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In CTOs at Work, the authors interview many of the world's most influential CTOs, discussing with them the issues you would want to ask of them.  The result is an outstanding companion volume to the highly acclaimed Coders at Work, Venture Capitalists at Work and the other books in Apress' elite At Work series.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3593-4
  • 330 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: January 24, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $29.99
  • eBook Price: $20.99
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Scott Donaldson, Stanley Siegel and Gary Donaldson interview many of the world's most influential chief technology officers in CTOs at Work, offering a brand-new companion volume to the highly acclaimed elite At Work books including Coders at WorkCIOS at Work and Venture Capitalists at Work. As the words “at work” suggest, the authors focus on how their interviewees tackle the day-to-day work of the CTO while revealing much more: how they got there, how they manage and allocate projects, and how they interact with business units and ensure that their companies take advantage of technologies, teamwork, and software development practices to respond to organizational needs and improve employee productivity. Surveying a variety of unique corporations, CTOs at Work offers insights into the present and future of CTOs in organizations around the world.

Other books in the Apress At Work Series: 

Coders at Work, Seibel, 978-1-4302-1948-4
Venture Capitalists at Work, Shah & Shah, 978-1-4302-3837-9
CIOs at Work, Yourdon, 978-1-4302-3554-5
Founders at Work, Livingston,  978-1-4302-1078-8
European Founders at Work, Santos, 978-1-4302-3906-2
Women Leaders at Work, Ghaffari, 978-1-4302-3729-7
Advertisers at Work, Tuten, 978-1-4302-3828-7
Gamers at Work, Ramsay. 978-1-4302-3351-0

What you’ll learn

  • How many chief technical officers from the world's leading corporations do their job, and the skills they consider most essential for carrying out their work effectively
  • Interesting applications of technology and software development used to increase productivity or profitability in today's leading organizations
  • The technology and business-related challenges and opportunities that CTOs foresee in years to come

Who this book is for

Anyone interested in how a CTO views the use of technologies in an organization and leads its software development initiatives. This book is especially useful for managers, developers, and IT personnel charged with using automation to increase productivity. Indeed, it's not just for aspiring CTOs, but also for project managers, software engineers, and application developers who want a better understanding of the strategies their senior IT executives employ to make their organizations as productive and competitive as possible.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. SAIC
  2. CA Technologies  
  3. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  4. Polar Star Consulting
  5. BPL Global
  6. NPR
  7. Mind Over Machines
  8. Gartner, Inc.
  9. Springer
  10. TinEye/Idée
  11. MAPA Group
  12. Johnson & Johnson, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  13. Gerson Lehrman Group
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