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A partial list of memorable non-fiction books that I have read. Refer to my Resource List for many additional books related to my current interests.

Product Management

Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love, 2nd Edition, by Marty Cagan (2018)

The Lean Product Playbook: How to Innovate with Minimum Viable Products and Rapid Customer Feedback, by Dan Olsen (2015)

The Lean Startup, by Eric Ries (2011)

Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing Uncertainty, by C. Todd Lombardo, Bruce McCarthy, Evan Ryan, and Michael Connors (2017)


Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers, by Geoffrey Moore (2014)

The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail, by Clayton Christensen (2015 edition)

The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO’s Strategies for Beating the Devil’s Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization, by Tom Kelley and Jonathan Littman (2006)

Winning at New Products: Creating Value Through Innovation, by Robert G. Cooper (2017


Content Design, by Sarah Richards (2017)

The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition, by Don Norman (2013)

Business Analysis

Beyond the Obvious: Killer Questions That Spark Game-Changing Innovation, by Phil McKinney

Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision-Making – Third Edition, by Sam Kaner (2014)

Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers, by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, and James Macanufo (2010)

Open Space Technology: A User’s Guide, by Harrison Owen (2008)

Software Requirements – Third Edition, by Karl Wiegers and Joy Beatty (2013)

When Coffee and Kale Compete: Become great at making products people will buy, by Alan Klement (2018)

Writing Effective Use Cases, by Alistair Cockburn (2001)

Data Analytics, Data Science, Data Visualization, and AI

Journey to Data Scientist: Interviews with More Than Twenty Amazing Data Scientists, by Kate Strachnyi (2017)

#MakeoverMonday: Improving How We Visualize and Analyze Data, One Chart at a Time, by Andy Kriebel and Eva Murray (2018)

Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals, by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic (2015)


Scrum Product Ownership: Navigating the Forest AND the Trees – Third Edition , by Bob Galen (2019)


The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary, by Eric Raymond. (2001)

The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition, by Frederick Brooks, Jr. (1995)

Lean and Six Sigma

The Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt Handbook, by Govindarajan Ramu (2016)

Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy, 2nd Edition, by Masaaki Imai (2012)

Lean Production Simplified: A Plain-Language Guide to the World’s Most Powerful Production System 3rd Edition, by Pascal Dennis (2015)

Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More, by Mark Graban (2018)

Seeing the Whole Value Stream: Second Edition, by Daniel T. Jones and James P. Womack (2011)

The Toyota Way, by Jeffrey Liker (2003)


Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, by Roger Fisher, William L. Ury, and Bruce Patton (2011

Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World, by Margaret J. Wheatley (2006)

Management of Organizational Behavior, by Paul Hersey, Kenneth H. Blanchard, Dewey E. Johnson (2012, Tenth Edition)

Personal Mastery, System Thinking, and Psychology

The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life Paper, by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander (2000)

Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get From Good to Great, by Carmine Gallo (2018)

How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day, by Michael J. Gelb (2009)

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath (2007)

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, by Eckhart Tolle (1999 original publish)

The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion, by John Hagel, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison (2010)

QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life, by John G. Miller (2004)

Simple_Complexity: A Management Book For The Rest of Us: A Guide to Systems Thinking, by William (Willy) Donaldson (2017)

Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman (2011)

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful, by Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter (2007)

Working Out Loud: For a better career and life, by John Stepper (2015)
Mind-map: PDF | MS Word

Knowledge Management

Conversational Design, by Erika Hall (2018)

Cultivating Communities of Practice, by Etienne Wenger, Richard McDermott, and William M. Snyder (2002)

Everyday Information Architecture, by Lisa Maria Martin (2019)
Mind-map: PDF | MS Word

Key Issues in the New Knowledge Management, by Joseph M. Firestone and Mark W. McElroy (2003)

Knowledge Management: A Guide for Your Journey to Best-Practice Processes, by Carla O’Dell, Susan Elliott, and Cindy Hubert (2000)

Knowledge Unplugged: The McKinsey Global Survey of Knowledge Management, by Jurgen Kluge, Wolfram Stein, and Thomas Light. (2001)

Leveraging Communities of Practice for Strategic Advantage, by Hubert Saint-Onge and Debra Wallace (2003)

Net Work: A Practical Guide to Creating and Sustaining Networks at Work and in the World, by Patti Anklam (2007)

The Organization of Information – 4th Edition, by Daniel Joudrey and Arlene Taylor (2017)