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  Design thinking research: building innovation eco-systems
Leifer L., Plattner H., Meinel C., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, Cham, Switzerland, 2014. 275 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319013-02-2)

I first reached for this book because I have always wanted to know if there is anything structured in the otherwise chaotic process of inventing. The book approaches this problem from the point of view of collaborative design. It is a ...

Jul 11 2014
  On computing: the fourth great scientific domain
Rosenbloom P., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2013. 336 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-262018-32-6)

I recommend this book as a must-read for anyone who has thought about whether computing is a science and how it relates to the more mature sciences. Computing and computer science as a discipline are rather young. Alan Turing’...

Jun 25 2013
  The design way: intentional change in an unpredictable world (2nd ed.)
Nelson H., Stolterman E., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012. 296 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-262018-17-3)

I find it difficult to categorize this little book. This is perhaps appropriate, since “design” is equally hard to describe, and is often a messy, awkward, and very nonlinear endeavor. The authors view design as dis...

Jan 28 2013
  Wired for innovation: how information technology is reshaping the economy
Brynjolfsson E., Saunders A., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2009. 128 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-262013-66-6)

Aptly titled, this quick read is written in the spirit of Wired magazine. It consists of eight brief chapters: “Technology, Innovation, and Productivity in the Information Age,” “Measuring the Infor...

Feb 10 2010
  Towards the future Internet: a European research perspective
Tselentis G. (ed), Domingue J. (ed), Galis A. (ed), Gavras A. (ed), Hausheer D. (ed), Krco S. (ed), Lotz V. (ed), Zahariadis T. (ed), IOS PRESS, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2009. 384 pp.  Type: Book (9781607500070)

This European initiative, in the form of a collection of scientific works in a plethora of challenging research domains, sails into the uncharted waters of future generations of the Internet. The way the book is structured and enhanced...

Nov 6 2009
  On the way to the Web: the secret history of the Internet and its founders
Banks M., Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2008. 200 pp.  Type: Book (9781430208693)

How many of us can imagine our lives without the Internet? How many of us do not distinguish between the Internet and the Web? The reality is that the Internet was here long before the Web, which Banks reflects on in his book. Banks pr...

May 11 2009
  National information technology policy in a globalized world: building an IT workforce for Venezuela
Maldonado E., Tapia A.  2007 computer personnel doctoral consortium and research conference (Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference on the Global Information Technology Workforce, St. Louis, Missouri, Apr 19-21, 2007) 66-75, 2007.  Type: Proceedings

This paper purports to examine the effects of globalization on national information technology (IT) policy. It starts out by outlining so-called working definitions of the information society, globalization, the IT worker or the IT wor...

Jul 2 2007
  Extreme competition: innovation and the great 21st century business reformation
Fingar P., Meghan-Kiffer Press, 2006.  Type: Book (9780929652382)

“Extreme competition,” “innovation,” and “business reformation” are words commonly used in this volume. The preface, written by Fingar, states that the...

Aug 24 2006
  Nanotechnology: science, innovation, and opportunity
Foster L., Prentice Hall PTR, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2005. 336 pp.  Type: Book (9780131927568)

A comprehensive overview of the state of this nascent industry is presented in this book. It consists of a collection of articles that cover the technology, market, key players, financial drivers, and regulatory environment. Over 30 au...

Jul 7 2006
  Internet diffusion in Chinese companies
Guo X., Chen G. Communications of the ACM 48(4): 54-58, 2005.  Type: Article

Industrial development in China has advanced at an extraordinary rate over the past decade. Therefore, it is of particular interest to discover whether the rapid growth in industrial development is matched by, or indeed supported by, t...

Aug 31 2005
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