By Gabe Piccoli
Piccoli's Information platforms for Managers deals an attractive, non-academic variety and actionable frameworks to aid managers envision how you can boost worth extra IT-dependent strategic tasks. The model with situations bargains an "all in one" ebook to settle on various instances. each one case has vast notes ready through the writer to assist train a significant direction. half III on "The Strategic use of IS" deals distinct and priceless frameworks that MBAs can be in a position to placed into perform. types supply flexibility and extra chapters on ERP and company Intelligence/Analytics advert price. The textual content is well-written with transparent examples of the theories and frameworks it introduces in addition to nice enterprise circumstances that may be used for dialogue to higher train a few topic that's important to profitable managers sooner or later.
By John Footen
Businesses world wide are speedily adopting Service-Oriented structure (SOA), a layout method used to attach platforms as companies, and company strategy administration (BPM), the artwork of orchestrating those prone. Media firms from information agencies to tune and media obtain companies to motion picture studios are adapting to SOA-style architectures, yet have run into roadblocks special to the media and leisure undefined. those demanding situations comprise incorporating real-time info, relocating quite a lot of information at one time, non-linearity and suppleness for workflow, and precise metrics and knowledge accumulating. The Service-Oriented Media firm info the demanding situations and provides suggestions for media know-how execs. by way of addressing either the IT and media points, it is helping members increase present firm applied sciences and operations.
By Andreas Vassilopoulos, Niki Evelpidou, Oliver Bender, Alenka Krek
The focal major aim of the publication is to represent a significant linkage between examine difficulties, geoinformation tools and corresponding functions. The examine ambitions, similar either to theoretical and sensible matters, derive from multidisciplinary fields corresponding to archaeology, heritage, geography, panorama making plans, setting, geoinformation technological know-how, geology and geomorphology. the entire aforementioned clinical components have the spatial measurement in universal, i.e. the big quantity of spatially referenced info. Their study matters should be addressed and analysed with geoinformation expertise; notwithstanding, the researchers may still get frequent to the variety of obtainable geoinformation equipment. The booklet presents description of a number of learn difficulties concerns and technological ‘solutions’approaches that may be used to help procedures of information taking pictures, mapping and research. those options and ideas are illustrated on quite a few sensible examples. besides particular examples, the place those were utilized. the present constitution of the ebook comprises the subsequent 4 chapters: creation, info taking pictures and mapping, research and modelling, and learn situations. within the following we offer a extra targeted content material of every bankruptcy directory the most subject matters integrated in the chosen articles.
By Robert Allen Meyers (Editor)
9 years has handed because the 1992 moment variation of the encyclopedia used to be released. This thoroughly revised 3rd variation, that's a college point compendium of chemistry, molecular biology, arithmetic, and engineering, is refreshed with a variety of articles approximately present examine in those fields. for instance, the hot version has an elevated emphasis on details processing and biotechnology, reflecting the quick progress of those components. the ongoing Editor-in-Chief, Robert Meyers, and the Board ready a brand new topical define of actual technology and know-how to outline whole assurance. part editors are both Nobel Laureates or editors of key journals of their fields. extra Board individuals representing the worldwide medical neighborhood have been additionally recruited.
By James O'Brien, George Marakas
Overview: The benchmark textual content for the syllabus geared up by means of know-how (a week on databases, per week on networks, every week on platforms improvement, etc.) taught from a managerial viewpoint. O’Brien defines know-how after which explains how businesses use the know-how to enhance functionality. actual global circumstances finalize the reason.
By Lorenz M. Hilty
Info structures for Sustainable improvement presents a survey on ways to details structures assisting sustainable improvement within the deepest or public zone. It additionally records and encourages the 1st steps of environmental details processing in the direction of this extra accomplished objective.
By Stephen Haines
Depart piecemeal strategic switch techniques in the back of and the best way to plan, facilitate, and combine your swap efforts for lasting luck. Enterprise-Wide swap takes you thru the ?Rollercoaster of Change,? displaying you the way to house resistance, regard skeptics as your most sensible buddies, and construct a buy-in and stay-in procedure between your staff. The authors use the technology of? ?Systems pondering? -- a finished, but easy and built-in option to research and construct synergy from key organizational components. You?ll locate confirmed and sensible questions, summaries, case reviews, examples, and worksheets in addition to platforms instruments, counsel, and strategies to foster association switch and development.?
By Michael W. Geoghegan
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By Michael J. Morris
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