notably expected follow-up to the bestselling title the phoenix challenge takes any other study components unlimited, this time from the angle of software development. inside the phoenix mission, bill, an it manager at elements unlimited, is tasked with a project essential to the destiny of the enterprise, code named phoenix project. but the task is massively over budget and delayed. the ceo needs invoice restore the mess in ninety days otherwise bill's entire department may be outsourced. inside the unicorn challenge, we follow maxine, a senior lead developer and architect, as she is exiled to the phoenix mission, to the horror of her pals and co-workers, as punishment for contributing to a payroll outage. she tries to continue to exist in what seems like a heartless and uncaring paperwork and to work within a machine wherein nobody can get something accomplished without endless committees, office work, and approvals. at some point, she is approached through a ragtag bunch of misfits who say they need to overthrow the existing order, to disencumber builders, to carry pleasure lower back to technology paintings, and to enable the commercial enterprise to win in a time of virtual disruption. to her wonder, she reveals herself drawn ever in addition into this motion, subsequently turning into one of the leaders of the rebellion, which puts her in the crosshairs of some acquainted and very risky enemies. the age of software is right here, and another mass extinction event looms--that is a story approximately "crimson blouse" builders and enterprise leaders running collectively, racing towards time to innovate, live on, and thrive in a time of remarkable uncertainty...and opportunity.