Kill It with Fire: Manage Aging Computer Systems

Book review by Deane Barker
Marianne Bellotti
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★★★ (-29.08%) 🛈
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Not what I expected. I thought I was getting a technical book with literal strategies for managing and migrating legacy systems.

Instead, the book spends a lot of time on organizational politics, change planning, and even developer psychology. I’m not saying this is wrong (the author clearly knows more than me), but I feel like it wasn’t quite what the book was promoted as.

The book did open my eyes to other aspects of the migration and management process, but I was looking for something much more practical and hands-on.

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