Category Archives: Reviews

Book Review: Ethics in IT Outsourcing

Ethics in IT Outsourcing by Tandy Gold is a surprisingly great read on the ethics in IT outsourcing as well as IT ethics and business ethics more generally. The reason it was a surprise is that the Gold tackles the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Information Technology Control and Audit Fourth Edition

Information Technology Control and Audit, Fourth Edition is one of a handful of books I think of as a must have reference book on every CIO’s bookshelf or in the IT department library. Now in its fourth edition, Information Technology Control … Continue reading

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Book Review: Education for a Digital World

I just finished Education for a Digital World: Present Realities and Future Possibilities Education for a Digital World: Present Realities and Future Possibilities and I was terribly disappointed and do not recommend the book. From start to finish, and I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Information Security Governance Simplified

Information Security Governance Simplified: From the Boardroom to the Keyboard is a perfect guide to developing effective information security at all levels. The experienced and novice information security professional will find Information Security Governance Simplified, by Todd Fitzgerald, to be a valuable resource and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ultimate Question 2.0

I just finished The Ultimate Question 2.0 (Revised and Expanded Edition): How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer-Driven World from my personal reading list. The Ultimate Question 2.0 was everything I expected and a bit more. This is like brain … Continue reading

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Book Review: Statistical Techniques for Project Control

Statistical Techniques for Project Control (Industrial Innovation Series) by Adedeji Badiru and Tina Kovach is a powerful resource for CIO’s, PMO’s, product developers, and senior leaders of all stripes. What makes Statistical Techniques for Project Control so useful for all functional leaders … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming a CIO Rainmaker

How to Become a Rainmaker: The Rules for Getting and Keeping Customers and Clients is one of my all time favorite books which offers a very useful blueprint for becoming a CIO rainmaker. This post is not a book review … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Organizational Master Plan Handbook

If you are like thousands of other CIO’s and IT leaders who struggle with strategic or operational planning then The Organizational Master Plan Handbook: A Catalyst for Performance Planning and Results is a book you’ll want to read.  Written by James Harrington … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Technology Investments Profitable

Making Technology Investments Profitable: ROI Road Map from Business Case to Value Realization is a book about maximizing the true value of IT projects and technology investments. Unlike so many other books on CIO and IT success, Jack Keen focuses on the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Chief Information Officer’s Body of Knowledge

The Chief Information Officer’s Body of Knowledge: People, Process, and Technology is a most interesting collection of insights and ideas worthy of a place in any CIO office. Collection is the right word since The Chief Information Officer’s Body of Knowledge is a … Continue reading

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