Books

  • The CIO Playbook: Strategies and Best Practices for IT Leaders to Deliver on Value

    As our economy shifts from recession to recovery, our current economic climate is ripe for transformation. CIOs are in a unique position to leverage technology in order to drive innovation and boost business growth. The CIO Playbook is the handy desk reference for CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, and up and coming leaders, revealing a dynamic seven-step framework (Partner – Organize – Innovate – Deliver – Support – Protect – Grow) that will guide you in making essential changes to your organization.


  • IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide

    IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide provides an actionable plan to implementing IT Business Partnership Programs as a proven method of achieving business technology convergence. Designed to move beyond simply talking about business technology convergence to formally instituting an IT Business Partnership Program, Topinka’s field guide is a framework of strategies, methods and tools crucial to success.


  • The Strategic CIO

    Based on interviews with more than 150 CIOs, IT/business executives, and academic thought leaders, The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise provides insight, success stories, and a step-by-step methodology to transform your IT organization into a strategic asset that drives customer value, increases revenues, and enhances shareholder wealth.


  • The Amazon Way on IoT

    The Internet of Things (IoT) may be the most disruptive set of technologies in a generation, and the most disruptive tech company in the world -- Amazon -- is building the IoT strategies that will influence every organization and sector. We can all learn from these strategies. In this detailed analysis of IoT and Amazon's and other leading companies approach to it, John Rossman guides readers with practical insights and recommendations into the strategies and mindset transforming business and society.


  • The Amazon Way

    Interested in innovating and creating a customer focused culture like Amazon? In The Amazon Way, Rossman introduces readers to the unique corporate culture of the world’s largest Internet retailer, with a focus on the fourteen leadership principles that have guided and shaped its decisions and its distinctive leadership culture -- as only an insider could do.