The Client Book Club

Forrester IT

This week, Forrester’s Board of Clients was in Cambridge. This amazing group advises the company on strategy, new products, and improving our service. Over the years, they have had a big influence on how we work and where we are going — this year, the discussion was particularly valuable.

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10 Must-Read Business Books for 2020


In 2019, Gartner experts authored two books to help leaders tackle those same issues and dig deeper on what matters most to their business. We asked our Smarter With Gartner Expert Advisory Board members to recommend their must-read books for business executives in 2020. New books from Gartner experts. Additional books for your 2020 reading list. If you want to learn how to focus on what matters most both at work and at home, then this is the book for you.

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The Forrester Summer Book Club

Forrester IT

The dinner tradition is that clients recommend their favorite books — there are a bunch […]. Forrester’s Board of Clients was in Cambridge last week for an amazingly productive two days of co-creation.

The Insider Guide to Frankfurt Book Fair 2019 – Vol. 2


The city would be teeming with business executives, publishers, book agents, and the likes flying in from far and wide to attend the annual trade show for books – Frankfurter Buchmesse. Known as the largest trade show in the world, the Frankfurt Book Fair , will be home to all the important people of the publishing industry for 5 days in the month of October. Or are you a book enthusiast who just wants to experience the energy at this event?

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

The Insider Guide to Frankfurt Book Fair- Vol.1


The Frankfurt Book Fair is back! If there’s one occasion which brings all the who’s who of the publishing industry at one place, it’s the Frankfurt Book Fair , or as the Germans call it – Frankfurter Buchmesse. With a 500-year-old history, this event is considered to be the world’s largest trade fair for books. For a book enthusiast, these five days may seem too less, so we’ll help you make the most out of it by providing you all the information you need about FBF 2019.

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Google now lets merchants accept bookings for online services

Venture Beast

Google is introducing a handful of new features and tools to help businesses transition from the physical to virtual worlds. Read More. Business Commerce Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Marketing Mobile coronavirus Covid-19 Google google maps Google My Business Google Search

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Humanizing Big Data – A Book Review

Eric D. Brown

The subtitle to the book is “Marketing at the meeting of Data, Social Science and Consumer Insight”… that should give you a good feel about the contents of this book. It isn’t a heavy duty data science book…it is targeted more at folks in the marketing world to allow them to better understand the types of data that they may encounter as well as understand how that data might be analyzed and used within their business.

How Big Data Can Tell You Which Book to Read Next


If you enjoy to read, but still haven't decided on your next book to cozy up with on that upcoming rainy day, your smartphone might be able to suggest one. Big Data Artificial intelligence BooksArtificial intelligence (AI) through big data is now able to rank literature for deciding which will be the next bestseller - a kind of recommendation […].

Absorb new information faster with these 12-minute book summaries

Venture Beast

Right now, you can fill in the gaps in your education with this incredible lifetime subscription to 12min Micro Book Library. SPONSORED DEALS: Have you ever found yourself in a position where you have little to contribute to a group discussion at a bar or party?

My Top Books 2019: Digital Transformation, Entrepreneurship, AI

Social, Agile and Transformation

One of my 2019 new year resolutions was to read more books. I signed up for GoodReads and stated a reading challenge with a modest goal of finishing twelve books. What makes a good book?

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Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.

Driving Digital by Isaac Sacolick – a book review

Eric D. Brown

Note: I received a free copy of this book for review. The short review: Excellent…the best book I’ve read on the subject. The long review: I’ve read a number of books on digital transformation over the years.

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9-Point Guide for Switching to ePublishing from Traditional Books


And very soon, companies and educational institutes started demanding their content to be published in digital format so as to cater to these new-age readers who prefer smartphones over books. One of the major drawbacks of print books was lack of interaction and engagement.

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Need a book recommendation? Here are 9 recent releases we loved.

Mashable Tech

But for those looking to add some books to their self-isolating downtime, we rounded up some of our recent favorite reads, along with a little guide about which one may be right for you. It's simple, really: These are just nine new books I loved. Books Entertainment


Spy Sites of New York: A Guide to the Region’s Secret History


Bob Wallace and Keith Melton are a power pair of writers and researchers who have produced high quality, fact-based, enjoyable books for decades. The latest in their long string of fantastic books provides a guide to the secret history of spies and counter spies in and around New York. Their book, Spy Sites of New […]. CTO Cyber War News Books

Watching Barack and Michelle Obama read a children's book will make your day

Mashable Tech

The former president and first lady took part in the Chicago Public Library 's "Live from the Library" series and recorded themselves reading the children's book, The Word Collector , by Peter H. More about Books , Kids , Barack Obama , Michelle Obama , and Culture.


Microsoft Surface Book 3 (15-inch) review: more power, more problems

The Verge

The Surface Book 3 is still a unique machine for a unique audience I’ve been waiting for the Surface Book 3 for two and a half years. I’ve spent the past week putting the 15-inch Surface Book 3 through its paces. Most of the improvements on the Surface Book 3 are on the inside.

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The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making – A Book Synopsis

Eric D. Brown

One of the books that I use in my various consulting projects and academic work is titled “ The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making ” by Scott Plous. This isn’t a full review of the book but more of a synopsis of the main topics found within the book.

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Bill Gates shares 5 books on summer list – and much more to read and watch while stuck at home


Bill Gates and the five books on his summer reading list. But in a new Gates Notes blog post , the Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist goes beyond his usual five book recommendations. “One of the best business books I’ve read in several years.

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6 Books I Read In 2017 That Are Worth Your Time

Computer Weekly

On top of magazines, articles and reports, I read at least 1 book per month; and have gone up to 4 in years past. This year I read 15 books in all, lighter than before but interesting nonetheless. What books did you read in 2017 that you recommend I read?

