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Publications authored by or featuring DEC Connection members since Digital days.  Authors listed alphabetically.

Amidon, Debra M. (d. August 13, 2016)

Founder and CEO, ENTOVATION International Ltd. - www.entovation.com

Anklam, Patti
  • Net Work: A Practical Guide to Creating and Sustaining Networks at Work and in the World

     Published April 2007, Butterworth-Heinemann

Independent consultant specializing in social network analysis and collaboration - www.pattianklam.com

Cunningham, Jean and Orest Fuime with Emily Adams


  • Real Numbers: Management Accounting for Lean Organization

Published April, 2003, Managing Times Press

Real life experiences in implementing lean in manufacturing and the implications and opportunities for the finance and accounting organization.

  • Easier, Simpler, Faster: Systems Strategy for Lean IT

Jean Cunningham and Duane Jones

Published February, 2007, Productivity Press

Based on real experience at Lantech in developing and applying appropriate information systems for the lean organization.

  • Lean Accounting: Best Practices for Sustainable Integration

Joe Stenzel, Editor

Published March 2007, Wiley House

Jean Cunningham contributed chapter 9, "Lean Application in Accounting Environments".

Founder of Jean Cunningham Consulting, www.jeancunninghamconsulting.com

Geoffrey Darnton

gdarnton@darnton.info (UK)

  • Nuclear Weapons and International Law, 3rd edition

  • Published 8 August 2021, Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.  A companion book to below.  This book puts in your hands a summary of the key reasons why nuclear weapons have been illegal since the birth of the bomb.

  • On the 8th August 2020 (the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Nuremberg Charter) a substantially updated version of one of my books, Nuclear Weapons and International Law, 3rd edition will be published.


R. J. DiDonato

DiDonato & Associates


RJ is writing a chapter in an upcoming book, Roadmap to Success, by Deepak Chopra and Ken Blanchard, author of the One Minute Manager series of books. The chapter is about mentoring.  RJ used DEC and his experience with Irwin "Jake" Jacobs as an example of what was right in the world of business and management.  Click here to read his chapter, DEC Roadmap to Success.

Earls, Alan R. 

Alan Earls, a contractor in the ASAP co-marketing program at Marlboro in the 1990s has just co-authored (with Dr. Bob Krim at Framingham State) a new book, Boston Made: From Revolution to Robotics, Innovations that Changed the World. available online and at local bookstores. The book covers 400 years of "innovation culture" and includes the story of core memory, invented by Ken Olsen mentor, Jay Forrester (also a DEC board member) in the early 1950s. Earls previously wrote "Digital Equipment Corporation" and "Route 128 and the Birth of the Age of High Tech" for Arcadia Publishing. More information is available at BostonMadeBook.com

  • Digital Equipment Corporation, Massachusetts

Published June 2004, Arcadia Publishing

Alan's Digital book is part of the following series:

For more information, please visit www.Route128History.org and www.alanearls.com.

Ferguson, Ian M.


Author page on Amazon.com

  • Dolphin

  • Nov 12, 2021

It's available online, paperback, and hardcopy this time. Hoping you’ll give it a read and a review. Here’s a synopsis: Professor William Zucker, a talented biologist from MIT, has long held a single-minded dream; to be able to talk to the smartest animal on earth besides humans … dolphins. He has pilfered and improved on all the latest AI technologies related to synthesized voice and natural language/self-learning, staking his career on achieving a goal that could lead to a Nobel Prize. The thing he and his research team forgot to figure on was ‘What if it works?’ This miscalculation will become life-threatening for him and others and take lots of creative maneuvering to close that Pandora’s box.

Ian MacGregor Ferguson was born in Glasgow, Scotland and grew up in Toronto and Montreal. A graduate Electrical Engineer, he spent his entire career in the computer field in Canada and the USA and led four international companies as COO or CEO with offices in Asia and Europe.

Ian took up writing fiction in the 90s while still at DEC (22 years in US and Canada) and has 7 fiction novels and a short story published on Amazon.

Reboot Your Life: Energize Your Career & Life by Taking a Break

Foley, Rita    (d. March 30, 2016)

Published April 2011.  Visit www.rebootbreaks.com for workshops and more information.  

Hebert, Charlotte

Numbering Stars

Published December 2006 by Lulu

Charlotte Hebert is a technical writer-turned novelist.  She is featured in Entrepreneur of the month.  See her website at www.lulu.com/charlottehebert.

Hughes, Roland
  • The Minimum You Need to Know to Be an OpenVMS Application Developer  - Published December 2006
  • The Minimum You Need to Know About Java on OpenVMS, Volume 1 - Published July 2006
  • The Minimum You Need to Know About Logic to Work in IT

Published by Logikal Solutions, Distributed by Big River Distribution

Roland Hughes is President of Logikal Solutions, a business applications consulting firm specializing in VMS platforms.

