information technology in multinational corporations



S. Sethi Prakash Setting Global Standards. Guidelines for Creating Codes of Conduct in Multinational Corporations S. Sethi Prakash Setting Global Standards. Guidelines for Creating Codes of Conduct in Multinational Corporations Новинка

S. Sethi Prakash Setting Global Standards. Guidelines for Creating Codes of Conduct in Multinational Corporations

2718.8 руб.
Learn how large corporations can make real improvements in their standard business practices without jeopardizing their competitiveness in the global marketplace. S. Prakash Sethi, a preeminent business scholar and researcher on the activities of multinational corporations and global business issues, outlines a number of highly effective approaches by which corporate leaders can improve their credibility and ensure the protection of the human and civil rights of their workers across the globe. Order your copy today!
John Jordan M. Information, Technology, and Innovation. Resources for Growth in a Connected World John Jordan M. Information, Technology, and Innovation. Resources for Growth in a Connected World Новинка

John Jordan M. Information, Technology, and Innovation. Resources for Growth in a Connected World

3889.55 руб.
A big-picture look at how the latest trends in information management and technology are impacting business models and innovation worldwide With all of the recent emphasis on «big data,» analytics and visualization, and emerging technology architectures such as smartphone networks, social media, and cloud computing, the way we do business is undergoing rapid change. The right business model can create overnight sensations—think of Groupon, the iPad, or Facebook. At the same time, alternative models for organizing resources such as home schooling, Linux, or Kenya's Ushihidi tool transcend conventional business designs. Timely and visionary, Information, Technology, and the Future of Commerce looks at how the latest technology trends and their impact on human behavior are impacting business practices from recruitment through marketing, supply chains, and customer service. Discusses information economics, human behavior, technology platforms, and other facts of contemporary life Examines how humans organize resources and do work in the changing landscape Provides case studies profiling how competitive advantage can be a direct result of innovative business models that exploit these trends Revealing why traditional strategy formulation is challenged by the realities of the connected world, Information, Technology, and the Future of Commerce ties technology to business and social environments in an approachable, informed manner with innovative, big-picture analysis of what's taking place now in information strategy and technology.
IFMA Technology for Facility Managers. The Impact of Cutting-Edge Technology on Facility Management IFMA Technology for Facility Managers. The Impact of Cutting-Edge Technology on Facility Management Новинка

IFMA Technology for Facility Managers. The Impact of Cutting-Edge Technology on Facility Management

7001.2 руб.
A comprehensive look at the impact of technology on facility managers Facility managers are tasked with operating and maintaining the built environment. Technology plays a big role in this function, and often facility managers are asked to install, implement, and work with a variety of technologies without any prior experience in information technology. Technology for Facility Managers presents the cutting-edge technology that facility managers will come across in their careers. Each chapter covers a different technology and includes an overview and basic primer about the technology—the current use of the technology, how it's evolving, and how it will impact the practice of facility management in the future—and is complemented with case studies that address how the technology was implemented and the effect it had on the organization. Technologies covered include: Building information modeling (BIM) Building automation systems (BAS) FM automation (CAFM/IWMS) Condition assessment/life cycle analysis Radio frequency identification (RFID) Geographic information systems (GIS) Social networking Sustainability and energy analysis Information and communications technology (ICT) Workflow technology that supports standards such as Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and those developed by the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC) Technology for Facility Managers is appropriate as a textbook for IFMA Accredited Degree Programs and as a resource for professionals studying for certification through IFMA.
A.C.M. Fong Telemedicine Technologies. Information Technologies in Medicine and Telehealth A.C.M. Fong Telemedicine Technologies. Information Technologies in Medicine and Telehealth Новинка

A.C.M. Fong Telemedicine Technologies. Information Technologies in Medicine and Telehealth

7195.75 руб.
This book brings together a broad range of topics demonstrating how information and wireless technologies can be used in healthcare In this book, the authors focus on how medical information can be reliably transmitted through wireless communication networks. It explains how they can be optimized to carry medical information in various situations by utilizing readily available traditional wireless local area network (WLAN) and broadband wireless access (BWA) systems. In addition, the authors discuss consumer healthcare technology, which is becoming more popular as reduction in manufacturing cost of electronics products makes healthcare products more affordable to the general public. Finally, the book explores topics such as communication networks and services, patient monitoring, information processing, system deployment, data security and privacy, information technology in alternative medicine, multimedia and health informatics, and caring for the community. Key Features: Focuses on the transmission of medical information over wireless communication networks, and addresses topics such as communication networks and services, patient monitoring, information processing, system deployment, data security and privacy, and many others Provides an in-depth introduction to the various factors that need to be considered for supporting healthcare services with information technology Covers advancements in topics such as RFID in healthcare Discusses medical signal processing as well as ECG and signal processing techniques This book will be of interest to advanced students and professors in biomedical engineering, bioinformatics, and information engineering. Medical and IT professionals involved in specifying new facilities, healthcare practitioners in telemedicine, researchers in wireless communications and information technology, and network administrators will also find this book insightful.
Sangra Albert Managing Technology in Higher Education. Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning Sangra Albert Managing Technology in Higher Education. Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning Новинка

