Data Crush Wins getAbstract International Book Award

image of getabstract company logoWe’re delighted to share great news from the Frankfurt Book Fair. Data Crush: How the Information Tidal Wave is Driving New Business Opportunities by Christopher Surdak was honored with an International Book Award by getAbstract.

Beginning 14 years ago, getAbstract has recognized the best business titles as measured by innovation, style, and applicability—selecting two English-language and two German-language titles. Past winners include Malcolm Gladwell as well as Nobel laureates.

This year’s prizewinning English titles are Data Crush and The Frackers by Gregory Zuckerman.

Photo of Nancy Roberson, President and Publisher of AMACOM and Chris Surdak, author of Data CrushWe are very excited that Data Crush—which looks at the vast amount of data generated by mobilization, digital communication, and technological innovation and how machines will outpace human communication and decision-making—has been honored with this prestigious award!

Chris Surdak and our president and publisher, Nancy Roberson, accepted the award at a ceremony at the Frankfurt Book Fair last week.

Congratulations to Chris and the other honorees!



2 responses to “Data Crush Wins getAbstract International Book Award

  1. Andy Ambraziejus

    I read it last summer and recommend it to everyone. A look at the future. A little mind-blowing perhaps (my refrigerator will tell me which food is about to spoil soon unless I use it, etc.), but a lot of great ideas for businesses and how they can start adapting to the future now.

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