Fall’s Essential IT Reading List

The experts at CIO Insight have come up with yet another reading list of interesting new business titles that either have an IT spin or can help you with other aspects of your tech career. The assumption, of course, is that you have time to read. Even if you don’t, have a glance at some of the titles below to see if any of them address an issue that’s been on your mind.

World-Class IT: Why Businesses Succeed When Technology Triumphs by Peter A. High – How to effectively align business and IT strategies for overall success.

The Real Business of IT: How CIOs Create and Communicate Value by Richard Hunter and George Westerman.

The Future of Work by Richard Donkin – How cultural and technological shifts will transform the way we operate in the future.

Your Next Move: The Leader’s Guide to Successfully Navigated Career Transitions by Michael Watkins – How to make various job transitions, like promotions, career changes, or international moves.

Simply Effective: How to Cut Through Complexity in Your Organization and Get Things Done by Ron Ashkenas – A playbook for cutting through and controlling organizational complexity.

No More Consultants: We Know More Than We Think by Geoff Parcell and Chris Collison – A look at how consultants don’t deliver value – and how leaders can avoid the costly trap of hiring unhelpful ones.

Perfect Phrases for Presenting Business Strategies by Don Debelak – A dictionary of helpful phrases and techniques for presenting your business case.

Self-Promotion for Introverts: The Quiet Guide to Getting Ahead by Nancy Ancowitz – How the quietest workers can make a loud impact on the business.

Don Willmott