I used to be a voracios reader through primary school and high school, but it kinda stopped somewhere during campus days. I have rekindled it recently, especially with the ability to read on-line (my preference is Google Play Books on Android), although I have also still do read soft-cover books, that I have on my desk at work, or in the lounge at home.
It seems that my preference is to read the samples on Google Play, which is about 4 chapters or so of the book, then I purchase it if I like it. I sometimes will read samples of different books, and then purchase the one that really caught my attention the most, and come back to the others later.
I really enjoy Scott Burken, and I have a few of his books below. A few of the others came from when I read Burkens Myth of Innovation, and he referred to other books on innovation, so I have a few of those in the list as well.
I enjoyed Gene Kim's Project Phonix, so I have his other DevOps handbook in the list.
This is the list of books I have in my Google Play bookstore, and have read most of the samples for, that I will choose from next to purchase:
- [https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=ui8hDgAAQBAJ](The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations)
- [https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=ui8hDgAAQBAJ](The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work)
This is the list of completed books: (most recent at the top)
- Fumbling the Future: How Xerox Invented, then Ignored the Personal Computer - about real Innovation, leadership, structures and politics of companies, and how it influenced them.
- Myths of Innovation - Scott Berkun:
- Project Phoenix - Gene Kim: This is the IT version of The Goal. It accurately describes what IT Operations people do. This also answers the question "what do you do" when asked by your grandmother
- Crucial Conversations
- Making Things Happen - Scott Berkun
- Critical Chain - Eliyahu M. Goldratt
- Its Not Luck - Eliyahu M. Goldratt