Miller, Avram

  • The Flight of a Wild Duck: An Improbable Journey through Life and Technology

        Published 1 September 2021


     Link to Amazon.com


Never one to follow a conventional path, Miller broke away from a difficult childhood, leaving home to become a merchant seaman and later a hippie and activist in 1960s San Francisco. Though he had no formal education, his childhood interest in electronics provided him with a foundation in technology, and he ended up working in medical research. He was appointed as an associate professor at twenty-nine. He later transitioned from a successful medical science career to the computer industry, landing at Intel, where he co-founded Intel Capital, one of the top venture capital organizations in the world.

The Flight of a Wild Duck is rich with personal stories, told with humor and honesty, interwoven with the history of the computer industry. Throughout, Miller provides insights into the legendary industry pioneers with whom he worked, including Andy Grove, Bill Gates, and Ken Olsen. The book documents several critical events that gave rise to the personal computer, the internet, and the creation of broadband communication, in which Miller played a leading role.

Molloy, Mary A.

  • Design Your Own Destiny: Life Planning for the 21st Century

Published 9 Dec 2012

  • The Buck Starts Here: Profit-Based Sales & Marketing Made Easy, 2nd Edition

    Published 1 Jul 1999

Speaker, life planner, business owner and award winning author, Mary A. Molloy knows how to communicate strategies that lead to success. Mary worked for IBM and led training workshops with companies like HP/Compaq Computer Corporation, Microsoft, Motorola, Siemens Healthcare and others. Mary has been recognized for her achievements through the YWCA's Woman of the Year Award and Digital Equipment Corporation's "Instructor Excellence Award". Mary lives and works in New Hampshire.

Rosenzweig, Rosie

A Jewish Mother in Shangri-La

Published September 1998, Shambhala

Resident Scholar in Women's Studies, and founder of Mitbonennim, a Meditation society at Brandeis University

Samuel,Ed                        esamuel@samnovainc.com

Optimize Your Resume: DO's and DON'Ts the SamNova Way

Published March 2021

Ed Samuel is a senior Executive Career and Transformation/Life Coach, certified Career Assessment Team Leader, Resume Writer, Retirement, LinkedIn, Branding, Networking, and Entrepreneur Coach, Career Trainer, Radio Host - 1180 AM WFYL and Speaker.

The book can be purchased thru Ed's website or from amazon in paperback or e-version on kindle.









Sares, Ted    (d. September 20, 2022)


Published December, 2011, Tate Publishing & Enterprises

A Collection of True Crime and Noir Essays by Theodore Sares - Ted Sares's latest book, Shattered delves deep into lesser-known cases, like those of Chester the Molester Turner, the New Orleans Sniper, and the New Bedford Highway Killings. The bone-chilling murders and terrifying killers that Sares researches provide the backdrop for this fascinating collection of true-crime essays.

Shattered deals with many sensitive subjects and covers some incidents that occurred in the northeast. Many may resonate with New England readers. The result is a collection of essays that describe how a community's innocence can be shattered at any time and without any warming. Sares said he does not approach crime writing from the stance of one taken in by the glamorous mythos that criminals often wear like a shroud. On the contrary, he strives to strip away any lingering patina of romanticism from the aura of gangsters or killers. Indeed, it is the victims of crime whom he wants us to see in all their humanity, truth, vulnerability, and tragedy.

The book can be purchased directly through Ted at tedsares@roadrunner.com or online at Amazon.com

Ted is working on a fifth book that will deal with urban and country noir.

Upon retiring from the corporate world (Digital in 1992), Ted Sares became a boxing historian and advocate for boxing reform. Sares lives with his wife, Holly, in northern New Hampshire. See my website www.tedsares.com 

Planet Boxing is a journey to many different global locations to track the lineage of the sport and to show that, despite cultural and social differences between each country, boxing remains a common denominator throughout the world. Published June 24, 2010, CreateSpace

Boxing Is My Sanctuary: A Collection of Essays [Paperback]
Theodore R. 'Ted" Sares         

Published 2007, iUniverse

Sorenson, Mark E.



A Restaurant In Jaffa

Published March 3, 2021


Mark authored the novel, A Restaurant in Jaffa, a chillingly plausible cyber thriller that combines contemporary science with ancient settings and modern conflicts. A Restaurant in Jaffa features a talented computer entrepreneur who joins forces with an Israeli intelligence agent to battle hackers and revolutionaries who have infected essential computers in the United States, demanding a ransom that could change the entire landscape of the Middle East.

The book can be purchased online at Amazon.com in paperback or ebook.



Valof, Joe


first published in Law Technology Today on February 19, 2019 as Three Ways Law Firms Can Use Artificial Intelligence



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