7 must-read books for digital business leaders: Win a book

7 must-read books for digital business leaders: Win a book

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, taking place on May 23, will bring together academics, IT leaders, and industry experts to discuss what it takes to make the critical leap from digital vision to execution. The annual event is a must-attend for CIOs, but if you can't make it this year, we've got your back.

We've hand-picked seven books from MIT Press and speakers at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium that will bring their actionable insights and strategies to your fingertips. See below for our picks, and enter your email address for a chance to win a book of your choice from the list. Best of luck!

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Enter your valid, business email address in the field below. This is where we will contact you if you've won. The contest will close on Friday, May 25, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Winners will be notified on or around Tuesday, May 29, 2018. For more details, visit the official contest rules

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The Books:

How to Go Digital: Practical Wisdom to Help Drive Your Organization's Digital Transformation (The Digital Future of Management) 

By: MIT Sloan Management Review

About: Essential reading and advice for developing a digital strategy and successfully leading in a digital world. 


The Inversion Factor: How to Thrive in the IoT Economy

By: Linda Bernardi, Sanjay Sarma, and Kenneth Traub 

About: Why companies must abandon a product-first mentality, and how the IoT era is powering new ways to meet customer needs. 



Innovating: A Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

By: Luis Perez-Breva

About: A hands-on guide to help executives quickly go from idea to experimentation to innovation. 


Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation

By: Gretchen Ki Steidle 

About: A guide for integrating mindfulness into every aspect of conscious social change and neuroscientific evidence for its benefits. 


Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

By: Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson 

About: A blueprint for understanding and thriving in the world of machine learning and AI. 



Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy - and How to Make Them Work for You

By: Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Paul Choudary

About: An "owner's manual" for creating successful platform businesses and how traditional companies can adapt in the new economy. 


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

By: Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner

About: A practical framework to help executives figure out where they fit in the digital business landscape and how to get there. 

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