Books for Start-up Companies in 2019


Information Technology Blog - - Books for Start-up Companies in 2019 - Information Technology Blog. Many well-known business experts have produced books to share their wealth of knowledge with the world. Who knows, you might feature in v2 of this book!

David Attenborough's new book and Netflix film tackles climate crisis with a 'vision for the future'

Mashable Tech

In a move to further cement his (admittedly already very well-established) title of national treasure, the 94-year-old legendary documentary maker is set to release a new book containing his "witness statement" for the Earth amid the global climate emergency.


Three books, three formats, three sources

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

I’m currently reading three books. As I was thinking about which one I wanted to read last night I realized that I am reading each of the books in different formats. Buildings with books in them are still among my favorite places to “waste” time. .

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MongoDB and PHP, The Book :


MongoDB and PHP, The Book. I wrote a book. this book takes you through MongoDB basics such as queries, read-write operations, and administration, and then dives into MapReduce, sharding, and other advanced topics. It makes a lot of sense, most tech books take 2 â??

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Flight booking systems easy to hack, researchers warn

Computer Weekly

Malicious actors could infiltrate systems to alter passenger information and even cancel bookings, Chaos Communications Congress told

Microsoft’s 13.5-inch Surface Book 3 puts modern guts in a dated design

The Verge

2015’s detachable in a 2020 world I’ve been a 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 owner since 2018. If Microsoft fixed those, I thought the new Surface Book 3 could be a nearly perfect device. The 13.5-inch Book 3 looks and feels identical to the 13.5-inch Book 2 in all but a few small ways.

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Coming Soon: The Data Center Comic Book

Data Center Knowledge

Lovably geeky data center techs Kip and Gary, who have become familiar to Data Center Knowledge readers through our cartoon caption contests, may soon have their own book. Artist Diane Alber is turning to Kickstarter and the data center industry to make the book a realty.

J.K. Rowling is releasing a new book chapter-by-chapter online for free

The Verge

Rowling will stagger the release of her new children’s novel The Ickabog over the next seven weeks, publishing the book in tiny chapters online and making it available to readers for free. Scholastic will also donate $650 “worth of books to the school or library of the winner’s choice.”. “I’ll

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The Security Yearbook by Richard Stiennon


Cyber Security News BooksI am so excited to now have an autographed copy of The Security Yearbook by Richard Stiennon. Richard is a prolific writer, a fantastic speaker, and is known the world over as perhaps the most savvy of all analysts in the cybersecurity field.

Today is Cyber Monday. It’s a Great Time To Book Your Next Vacation.

Forrester IT

During the Black Friday and Cyber Monday week travel specials tend to get lost in the flurry of deals on smart speakers, tablets and HD TVs. Over the past few years the travel industry has quietly stolen a share of the consumers’ wallet spend between Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now what the industry is […]. Holiday 2018

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A new book : Profit from the SAP Ecosystem

IT Toolbox

A new book is out entitled - "Profit from the SAP Ecosystem? by Synomic founder and ecosystem activist Ralf Meyer

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New Book From Mike Tanji Provides No-Nonsense, Hype Free Guide To Cybersecurity For Small To Midsized Businesses


Among Mike Tanji’s many superpowers is one I really admire and wish I had. He has a highly developed ability to explain complex technical topics in plain english.

New Book: CIO Secrets For Growing Innovation

The Accidental Successful CIO

Click Here to check this book out on Amazon. Click Here to check this book out in other formats. CIO Secrets For Growing Innovation. So just exactly what is innovation? It turns out that innovation is doing something new. It can be a new method, a new idea, or even a new product.

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New Book On The Cyber Threat Free On Kindle Till 12 Dec


Our new book, The Cyber Threat , hits this issue head on. This book was made for technology and business executives who know they must mitigate a growing threat. During a special three day promotion the book will be available free as a download for Kindle readers and Kindle software on any device. The print version of the book is also available at Amazon. “When I’m researching my own books, I always turn to Bob Gourley. By Bob Gourley.

The New Book “Problem-Solving Master” Book Introduction

Future of CIO

Book Library Problem SolvingWe all develop reputations for being problem creators, problem definers, or problem solvers.

The Crazy World of Phone Books!

IT Toolbox

Come with me to the wierd alternate world of phone books in 2017 - if you are brave enough! Today I found a copy of the Yellow Pages on my front lawn. Holy Cow! What a throwback to the olden days , I thought. Does anyone use these any more??? So I brought it in to my house and stared looking at it.


The Book “Digital Hybridity” Quote Collection II

Future of CIO

Book Library Hybrid

The Monthly “Unpuzzling Innovation” Book Tuning: Innovation Competency Apr. 2020

Future of CIO

Digital is the age of innovation. And innovation is what leads to differentiation. There are many ways to differentiate and, therefore, there are many ways to pursue innovation.

10 books to add to your DevOps reading list

Tech Republic Data Center

These books can help you get started Looking to make a career move into DevOps?

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The Book “Digital Hybridity” Quote Collection III

Future of CIO

Book Library Hybrid

The Book “Digital Hybridity” Quote Collection I

Future of CIO

Book Library Hybrid

The Monthly “Digital Hybridity” Book Tuning: The “Digital Hybridity” Book Summary Aug. 2018

Future of CIO

The New Book “Digital Hybridity” Introduction Chapter 1 The Hybrid Digital Organization ? The New Book “Digital Hybridity” Chapter IV Introduction: The Hybrid Digital Management ? Book Library Digital Balance Hybrid Sum UP