AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

By Kai-Fu Lee

As the former President of Google China and now Chairman and CEO of one of China’s leading venture capital firms, few people are better positioned to speak to the rapid development of China’s AI ecosystem. In AI Superpowers, Dr. Lee compares the approaches China and the United States are taking to AI and shares his perspective on the implications for the global economy.

(see my interview with Kai-Fu Lee in Forbes)

Top Ten Technology Books of 2018Credit: Peter High

Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies

By Reid Hoffman

As a co-founder of both PayPal and LinkedIn, and now a partner at Greylock Partners, Reid Hoffman is one of the most successful entrepreneurs and investors of our time. In his latest book, Blitzscaling, Reid draws from his experience scaling startups into billion-dollar businesses and offers a framework for igniting rapid growth.

What’s Your Digital Business Model?: Six Questions to Help You Build the Next-Generation Enterprise

By Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner

Based on years of research at MIT’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR), Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner have found that digitization is moving companies’ business models from value chains to digital ecosystems, and from fuzzy to clear understandings of end customer needs. What’s Your Digital Business Model? offers executives a clear roadmap for responding to digital change.

Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

By John Doerr

John Doerr was first introduced to the objectives and key results (OKR) framework while working for Intel. When John joined the venture capital firm KPCB, he brought OKRs with him and introduced the concept to his portfolio companies. In Measure What Matters, John shares the goal-setting system that has become central to the success of Google and other tech titans.

Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World

By John Chambers

John Chambers is a legendary CEO, having grown annual revenue from $70 million to $47 billion in his more than two decades at Cisco Systems. In his book, Connecting the Dots, John shares the lessons that transformed him from a dyslexic kid from West Virginia into a massively successful chief executive.

(see my interview with John Chambers in Forbes)

Driving Digital Strategy: A Guide to Reimagining Your Business

By Sunil Gupta

As the Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration and Chair of the General Management Program at Harvard Business School, Sunil Gupta spent over a decade studying digital transformations at Fortune 500 companies. In Driving Digital Strategy, Sunil shares tips and best practices by illustrating case studies from companies at the leading edge of digital.

(see my interview with Sunil Gupta in Forbes)

Leading Transformation: How to Take Charge of Your Company’s Future

By Kyle Nel, Nathan Furr, and Thomas Zoega

As the former Executive Director of Lowe’s Innovation Lab, Kyle Nel used innovative processes like narrative-driven innovation and neuroscience-based monitoring to create one of the most successful corporate innovation labs. In Leading Transformation, Kyle and his co-authors reveal the process for envisioning the possible, breaking down resistance, and prototyping the future, and show how leading companies are applying these lessons.

(see my interview with Kyle Nel in Forbes)

Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence

By Ajay Agrawal

What does artificial intelligence mean for your business? This is the question that Ajay Agarwal and his co-authors tackle in Prediction Machines. In short, the Rotman School of Management professors argue that advances in AI equate to a cost reduction in prediction. With this frame, they offer practical advice to business leaders on how to navigate the rapid change. 

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

By Steven Pinker

Bill Gates declared this his favorite book of all time. Harvard psychologist and author, Steven Pinker, analyzes recent data on homicide, war, poverty, pollution and more and comes to conclusion that we are doing better on each front and on many others compared to just 30 years ago. He notes, “We will never have a perfect world, and it would be dangerous to seek one. But there’s no limit to the betterments we can attain if we continue to apply knowledge to enhance human flourishing.” In a year that included so much providing reasons to feel a bit pessimistic, this is a good pick-me-up…with data to back it up. Though not technically a technology book, technology is at the root of many of the changes for the better.

Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

By Hannah Fry

British mathematician Hannah Fry is one of the best STEM explainers and popularizers today. In Hello World, Hannah shares a vision for the not-too-distant future when major societal decisions are made by algorithms, and what that means for the world we live in.

Thanks to Brandon Metzger for his help in aggregating this list.

Peter High is President of Metis Strategy, a business and IT advisory firm. His latest book is Implementing World Class IT Strategy. He is also the author of World Class IT: Why Businesses Succeed When IT Triumphs. Peter moderates the Forum on World Class IT podcast series. He speaks at conferences around the world. Follow him on Twitter @PeterAHigh.

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Driving Digital Technique: A Guide to Reimagining Your Service

By Sunil Gupta

As the Edward W. Carter Teacher of Service Administration and Chair of the General Management Program at Harvard Service School, Sunil Gupta invested over a years studying digital improvements at Fortune500 business. In Driving Digital Technique, Sunil shares ideas and finest practices by highlighting case research studies from business at the leading edge of digital.

