Good summer reading

Posted on 13th August 2018

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Written by Julian Blake, Editor at DigitalAgenda

We’re well into holiday season, so if you haven’t found your beachside food for thought yet you’d best hurry. DigitalAgenda asked its Impact Awards judges for their recommendations for ‘good’ reads over this summer.

Summer-ReadingJustin Cooke – Northzone/FutureLearn/Unicef

Origin Story by David Christian

“To work out where you are going sometimes it’s useful to know where we have come from.”

Dan Sutch – CAST Tech for Good

The Startup Way: How Entrepreneurial Management Transforms Culture and Drives Growth by Eric Ries

Sense and Respond: How Successful Organizations Listen to Customers and Create New Products Continuously by Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden

“Good guiding principles for digital design and org change, which underlie all our work with charities at CAST”.

Mike Bracken – Public Digital

Digital Transformation At Scale: Why the Strategy is Delivery, by Andrew Greenway, Ben Terrett and Mike Bracken.

“Public Digital’s own book.”

Jess Tyrrell – Ustwo

You Are Not A Gadget: A Manifesto by Jaron Lanier

Reclaiming Conversation, The Power of Talk in the Digital Age, by Sherry Turkle

“Both oldies but goodies”

Andrew Huddart – UCL Innovation and Enterprise

Measuring Up by UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development (UKSSD)

“Report into progress in meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals that offers a proper nuanced view, as well as gaps and challenge areas”.

Julian Blake – DigitalAgenda

How to Fix the Future: Staying Human in the Digital Age by Andrew Keen

“Provocative stuff on preserving human values in a digital world from a speaker at October’s DigitalAgenda ‘Power & Responsibility’ summit.”

Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team by Simon Sinek

“Practical follow-up to find-your-purpose bestseller Start With Why”

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