September 2012


The conference bookstore is going to be hopping at IBM IOD.  In addition to over 250 titles to choose from, there will be free IBM Redbooks along with a host of other free books written by IBMers.  We’ve just finalized the book signings.  Mark your calendars and meet the authors. FYI, The Signal and the Noise: Why Some Predictions Fail and Some Don’t, is written by Nate Silver who is going to giving keynote.  Good stuff!

The House Advantage Sunday 11:30-12:00
DB2 10 for z/OS Database Administration Monday 2:00-3:00
Introduction to IMS -Second Edition Tuesday 11:00-12:00
DB2 Developer’s Guide Tuesday 12:00-1:00
Database Administration Tuesday 12:00-1:00
Selling Information Governance Tuesday -1:00-2:00
Big Data Governance Tuesday1:00-2:00
Data Virtualization Monday 3:00-4:00
The Signal and the Noise Wed 10:15-11:15


Guy Kawasaki and Dan Heath were popular keynotes at this IBM Conference and hence attendees were quick to line up for the book signings to meet the authors and buy their books.  Guy’s Enchantment and Dan’s Made to Stick and Switch were the best sellers.  With almost 200 titles to choose from, the following are top twenty-five best sellers.  IBM’s Sandy Carter’s book, Get Bold – Using Social Media to Create a New Type of Social Business,  was the best-selling IBM Press book.

ISBN Book Title
9781591843795 Enchantment
9780385528757 Switch
9781400064281 Made to Stick
9781422131671 Not for Free
9780470876411 Business Model Generation
9781449397678 Gamification  by Design
9780071738651 Little Blackbook of Management
9780470239599 Multi-channel marketing
9780470601785 Visual Meetings
9780071452298 The Art of Talking to Anyone
9780470529393 Web Analytics 2.0
9781885167668 Jeffrey Gitomers Little Black Book
9780071746571 Optimization Edge 
9780071739566 Organizing for Success
9780071493048 Perfect Phrases for Dealing w Difficult People
9780321704450 The Naked Presenter
9780071379441 Dealing with People You Cant Stand
9781576754221 Eat That Frog
9780132618311 Get Bold
9781576603451 Guide to Supply Chain
9780321525659 Presentation Zen
9780470632017 Resonate
9780133017373 Supply Chain Network Design
9780789747273 Branding Yourself
9781118147849 Complete B2B Marketing