June 2011

In case you missed the event or the book was sold out – take 33 seconds to view the list of the top 33 best selling books at the Innovate Conference. A record number of books were sold representing over 200 different titles.

Simply cut and paste the ISBN to Amazon or your favorite retailer. I’ve highlighted the IBM Press books.  The Distributed Scrum  book sold like hotcakes!


ISBN Book Title
978-1600379444 Eureka!: Discover and Enjoy the Hidden Power of the English
978-0071621618 Software Engineering Best Practices
978-0137041138 A Practical Guide to Distrubted Scrum
9780321509352 The Economics of Iterative Software
9780470891421 Smart or Lucky
9781849681605 IBM Rational Team Concert
9780986519406 SDLC 3.0: Beyond a Tacit Understanding of Agile
978-0321636454 The Jazz Process
9780470876411 Business Model Generation
9780071452298 The Art of Talking to Anyone
978-0131479418 Agile estimating
9781435459137 Scrum in Action
9781591398394 Enterprise Architecture as Strategy
9781601630148 Time Management in an Instant
978-0321637703 Coaching Agile Teams
978-0071379441 Dealing with People You Can’t Stand
978-0071484374 Perfect Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People
978-1934356586 The Agile Samaria
978-0130676344 Agile Software Development with Scrum
9780123741516 Business Modeling
9780446698498 Working with you is killing me
9781401309701 Power of Less
9780071636087 Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs
9780596522698 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know
9780596806026 HTML 5 Up and Running
9780596100162 Information Dashboard Design
9780596517786 Your Brain – the Missing Manual
978-0321580511 Implementing Automated Software Testing
9780321525659 Presentation Zen
978-0137035717 The Art of Enterprise Information Architecture
9780321704450 The Naked Presenter
9780321238085 Visual Modeling with IBM® Rational® Software Architect and UML™




Just got the following communication from our publishing partner.  This is great news.

Previously you could only access the store via the iBook app from your iPad or iPhone/iTouch.  Now Books have come to the iTunes store.  Raising Books priority within the iTunes environment should  increase  eBook sales via this eTailer.

Today folks can read these eBooks via the iBooks app on iPad, iPhone and later versions of iTouch.



Books Signings at Innovate

Meet the Authors at the Conference Bookstore 

Monday, June 6 – 1:00pm

Enterprise Architecture As Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution by Jeanne W. Ross

Tuesday, June 7,  1:30pm

Software Engineering Best Practices: Lessons from Successful Projects in the Top Companies by Capers Jones


Tuesday, June 7, 10:30am

The Economics of Iterative Software Development: Steering Toward Better Business Results by Walker Royce

Eureka!: Discover and Enjoy the Hidden Power of the English Language by Walker Royce

 Tuesday, June 7, 3:30pm

 Smart or Lucky: How Technology Leaders Turn Chance into Success by Judith Hurwitz

Cloud Computing for Dummies by Judith Hurwitz

Also – at the bookstore you will be able to pre-order the following new IBM Press book and have it shipped to your home or office.

Work Item Management with IBM Rational ClearQuest and Jazz