Sangra Albert Managing Technology in Higher Education. Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning

3578.39 руб.
Universities continue to struggle in their efforts to fully integrate information and communications technology within their activities. Based on examination of current practices in technology integration at 25 universities worldwide, this book argues for a radical approach to the management of technology in higher education. It offers recommendations for improving governance, strategic planning, integration of administrative and teaching services, management of digital resources, and training of technology managers and administrators. The book is written for anyone wanting to ensure technology is integrated as effectively and efficiently as possible.
Karen Wager A. Health Care Information Systems. A Practical Approach for Health Care Management Karen Wager A. Health Care Information Systems. A Practical Approach for Health Care Management Новинка

Karen Wager A. Health Care Information Systems. A Practical Approach for Health Care Management

7123.89 руб.
This most widely used textbook in the field has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in the health care industry and the renewed focus on health care information technology initiatives. Two new chapters cover Federal efforts to enhance quality of patient care through the use of health care information technology and strategy considerations. Additionally, reflecting the increased focus on global health, the book features an international perspective on health care information technology. Case studies of organizations experiencing management-related information system challenges have been updated and several new cases have been added. These reality-based cases are designed to stimulate discussion among students and enable them to apply concepts in the book to real-life scenarios. The book's companion Web site features lecture slides, a test bank, and other materials to enhance students' understanding.
Salzberg Claudia The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations Salzberg Claudia The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations Новинка

Salzberg Claudia The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations

7001.2 руб.
This new edition of The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations offers a peerless guide for health care leaders to understand information technology (IT) strategic planning and implementation. Filled with illustrative case studies, the book explores the link between overall strategy and information technology strategy. It discusses organizational capabilities, such as change management, that have an impact on an organization's overall IT effectiveness, and a wide range of IT strategy issues. The book covers emerging trends such as personalized medicine; service-oriented architecture; the ramification of changes in care delivery models, and the IT strategies necessary to support public health. «Health information technology sometimes masquerades as an end in itself. The reality is that IT is a means to an end, an enabler of the strategic goals of health care organizations. This volume reminds us that shaping IT strategy and implementation to an organization's goals is the key to generating both economic returns and safer care for patients. You don't need an engineer to understand how to use IT to advance a health care organization's strategic agenda. You just need to read this book.»– Jeff Goldsmith, PhD, president of Health Futures, Inc. «In this time of health care reform, nothing is more front and center than health IT. This book is an exceptional blueprint for the future, with a focus on the essential measures of success for any system implementation.» – Stephanie Reel, MBA, vice provost for information technology and chief information officer, The Johns Hopkins University «In this book, the authors answer the question that every health care leader should be asking: How do we unlock the promise of health information technology and fundamentally reshape our industry? This is a must-read for every person who wants to improve American health care.» – David Brailer, MD, PhD, chairman of Health Evolution Partners
Robert Smallwood F. Safeguarding Critical E-Documents. Implementing a Program for Securing Confidential Information Assets Robert Smallwood F. Safeguarding Critical E-Documents. Implementing a Program for Securing Confidential Information Assets Новинка

Robert Smallwood F. Safeguarding Critical E-Documents. Implementing a Program for Securing Confidential Information Assets

4861.94 руб.
Practical, step-by-step guidance for corporations, universities and government agencies to protect and secure confidential documents and business records Managers and public officials are looking for technology and information governance solutions to «information leakage» in an understandable, concise format. Safeguarding Critical E-Documents provides a road map for corporations, governments, financial services firms, hospitals, law firms, universities and other organizations to safeguard their internal electronic documents and private communications. Provides practical, step-by-step guidance on protecting sensitive and confidential documents—even if they leave the organization electronically or on portable devices Presents a blueprint for corporations, governments, financial services firms, hospitals, law firms, universities and other organizations to safeguard internal electronic documents and private communications Offers a concise format for securing your organizations from information leakage In light of the recent WikiLeaks revelations, governments and businesses have heightened awareness of the vulnerability of confidential internal documents and communications. Timely and relevant, Safeguarding Critical E-Documents shows how to keep internal documents from getting into the wrong hands and weakening your competitive position, or possible damaging your organization's reputation and leading to costly investigations.
David Unwin Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education David Unwin Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education Новинка

