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.
The age-old feud between the IT department and the rest of the organization needs to end. This book discusses how a three-pronged solution to this problem will make IT one of your organization's greatest assets.
Energy Efficient Servers: Blueprints for Data Center Optimization introduces engineers and IT professionals to the power management technologies and techniques used in energy efficient servers. The book includes a deep examination of different features used in processors, memory, interconnects, I/O devices, and other platform components. It outlines the power and performance impact of these features and the role firmware and software play in initialization and control.
Over 500 screen visuals and clear-cut instructions guide you through the features of Excel 2010, from formulas and charts to navigating around a worksheet and understanding Visual Basic for Applications and macros.
What was it like when they were just a couple friends with an idea? Founders like Steve Wozniak (Apple), Caterina Fake (Flickr), Mitch Kapor (Lotus), Max Levchin (PayPal), and Sabeer Bhatia (Hotmail) tell you in their own words about their surprising and often very funny discoveries as they learned how to build a company.
Going Corporate: A Geek's Guide provides technology professionalsincluding programmers, engineers, designers, and analyststhe information necessary to make the transition from techie in the trenches to project manager, mid-level manager, consultantor even CIO, CTO, or CEO.
In How to Create the Next Facebook, tech guru Tom Taulli crystallizes the process by which Facebook was shepherded from idea to IPO to provide a guided blueprint for budding entrepreneurs who are ready to start building their own great business.
The iPhone is cool, and the iPhone is fun, but the iPhone also means serious business. For those of you who bought your iPhones to help get your lives organized and free yourselves from the ball and chain of desktop computing, iPhone at Work: Productivity for Professionals is the book to show you how.
Practical help in the form of humorous and biting anecdotes designed for managers, or anyone facing the role of "manager," and wondering why they would ever leave the safe world of bits and bytes for the messy world of managing humans.
Metrics: How to Improve Key Business Results is a practical guide to building a metrics program to help improve key business outcomes. It provides the tools for developing real solutions to real problems.