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    • How to Measure Anything

    • Finding the Value of 'Intangibles' in Business
    • By: Douglas W. Hubbard
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 467
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 384
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 376

    Anything can be measured. This bold assertion is the key to solving many problems in business and life in general. The myth that certain things can't be measured is a significant drain on our nation's economy, public welfare, the environment, and even national security. In fact, the chances are good that some part of your life or your professional responsibilities is greatly harmed by a lack of measurement---by you, your firm, or even your government.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Let go of "I don't know"

    • By Douglas C. Bates on 03-16-12

    Regular price: $31.49

    • How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk

    • By: Douglas W. Hubbard, Richard Seiersen
    • Narrated by: Patrick Cronin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Insightful and enlightening, this book will inspire a closer examination of your company's own risk management practices in the context of cybersecurity. The end goal is airtight data protection, so finding cracks in the vault is a positive thing - as long as you get there before the bad guys do. How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk is your guide to more robust protection through better quantitative processes, approaches, and techniques.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • better know math and statistics before diving in

    • By Andy on 03-28-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Failure of Risk Management

    • Why It's Broken and How to Fix It
    • By: Douglas W. Hubbard
    • Narrated by: Jonah Cummings
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    > The Failure of Risk Management takes a close look at misused and misapplied basic analysis methods and shows how some of the most popular "risk management" methods are no better than astrology! Using examples from the 2008 credit crisis, natural disasters, outsourcing to China, engineering disasters, and more, Hubbard reveals critical flaws in risk management methods and shows how all of these problems can be fixed.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a risky read

    • By Sam Motes on 04-27-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Pulse: The New Science & Technology of Harnessing Internet Buzz to Track Threats and Opportunities

    • By: Douglas W. Hubbard
    • Narrated by: Dave Giorgio
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Showing how the Internet can be an incredible tool for businesses and others to measure trends in real time, Pulse describes tools for inexpensive and real-time measurement methodologies businesses can start using right away. This timely book also puts this emerging science and technology in perspective and explains how this new measurement instrument will profoundly change decision making in business and government.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is cutting-edge material

    • By Bluesman on 10-23-12

    Regular price: $19.95