On Tuesday, we released a blog showcasing our top 4 digital transformation podcast episodes to get you through your commute. With the weekend around the corner, here are our favorite 5 Amazon Kindle books that you can download right now.
Digital transformation happens extremely quickly. The fast-paced nature of the digital world has made navigating the digital transformation journey challenging. David L. Rogers has broken down the journey is his fantastic book, identifying 5 clear rules and providing useful tools to help you lead your business’ transformation. David’s rules identify critical areas for discussion that matter to businesses of any size: customers, competition, data, innovation, and the value proposition.
This is a great read. Not only because it has a fantastic title and is a bargain at $3.99, but because it makes you ask questions about yourself as a leader and your business.
Gerry’s 6th book will have you challenging what you understand to be customer-centricity.
Digital to the Core: Remastering Leadership for Your Industry, Your Enterprise, and Yourself by Graham Waller
Digital transformation starts and must be led by the top. Drawing on interviews with over 30 top C-level executives from GE, Ford, Tory Burch, Babolat, McDonald’s, Publicis and UK Government Digital Service, and more, Graham offers you practical insights from those on the front lines of major digital upheaval all in one place. Incorporating results from Gartner’s annual CIO and CEO global survey research adds further unique insight.
Jim Stengel, an undercover digital transformation agent (if you like!), who has meticulously researched 50 of the world’s best businesses to identify what common factors led to their success. One stood out – their ideals. Stengel identified a significant link between their performance and how they connect with their customers.
Included in his research Visa, Zappos, Samsung, Innocent, HP, Pampers and more.
In this digital era, new C-Level roles have emerged. CIOs and CDOs are huge drivers of digital change. Martha Heller takes a look at what makes a successful CIO.
She identifies 10 common skills and behaviors of some of the world’s top CIOs. Fantastic read for anyone thinking of hiring a CIO, or hoping to be one.
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