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Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It
My seventh book examines how we communicate, use, and often misuse language and technology at work. It’s time for us to examine not only what we say, but how we say it. Wiley will be publishing it in March of 2015.
“Simon has given us a 21st-century guide to communicating that is both personal and universal.”
—David H. Freeman, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic, and author of Wrong and A Perfect Mess
The Visual Organization: Data Visualization, Big Data, and the Quest for Better Decisions
“Through a mix of analysis and synthesis, Simon demonstrates how it’s possible to see not only the forest, but the trees.”
–Brad Feld, Foundry Group Managing Director and co-author, Startup Life
Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data
“In the tradition of Malcolm Gladwell and Chris Anderson, Simon takes a complex topic and makes you think about it differently through real-world storytelling that resonates.”
–Jay Baer, author of Youtility: Why Smart Companies are Helping not Selling
The Age of the Platform: How Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google Have Redefined Business
“Essential reading on the state of business today–and where it is going. Ignore this book at your own peril.”
–Adrian C. Ott, award-winning author, The 24-Hour Customer
The New Small: How a New Breed of Small Businesses Is Harnessing the Power of Emerging Technologies
“A powerful, important, and eye-opening book. The New Small is a very big idea. Read it, but be warned: You may want to change your life once you’ve finished it.”
—Mitch Joel, President, Twist Image and author of Six Pixels of Separation
The Next Wave of Technologies: Opportunities in Chaos
“If you make a living in IT, you must read this book.”
—David Siegel, author of Pull: The Power of the Semantic Web
Why New Systems Fail: An Insider's Guide to Successful IT Projects
“This book offers practical advice on why IT projects run late, over-budget, or do not achieve planned results. The framework is clear and the examples compelling, making this book a manifesto for success.”
—Michael Krigsman, ZDNet Blogger on IT Project Failures