David Unwin Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

11169.98 руб.
Geographic Information Science and Technology (GISc&T) has been at the forefront of education innovation in geography and allied sciences for two decades. Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education is an invaluable reference for educators and researchers working in GISc&T, providing coverage of the latest innovations in the field and discussion of what the future holds for GI Science education in the years to come. This book clearly documents teaching innovations and takes stock of lessons learned from experience in the discipline. The content will be of interest both to educators and researchers working in GISc&T, and to educators in other related fields. More importantly, this book also anticipates some of the opportunities and challenges in GI Science and Technology education that may arise in the next decade. As such it will be of interest to chairs, deans, administrators, faculty in other subfields, and educators in general. Innovative book taking a look at recent innovations and teaching developments in the course provision of GI Science and Technology in higher education. Edited by leaders in the field of GISc&T who have been at the forefront of education innovation in GI Science and allied science subjects. Provides coverage of GISc & Technology in a range of institutional settings from an international perspective at all levels of higher education. An invaluable text for all educators within the field of GISc&T and allied subjects with advice from experts in the field on best practice. Includes coverage and practical advice on curriculum design, teaching with GIS technology, distance and eLearning with global examples from leading academics in the field.
Kirt Butler C. Multinational Finance. Evaluating Opportunities, Costs, and Risks of Operations Kirt Butler C. Multinational Finance. Evaluating Opportunities, Costs, and Risks of Operations Новинка

Kirt Butler C. Multinational Finance. Evaluating Opportunities, Costs, and Risks of Operations

6158.46 руб.
An in-depth treatment of the international financial arena Multinational Finance, Fifth Edition assumes the viewpoint of the financial manager of a multinational corporation with investment or financial operations in more than one country. This book provides a framework for evaluating the many opportunities, costs, and risks of multinational operations in a manner that allows readers to see beyond the math and terminology surrounding this field to realize the general principles of multinational financial management. Logically organized and written in a clear, non-technical style, this book includes information on international finance topics such as foreign exchange, currency and derivatives markets, currency risk (transaction, operating, and translation) management, country risk, international taxation, capital structure, cost of capital, and international portfolio diversification. It also offers unique chapters on multinational treasury management, the rationale for hedging currency risks, options on real assets, international corporate governance, asset pricing, and portfolio management. Emphasizes the managerial aspects of multinational finance with graphs, figures, and the use of numerous real-world examples Expands on the treatment of parity disequilibria to include exchange rate expectations that differ from parity and a project's operating exposure to currency risk Provides an overview and comparison of the various derivative instruments and their use in risk hedging Contains valuable insights on valuation and management of a multinational corporation's investments If you're looking for the best way to gain a firm understanding of multinational finance, look no further than the fifth edition of this classic text.
Theodore Grossman The Portable MBA in Finance and Accounting Theodore Grossman The Portable MBA in Finance and Accounting Новинка

Theodore Grossman The Portable MBA in Finance and Accounting

2460.14 руб.
The latest volume in the bestselling series In today's business environment, a knowledge of finance and skills in budgeting and financial planning are more important than ever before. Totally updated and revised, this highly anticipated Third Edition provides new information on five such key topics as interpreting financial statements; information technology in finance; planning capital expenditures; information technology and your firm; business valuation, and much more. Top experts in each field explain the basics of cost-volume analysis, forecasts, and budgets, and reveal how to create a winning business plan. Ideal reading for any manager or executive who needs a «refresher course» in finance. Les Livingstone, PhD, MBA, CPA (West Palm Beach, FL), runs a national consulting firm which specializes in complex business research and expert testimony in large commercial lawsuits. He was chairman of the Division of Accounting and Law at Babson College. Theodore Grossman (Wellesley, MA) is a senior member of the faculty of Babson College with an appointment in information technology and accounting.
Jae K. Shim The Vest Pocket Guide to Information Technology Jae K. Shim The Vest Pocket Guide to Information Technology Новинка

