Popular IT Leadership Books

The following 11 IT Leadership books are the current best-sellers. If you are looking for books about IT Leadership, then these books will certainly help! If you know more books about IT Leadership which are missing from the list below, please let us know!

Popular IT Leadership Books

  • Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale (Lean (O’Reilly))
    Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale (Lean (O'Reilly))

    How well does your organization respond to changing market conditions, customer needs, and emerging technologies when building software-based products. Through case studies, you’ll learn how successful enterprises have rethought everything from governance and financial management to systems architecture and organizational culture in the pursuit of radically improved performance. Discover how Lean focuses on people and teamwork at every level, in contrast to traditional management practices Approach problem-solving experimentally, by exploring solutions, testing assumptions, and getting feedback from real users Lead and manage large-scale programs in a way that empowers employees, increases the speed and quality of delivery, and lowers costs Learn how to implement ideas from the DevOps and Lean Startup movements even in complex, regulated environments.

  • Solutions Architecture: From Data to ROI
    Solutions Architecture: From Data to ROI

    Although big data technologies have been available for the past ten years, they’re still undergoing rapid development. For companies just entering this field, this practical book delivers advice for every stage of the big data project development cycle. Ideal for CIOs, COOs, VPs, directors, lead architects, project managers, and lead developers alike, Solutions Architecture contains three sections that address different parts of the software development lifecycle with patterns that build upon each other to maximize success throughout the life of the project.

  • Effective DevOps: Building a Culture of Collaboration, Affinity, and Tooling at Scale
    Effective DevOps: Building a Culture of Collaboration, Affinity, and Tooling at Scale

    Authors Katherine Daniels and Jennifer Davis provide several approaches for improving collaboration within teams, creating affinity among teams, promoting efficient tool usage in your company, and scaling up what works throughout your organization’s inflection points. Devops stresses iterative efforts to break down information silos, monitor relationships, and repair misunderstandings that arise between and within teams in your organization. Explore the foundations of devops and learn the four pillars of effective devops Encourage collaboration to help individuals work together and build durable and long-lasting relationships Create affinity among teams while balancing differing goals or metrics Accelerate cultural direction by selecting tools and workflows that complement your organization Troubleshoot common problems and misunderstandings that can arise throughout the organizational lifecycle Learn from case studies from organizations and individuals to help inform your own devops journey.

  • Scaling Teams: Strategies for Building Successful Teams and Organizations
    Scaling Teams: Strategies for Building Successful Teams and Organizations

    Leading a fast-growing team is a uniquely challenging experience. Each section covers essential strategies and tactics for managing growth, starting with a single team and exploring typical scaling points as the team grows in size and complexity. Learn how to make the most of: Hiring: Learn a scalable hiring process for growing your team People management: Use 1-on-1 mentorship, dispute resolution, and other techniques to ensure your team is happy and productive Organization: Motivate employees by applying five organizational design principles Culture: Build a culture that can evolve as you grow, while remaining connected to the team’s core values Communication: Ensure that important information—and only the important stuff—gets through.

  • Debugging Teams: Better Productivity through Collaboration
    Debugging Teams: Better Productivity through Collaboration

    Even among people who have spent decades learning the technical side of their jobs, most haven’t really focused on the human component. Learning to collaborate is just as important to success. This is valuable information from two respected software engineers whose popular series of talks—including “Working with Poisonous People”—has attracted hundreds of thousands of followers.

  • Gamification for Employee Engagement
    Gamification for Employee Engagement

    She specializes in enabling social business and gamification for insurance customers, has published thought papers and created customer mindshare. This book will show you what, where, when and how gamification should be applied within a business context. This book will show you what, where, when and how gamification should be applied within for your business needs.

  • Design Leadership: How Top Design Leaders Build and Grow Successful Organizations
    Design Leadership: How Top Design Leaders Build and Grow Successful Organizations

    So how do good design leaders manage. If you lead a design group, or want to understand the people who do, this insightful book explores behind-the-scenes strategies and tactics from leaders of top design companies throughout North America. Based on scores of interviews he conducted over a two-year period—from small companies to massive corporations like ESPN—author Richard Banfield covers a wide range of topics, including: How design leaders create a healthy company culture Innovative ways for attracting and nurturing talent Creating productive workspaces, and handling remote employees Staying on top of demands while making time for themselves Consistent patterns among vastly different leadership styles Techniques and approaches for keeping the work pipeline full Making strategic and tactical plans for the future Mistakes that design leaders made—and how they bounced back.

  • Service Computing: Concept, Method and Technology
    Service Computing: Concept, Method and Technology

    Over the last ten years applications in industry and academic research have produced considerable progress and success Service Computing: Concept, Method and Technology presents the concept of service computing and a proposed reference architecture for service computing research before proceeding to introduce two underlying technologies: Web services and service-oriented architecture. It also presents the authors’ latest research findings on hot topics such as service discovery, recommendation, composition, verification, service trust, dynamic configuration and big data service. Systematically reviews all the research on service computing Introduces state-of-art research works on service computing and provides a road map for future directions Bridges the gap between service computing theory and practice Provides guidance for both industry and academia.

  • Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide: Business thinking and strategies behind successful Web 2.0 implementations.
    Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide: Business thinking and strategies behind successful Web 2.0 implementations.

    Web 2. This concise guide explains what’s different about Web 2. 0 business, or integrating Web 2.

  • Web 2.0: a Strategy Guide
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  • Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide: Business thinking and strategies behind successful Web 2.0 implementations
    Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide: Business thinking and strategies behind successful Web 2.0 implementations

    Web 2. This concise guide explains what’s different about Web 2. 0 business, or integrating Web 2.

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