Gene Kim is a multiple award-winning CTO, researcher and author, and has been studying high-performing technology organizations since 1999. He was founder and CTO of Tripwire for 13 years.
8 books on the list
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One of most fun sci-if books I've read in years: Quantum Magician, by @DerekKunsken! Kudos! An exhilarating cross of Ocean's Eleven, grand quantum mechanic tales like Quarantine, Distress by @gregeganSF, & huge scale genetic engineering by Frank Herbert – source
Gene KimFeb 26, 2021
The story of how that unorthodox group of scientists overcame Navy bureaucracy and more heavily funded projects to develop the world's best air-to-air missile....
Okay, I'm resuming note taking on Dr. Ron Westrum's fantastic book "Sidewinder: Creative Missile Development at China Lake", where he studied what factors led sustained greatness and innovation, outperforming almost every other air to air missile program at the time. – source
Gene KimFeb 21, 2021
Holy cow. I’m so much enjoying reading “The Jaws Log: 30th Anniversary Edition (Shooting Script)” A chronicle of the movie Jaws, from its original book, to acquisition, casting, filming. It’s amazing to read about how films are systemically created! – source
Gene KimJan 28, 2021
@lhochstein @ztellman Agreed! It is an amazing book! Kudos @ztellman! – source
Gene KimNov 21, 2020
Learn application security from the very start, with this comprehensive and approachable guide!Alice and Bob Learn Application Security is an accessible and thorough resource for anyone seeking to incorporate, from the beginning of the System Development Life Cycle, best security practices in software development. This book covers all the basic sub...
@DivineOps @shehackspurple I learned a ton in this book!!! – source
Gene KimNov 10, 2020
Beyond Inclusion adopts a holistic and systems view of the organization, presents a behavioral model of organizational inclusion based upon research with thousands of employees, and discusses elements of organizational design that need to be adjusted to create, nurture, and sustain an inclusive culture....
@nicolefv I loved her book when I read it 3 yrs ago, but I thought it was about diversity. I re-read the book two wks ago, and I marveled at it. It’s actually a SUPERB book about how individuals help teams achieve greatness when they feel included. Beautiful. – source
Gene KimSep 18, 2020
I've been recommending this amazing book by @rsiilasmaa to all lately: "Transforming NOKIA," about inside story of being Nokia board director since 2008. My 1st reaction: "Eh? 93% reduction of $90B market cap?" 4 reasons this is an important book! 1/n – source
Gene KimAug 21, 2019
I love this diagram from the amazing book "Team of Teams" by General Stanley McChrystal! RT @TechBeaconCom: RT @manupaisable: Great visualization of the problems relying on org charts by @j_elmqvist @DOES_EUR #DOES19 – source
Gene KimJun 25, 2019