"Nicholas Carr, ex Head of Harvard Business Review and author of rather misunderstood "IT does not matter" describes the cloud computing revolution very, very well in a 2 Part book: (i) The Internet is following the same developmental path as electric power did 100 years ago. (ii) The economic, social and other issues associated with the Internet becoming the platform and marketplace for commerce."
"John Hagel and JSB have written another excellent book exploring the paradigm shift in business brought about by innovations in communication technology. This explores how we have moved from a 'push' world to one of 'pull'. Clear and factual."
"Andrew McAfee, Harvard Professor and one of the most insightful on the future of business explains Enterprise 2.0 in the context of case studies and examples with key concepts from economics, sociology, computer science, consumer psychology, and management studies."
"Eric von Hippel (MIT Professor) argues that manufacturers should redesign their innovation processes and that they should systematically seek out innovations developed by users. This book has become a corner stone of open-system thinking."
"Ken tell the story of how Google formed and crashed into traditional media businesses-from newspapers to books, to television, to movies, to telephones, to advertising, to Microsoft. With unprecedented access to Google's founders and executives, as well as to those in media who are struggling to keep their heads above water, Auletta reveals how the industry is being disrupted and redefined."
"Written with the full cooperation of founder Mark Zuckerberg, the book follows the company from its genesis to the present. David is at his best discussing the social implications of the site, from the changing notions of privacy to why and how people use Facebook."