#1, The Best IT-Business Books of 2009
CIO Insight, December, 2009

IT managers who find themselves trapped in a stifling, constrained environment, shut out from key business decisions, will find the book a valuable guide for moving their organizations into a new era of strategic business importance.
Processor, November 6, 2009

"We'd recommend this book to any under-appreciated CIO seeking self-improvement, and to executives trying to extract greater value from their IT spend..."
ZDNet UK, October, 2009
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"The Business Savvy CIOs Little Red Handbook for Success"
Michael Vizard, IT Business Edge, October 1, 2009
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What IT Can Do for Your Company
Stacy Blackman, Back to B-School blog, BNET, September 29, 2009
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"Is there any tougher job than being a CIO? With this book, it just got a lot easier. With deep research based on in-depth studies of leading CIOs, Hunter and Westerman arm IT managers with the know-how and practical advice to ensure IT "matters" as an essential driver of value and competitiveness."
Don Tapscott, Chairman, nGenera Insight, co-author Wikinomics

"Through in-depth practical examples, this book, better than any other, captures not only how a CIO adds business value, but how the CIO can best communicate what is being done. This is a very important book for both CIOs and CEOs."
Warren McFarlan, T.J. Dermot Dunphy Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

"As the world's leading healthcare services company, McKesson depends on the value created by IT - for our company and for our customers. The program outlined by Richard Hunter and George Westerman in The Real Business of IT will help other senior executives increase the value that IT delivers to their organizations."
John Hammergren, Chairman and CEO, McKesson Corporation

"Authoritative and easy to read, The Real Business of IT presents how to communicate and evangelize the value of IT as a function of money. It represents a vital step forward for managing IT and for CIOs looking to become one of the key senior officers in an organization."
Jack M. Cooper, Founder, President and CEO, JMCooper & Associates

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