This time of year it isn't only students who are looking to expand their knowledge and broaden their horizons. But where should you start? To help you focus your learning this fall we've compiled a list of books, articles, analyst reports and studies you will find helpful.
- The Future is Faster than You Think: check out the newest book from futurists Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler on how the next ten years of rapid technological disruption will change businesses, industries, and our lives.
- Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen: New York Times bestselling author Dan Heath explores how to switch from reactionary problem solving to preventive problem solving.
- Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World: though it was published in 2017, Originals is increasingly relevant in our current challenging environment. Check it out for advice on how to champion new, unique ideas and solutions within your organization.
- Gartner Top 10 Security Projects for 2020-2021: an outline of some of the most critical security projects enterprises should prioritize over the next year.
- How Data Fuels the Move to Smart Manufacturing: an overview from the MIT Sloan School of Business blog on how data and AI are fundamentally changing the manufacturing industry.
- The CIO’s Guide to Distributed Cloud: a deep dive from Gartner on how distributed cloud is the next generation of cloud computing, and why your organization should be aware of it.
- 7 Best Practices to Build and Maintain Resilient Applications and Infrastructure: our CEO Kris Beevers outlines some ways enterprises can make their IT infrastructure and applications more resilient.
Whitepapers and Reports
- The Future of Remote Work and Software Development: report from Accelerated Strategies and Cloudbees on how the switch to fully remote work is affecting software development teams across enterprises.
- Meeting Application and Access Network Modernization Challenges: a recent report we conducted with IDG Research to dive into how enterprises are addressing the increased urgency around IT modernization.
Presentations and Videos
- 5G and the Future of Networking from Cisco: watch this recorded presentation for a breakdown of how 5G will change nearly every aspect of networking.
- NS1 INS1GHTS Days Containers and Virtualization: check out the replay of our recently held INS1GHTS Days for an in-depth presentation of containers, virtualization, and how they can strengthen your application networking.