IT Management Slideshow: Five Books About Technology Projects

By Edward Cone  |  Posted 05-05-2009
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Successful projects require big-picture vision, attention to detail, and persistence. Failures, meanwhile, can be highly instructive. These books show how technology jobs bring out the best and the worst in people.

Five Books About Technology Projects

The Soul of a New Machine

by Tracy Kidder

Back Bay Books, 2000 (first published 1981)

The Pulitzer Prize-winner about minicomputer design at Data General set the standard for IT books.

Five Books About Technology Projects
 
 
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Ed Cone has worked as a contributing editor at Wired, a staff writer at Forbes, a senior writer for Ziff Davis with Baseline and Interactive Week, and as a freelancer based in Paris and then North Carolina for a wide variety of magazines and papers including the International Herald Tribune, Texas Monthly, and Playboy. He writes an opinion column in his hometown paper, the Greensboro News & Record, and publishes the semi-popular EdCone.com weblog. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Lisa, two kids, and a dog.
 
 
 

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