This is a big year for technology, with the rise of generative AI sparking new conversations about how technology will shape the future of work and society as a whole. The following books offer a variety of perspectives on recent developments in data and AI and resources to help leaders navigate an increasingly complex and rapidly changing technology environment.
The Coming Wave: Technology, Power, and the Biggest Dilemma of the 21st Centuryby Mustafa Suleiman and Michael Bhaskar
Co-founder of DeepMind and Inflection AI, Suleiman is a pioneer in artificial intelligence. He and Bhaskar believe that over the next decade we will see a diverse selection of highly capable and rapidly proliferating new technologies.in coming waveThey explain how these technologies pose existential dilemmas as we try to control them. On the one hand there is unregulated use and on the other hand there is overbearing surveillance.
Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of the New Tycoonwritten by Michael Lewis
Lewis’s latest book is a psychological portrait of the dramatic rise and fall of FTX founder Sam Bankman Fried, who became the cryptocurrency leader almost overnight and was the world’s youngest billionaire before losing it all. It depicts a story. Lewis tells his story from the vantage point of having witnessed the rise and fall firsthand in that room.
Act fast and fix things: A trusted leader’s guide to solving tough problems.by Francis X. Frye and Anne Morris.
Facebook’s unofficial motto, “Move fast and break things,” gained a lot of attention across the company, but in a slightly distorted way. This implies that breaking things is just the price an organization pays for innovation, regardless of the cost.
Best-selling authors and leadership experts Francis Fry and Anne Morris believe this way of thinking is deeply flawed and prevents leaders from building truly resilient companies. They argue that there should be no trade-off between speed and excellence, allowing companies to solve difficult problems quickly. and Fix things at the same time. Drawing on their work with leading organizations like Uber and ServiceNow, Frei and Morris share his five key steps leaders can take to quickly solve their organization’s most complex problems every workday. Each time he identifies one.
Power and Progress: Our Millennium Struggle for Technology and Prosperityby Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson
Acemoglu and Johnson revisit a thousand years of history and economics to demonstrate that technological advances do not necessarily lead to a loss of human empathy. power and progress Explore how technology has once been controlled and used for the benefit of many, and how it can be controlled again.
Going all in on AI: How smart companies can achieve big success with artificial intelligenceby Tom Davenport and Nitin Mittal
All-in to AI is an insightful look at the magic behind the success of technology’s leading adopters. While most companies are making small bets on AI, a select few are adopting technology that transforms their products, processes, strategies, and customer relationships and experiences. Using examples from organizations like Anthem, Heian, Airbus, and Capital One, Davenport and Mittal explore what cutting-edge AI looks like and what it takes for organizations to take AI to the next level. We will help you understand.
The world as I see it: Curiosity, exploration, and discovery in the early days of AIwritten by Feifei Li
In her memoir, Feifei Li, a Stanford University professor and AI pioneer, describes how Chinese immigrants living in poverty in the United States overcame adversity to become key contributors to modern artificial intelligence. He describes how he became one of the Whether she’s sharing her own journey or exploring the incredible dangers and opportunities presented by AI, she’s leading her, which Hoffman described as “a testament to the power and potential of humanity.” Tell the story.
Elevate your teams: Enabling your teams to reach their full potential and build a business that develops leaders.written by Robert Glaser
Being a leader is a balancing act. Not only do you need to find and retain top talent, you also need to enable those teams to perform at the highest level and deliver results while avoiding burnout. Glazer’s sequel to his 2019 book, enhanceThis book provides strategies and tools to help leaders maximize the potential of their teams and develop tomorrow’s leaders.
Data is everyone’s business: The basics of data monetizationby Barbara Wixom, Cynthia Bies, and Leslie Owens
The authors, leaders at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research and the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business, have created a guide to help people across the organization (not just data teams) think more broadly about how to turn data into money. Offers. We cover approaches to wrapping products in data and selling broader information offerings, and show how leaders can drive positive outcomes and generate excitement around new data opportunities. .
Think like a CTOwritten by Alan Williamson
In this book, Williamson highlights common themes that CTOs should consider as they work to become the trusted leaders their companies need. We also include commentary from industry experts and veteran CTOs who explain the book’s focus areas, including building strong relationships with executives, building future-proof systems, and leading with data, not passion. Masu.
Wiring for a winning organization: Unleashing our collective greatness through slowing down, simplifying, and expanding.by Gene Kim and Stephen J. Speer
Based on years of research and insights from organizations like Amazon, Apple, and NASA, Kim and Spear explore how leaders create the “social wiring” that drives performance and enables others to thrive. Indicates whether They describe a system for moving problem solving from a high-risk danger zone to a low-risk winning zone and provide strategies for leaders to rewire their organizations.
Peter High is the president Metis strategy, a business and IT consulting company. He has written three of his best-selling books, including his latest. Initiatives for Nimble. he also technology He participates in podcast series and speaks at conferences around the world. Follow him on Twitter @PeterAHigh.