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Reader’s Guide: The Unicorn Project

A companion reader’s guide to the book The Unicorn Project: A Novel about Digital Disruption, Developers, and Overthrowing the Ancient Powerful Order.

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This highly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling title The Phoenix Project takes another look at Parts Unlimited, this time from the perspective of software development. In The Unicorn Project, we follow Maxine, a senior lead developer and architect, as she is exiled to the Phoenix Project, to the horror of her friends and colleagues, as punishment for contributing to a payroll outage. She tries to survive in what feels like a heartless and uncaring bureaucracy and to work within a system where no one can get anything done without endless committees, paperwork, and approvals.

This companion reader’s guide to the book The Unicorn Project includes chapter summaries, chapter-by-chapter discussion questions, and themes. Perfect addition to use in your own book club or to expand your understanding of the material.

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This highly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling title The Phoenix Project takes another look at Parts Unlimited, this time from the perspective of software development. In The Unicorn Project, we follow Maxine, a senior lead developer and architect, as she is exiled to the Phoenix Project, to the horror of her friends and colleagues, as punishment for contributing to a payroll outage. She tries to survive in what feels like a heartless and uncaring bureaucracy and to work within a system where no one can get anything done without endless committees, paperwork, and approvals.

This companion reader’s guide to the book The Unicorn Project includes chapter summaries, chapter-by-chapter discussion questions, and themes. Perfect addition to use in your own book club or to expand your understanding of the material.