Alan’s Reading List Summary

By | November 17, 2013

I have peppered my blog posts with great books, articles, videos and Podcasts for architects to reference.  If you are not keen to wade through all of my long-winded ramblings and rants then you can find them all listed on the “Reading list”, below.IMG_0129c

As a bonus, I list them in the order I would read them if my brain was wiped and I had to read them all again.

  1. The Executive and the Elephant
  2. Executive Presence
  3. Business Analyst’s Handbook
  4. Intersection
  5. The Pyramid Principle
  6. The Lean Startup
  7. The Art of Enterprise Information Architecture
  8. IBM: Rebuilding Customer Trust in Retail Banking
  9. Forrester: The Business Impact Of Customer Experience, 2012.
  10. IDC’s Business Strategy: Digital Services Impact on Customer Retention and Acquisition
  11. McKinsey:  Mastering the building blocks of strategy
  12. McKinsey:  The strategic yardstick you can’t afford to ignore
  13. McKinsey Quarterly: The consumer decision journey
  14. Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms, 7 August 2013
  15. The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Mobility Services, Q1 2013
  16. The Gartner CRM Vendor Guide, 2013
  18. IBM C-Suite Study of 2013
  19. WordPress for Dummies
  20. TED Talk:  Simon Sinek – How great leaders inspire action
  21. TED Talk:  Philip Evans – How data will transform business
  22. TED Talk:  Seth Priebatsch – The game layer on top of the world
  23. Gartner: Gamification Is Not Just for Fun; It Can Personalize Customer Engagement With Bank Products and Services
  24. Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers
  25. Digital Bank by Chris Skinner
  26. Crowdsourcing for Dummies
  27. Service Design Tools: Communication Methods Supporting Design Processes
  28. Operating Model Reading Room
  29. Stephen Fry explains the history of computer thinking and the revolution of utility in cloud computing
  30. The Art of Strategic Planning for Information Technology by Bernard Boar
  31. Mapa Research – Mobile Banking Series: State of the Market 2014 and commentary
  32. Defining your Operating Model: Designing a Foundation for Execution
  33. Accenture: The Everyday Bank.
  34. McKinsey: The Future of U.S. Retail Banking Distribution
  35. Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants by Marc Prensky.
  36. Deloitte.  Banking Disrupted
  37. Using the IBM Security Framework and IBM Security Blueprint to Realize Business-Driven Security
  38. Addressing Emerging Threats and Targeted Attacks with IBM Security Network Protection (redp4826)
  39. IBM Red Book SG248082:  Managing Security and Compliance in Cloud or Virtualized Data Centers
  40. Modern Web Development with IBM WebSphere
  41. Application Release & Deployment for Dummies
  42. DevOps for Dummies
  43. Service Virtualization for Dummies
  44. Ishmael, An adventure of the Mind and Spirit
  45. Enterprise Integration Patterns or Pro Spring Integration
  46. Patterns of Information Management
  47. TED Talk: Daniele Quercia – Happy maps
  48. TED Talk: Fei-Fei Li – How we’re teaching computers to understand pictures
  49. APIs for Dummies

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