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Knowledge Now: The Case for Factor, Science, Humanism, and Development

By Steven Pinker

Costs Gates stated this his preferred book of perpetuity. Harvard psychologist and author, Steven Pinker, evaluates current information on murder, war, hardship, contamination and more and comes to conclusion that we are doing much better on each front and on numerous others compared to simply30 years back. He keeps in mind,” We will never ever have a best world, and it would threaten to look for one. However there’s no limitation to the improvements we can achieve if we continue to use understanding to boost human thriving.” In a year that consisted of a lot supplying factors to feel a bit downhearted, this is an excellent pick-me-up … with information to back it up. Though not technically an innovation book, innovation

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These are 10 innovation books that captured my eye in2018 If you have not read them, include them to your reading list for the year ahead.

AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

By Kai-Fu Lee

As the previous President of Google China and now Chairman and CEO of among China’s prominent equity capital companies, couple of individuals are much better placed to talk to the quick advancement of China’s AI environment. In AI Superpowers, Dr. Lee compares the techniques China and the United States are requiring to AI and shares his point of view on the ramifications for the worldwide economy.

((********************************************************************************** )see my interview with Kai-Fu Lee in Forbes )

Leading 10 Innovation Books of2018 Credit: Peter High

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What’s Your Digital Service Design?: 6 Concerns to Assist You Develop the Next-Generation Business

By Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner

Based upon years of research study at MIT’s Center for Details Systems Research Study (CISR), Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner have actually discovered that digitization is moving business’ company designs from worth chains to digital environments, and from fuzzy to clear understandings of end consumer requirements. What’s Your Digital Service Design? provides executives a clear roadmap for reacting to digital modification.

Procedure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Structure Rock the World with OKRs

By John Doerr

John Doerr was initially presented to the goals and crucial outcomes (OKR) structure while working for Intel. When John signed up with the equity capital company KPCB, he brought OKRs with him and presented the principle to his portfolio business. In Procedure What Matters , John shares the goal-setting system that has actually ended up being main to the success of Google and other tech titans.

Linking the Dots: Lessons for Management in a Start-up World

By John Chambers

John Chambers is a famous CEO, having actually grown yearly earnings from $ 70 million to $ 47 billion in his more than 20 years at Cisco Systems. In his book, Linking the Dots , John shares the lessons that changed him from a dyslexic kid from West Virginia into an enormously effective president.

( see my interview with John Chambers in Forbes )

Driving Digital Technique: A Guide to Reimagining Your Service

By Sunil Gupta

As the Edward W. Carter Teacher of Service Administration and Chair of the General Management Program at Harvard Service School, Sunil Gupta invested over a years studying digital improvements at Fortune 500 business. In Driving Digital Technique , Sunil shares ideas and finest practices by highlighting case research studies from business at the leading edge of digital.

( see my interview with Sunil Gupta in Forbes )

Leading Improvement: How to Organize Your Business’s Future

By Kyle Nel, Nathan Furr, and Thomas Zoega

As the previous Executive Director of Lowe’s Development Laboratory, Kyle Nel utilized ingenious procedures like narrative-driven development and neuroscience-based tracking to develop among the most effective business development laboratories. In Leading Improvement , Kyle and his co-authors expose the procedure for picturing the possible, breaking down resistance, and prototyping the future, and demonstrate how prominent business are using these lessons.

( see my interview with Kyle Nel in Forbes )

Forecast Devices: The Easy Economics of Expert System

By Ajay Agrawal

What does expert system mean for your company? This is the concern that Ajay Agarwal and his co-authors deal with in Forecast Devices. In other words, the Rotman School of Management teachers argue that advances in AI relate to an expense decrease in forecast. With this frame, they use useful recommendations to magnate on how to browse the quick modification.

Knowledge Now: The Case for Factor, Science, Humanism, and Development

By Steven Pinker

Costs Gates stated this his preferred book of perpetuity. Harvard psychologist and author, Steven Pinker, evaluates current information on murder, war, hardship, contamination and more and comes to conclusion that we are doing much better on each front and on numerous others compared to simply 30 years back. He keeps in mind, “We will never ever have a best world, and it would threaten to look for one. However there’s no limitation to the improvements we can achieve if we continue to use understanding to boost human thriving.” In a year that consisted of a lot supplying factors to feel a bit downhearted, this is an excellent pick-me-up … with information to back it up. Though not technically an innovation book, innovation is at the root of much of the modifications for the much better.

Hi World: How to be Human in the Age of the Device

By Hannah Fry

British mathematician Hannah Fry is among the very best STEM explainers and popularizers today. In Hi World , Hannah shares a vision for the not-too-distant future when significant social choices are made by algorithms, and what that implies for the world we reside in.

Thanks to Brandon Metzger for his aid in aggregating this list.

Peter High is President of Metis Technique , a company and IT advisory company. His most current book is Carrying Out World Class IT Technique He is likewise the author of World Class IT: Why Companies Are Successful When IT Triumphs Peter moderates the Online Forum on World Class IT podcast series. He speaks at conferences around the globe. Follow him on Twitter @PeterAHigh

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