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  The habit-forming guide to becoming a systems thinker
Benson T., Marlin S.,  Systems Thinking Group, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, 2017. 152 pp. Type: Book (978-0-997883-41-1)

This is a new and fresh publication from the Waters Foundation that pulls back the curtain on the wizards of systems thinking, so to speak, to eliminate the mystery of this important, but often obtuse, body of knowledge. The Waters Foundation is a...

Nov 20 2017
  Big data computing: a guide for business and technology managers
Kale V.,  Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2017. 529 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498715-33-1)

Nowadays, digital data is everywhere: cellphones, computers, Internet, satellites, credit card payments, and so on. Data is flowing constantly around us. So, the question is: How can someone manage and process such a heterogeneous, complex, and va...

Oct 24 2017
  Phantom ex machina: digital disruption’s role in business model transformation
Khare A., Stewart B., Schatz R.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 327 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319444-67-3)

The idea of disruptive products or technologies has been around for some time, exemplified by the work of Clayton Christensen [1], who has explored and written about this topic for over 20 years. The basic idea is this: an innovator creates a nove...

Sep 5 2017
  Chief information officer role effectiveness: literature review and implications for research and practice
Hütter A., Riedl R.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 58 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319547-52-7)

Chief information officer role effectiveness: literature review and implications for research and practice is a recently published volume in the “Springer Briefs in Information Systems” series [1]. It seeks to add clarity and fo...

Aug 30 2017
  Systems analysis and synthesis: bridging computer science and information technology
Dwyer B.,  Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2016. 512 pp. Type: Book (978-0-128053-04-1)

Figuring out just how to build a computing system is hard. We get it wrong frequently. So, we also get lots of books on systems analysis and design (or synthesis). Whereas analysis is generally focused on determining how a system works, design (or...

Jun 26 2017
  Financial analytics with R: building a laptop laboratory for data science
Bennett M., Hugen D.,  Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2016. 392 pp. Type: Book (978-1-107150-75-1)

Billed as “a training resource for ... students and professionals,” this title is a sophisticated manual on financial data manipulation, statistics, and R programming. It is by no means for the beginner or the faint of heart--a de...

Jun 23 2017
  Parachuting cats into Borneo: and other lessons from the change café
Klimek A., Atkisson A.,  Chelsea Green Publishing, Junction, VT, 2016. 176 pp. Type: Book (978-1-603586-81-8)

This book is an instruction manual. It describes effective strategies for changing the world. It consists of 16 short, easy-to-read chapters. Chapters 1 and 2 get the reader off to a good start. Chapter 1, “Thinking About the Way We Think Ab...

Jun 23 2017
  Data science: create teams that ask the right questions and deliver real value
Rose D.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 251 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484222-52-2)

When building a data science team, special care must be dedicated to its composition for organizations to obtain the best possible benefits. A data science team is a special kind of animal in the corporate zoo because it encompasses roles and acti...

Jun 8 2017
  DevOps for digital leaders: reignite business with a modern DevOps-enabled software factory
Ravichandran A., Taylor K., Waterhouse P.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 173 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484218-41-9)

This manager/practitioner-oriented book is a quick, concise introduction to DevOps and offers practical insights into real-world case studies of DevOps adoption. With software technology now fundamental to all parts of an organization, the seamles...

Jun 2 2017
  Building a comprehensive IT security program: practical guidelines and best practices
Wittkop J.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2016. 195 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484220-52-8)

Security is similar to insurance. One buys insurance as a hedge against a severe, unexpected event. One buys a security system or implements a security program for the same reason. People have implemented security programs since recorded history b...

May 23 2017
 
 
 
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