Category Archives: Reviews

In order to be able to offer reviews for people for things like books, research or products as a service I needed to be able to uniquely classify those posts as part of a full disclosure to readers who might want to know what, if any consideration I might have received. So even if I simply received a free copy of a book, complimentary use of a product, or some form of payment I want to be sure it is clear.

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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Book Review: Lessons In IT Transformation: Technology Expert to Business Leader

Lessons in IT Transformation: Technology Expert to Business Leader by Larry Bonfante, is a widely popular book on IT executive leadership. Bonfante, in addition to his role as CIO at CIO at United States Tennis Association, Bonfante also provides executive coaching … Continue reading

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Book Review: Event Processing for Business: Organizing the Real-Time Enterprise

Event Processing for Business: Organizing the Real-Time Enterprise reminds me the most important part of information technology is the information. Unfortunately, information and deriving actionable business meaning from it does not get nearly the attention it deserves. So if you … Continue reading

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Book Review Web-Based and Traditional Outsourcing

Web-Based and Traditional Outsourcing by Vivek Sharma and Varun Sharma published by Infosys and CRC Press far exceeded my expectations and is definitely a recommended read for nearly all managers, but especially those in procurement, product development, IT, and anyone working … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Effective CIO

The Effective CIO: How to Achieve Outstanding Success through Strategic Alignment, Financial Management, and IT Governance was a great read. This 2009 book by Eric J Brown and William A Yarberry Jr. published by CRC Press really does a thorough … Continue reading

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