Jae K. Shim The Vest Pocket Guide to Information Technology

1617.41 руб.
The only IT guide you need You're busy-very busy. You need reliable, practical answers to your IT questions, and you need them now. The Vest Pocket Guide to Information Technology, Second Edition is a handy pocket problem-solver designed to provide you with the quickest route to a solution. Practical, reader-friendly, and thoroughly illustrated, this updated handbook provides complete guidance for the complex, ever-changing world of IT to help you quickly pinpoint what you need to look for, what to watch out for, what to do, and how to do it. Written by two all-time bestselling accounting and finance authors, Jae Shim and Joel Siegel, this thoroughly updated Second Edition includes tables, forms, checklists, questionnaires, practical tips, and sample reports to help you avoid and resolve any and all IT dilemmas. A must-read for business professionals, financial managers and consultants, production and operation managers, accountants, COOs, CFOs, and CEOs, this handy guide helps you: * Select the best hardware for particular application needsStrategically use IT systems * Use the best software in planning and control * Select Sarbanes-Oxley compliance software * Prevent fraud through computerized security * Effectively apply Management Information Systems (MIS) * Use online databases to make business decisions * Use a decision support system (DSS) and an executive information system (EIS) to improve the quality of analysis, evaluation, and decision making * Understand emerging trends and developments in information technology * Harness marketing information systems to improve sales planning, sales forecasting, market research, and advertising * Evaluate and manage an IT project Your professional success depends on keeping abreast of the latest thinking and applications in information technology. The Vest Pocket Guide to Information Technology, Second Edition gives you all the information you need to make optimum decisions now and plan ahead for later.
Vijay Kumar Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems Vijay Kumar Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems Новинка

Vijay Kumar Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems

7569.98 руб.
A comprehensive new edition on mobile computing—covering both mobile and sensor data The new paradigm of pervasive computing was born from the needs of highly mobile workers to access and transfer data while on the go. Significant advances in the technology have lent and will continue to lend prevalence to its use—especially in m-commerce. Covering both mobile data and sensor data, this comprehensive text offers updated research on sensor technology, data stream processing, mobile database security, and contextual processing. Packed with cases studies, exercises, and examples, Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems covers essential aspects of wireless communication and provides a thorough discussion about managing information on mobile database systems (MDS). It addresses the integration of web and workflow with mobile computing and looks at the current state of research. Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems presents chapters on: Mobile Database System Mobile and Wireless Communication Location and Handoff Management Fundamentals of Database Processing Introduction to Concurrency Control Mechanisms Effect of Mobility on Data Processing Transaction Management in Mobile Database Systems Mobile Database Recovery Wireless Information Dissemination Introduction to Sensor Technology Sensor Technology and Data Streams Management Sensor Network Deployment: Case Studies Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems is an ideal book for researchers, teachers, and graduate students of mobile computing. The book may also be used as a reference text for researchers or managers.
Minoli Daniel Information Technology Risk Management in Enterprise Environments. A Review of Industry Practices and a Practical Guide to Risk Management Teams Minoli Daniel Information Technology Risk Management in Enterprise Environments. A Review of Industry Practices and a Practical Guide to Risk Management Teams Новинка

Minoli Daniel Information Technology Risk Management in Enterprise Environments. A Review of Industry Practices and a Practical Guide to Risk Management Teams

9019.88 руб.
Discusses all types of corporate risks and practical means of defending against them. Security is currently identified as a critical area of Information Technology management by a majority of government, commercial, and industrial organizations. Offers an effective risk management program, which is the most critical function of an information security program.
Kinji Mori Concept-Oriented Research and Development in Information Technology Kinji Mori Concept-Oriented Research and Development in Information Technology Новинка

Kinji Mori Concept-Oriented Research and Development in Information Technology

9957.26 руб.
A pioneering, concept-oriented research and development approach improves business results in technology-driven industries With contributions from IT, systems, and operations experts from around the globe, this book sets forth a tested and proven, concept-oriented R&D approach that far surpasses the results of conventional R&D. The authors explain how to create a clear concept, then build upon that concept by developing a chain of technologies and target markets in order to create, sustain, and grow successful business operations. Real-world examples and case studies from IBM and Hitachi illustrate how the concept-oriented approach can be applied to IT and other technology-driven industries anywhere in the world. Concept-Oriented Research and Development in Information Technology sheds new light on the complex relationships between concept, technology and market, explaining how all of these elements are enhanced with a concept-oriented R&D approach. Throughout the book, readers will learn a variety of innovative perspectives and methods for concept creation, technology innovation, and market cultivation. Part I, Introduction, makes the case for a paradigm shift in R&D from a conventional approach to a concept-oriented one. Part II, Concept Creation, liffers four perspectives on the application of the concept-oriented approach. Part III, Fusion of Technologies, illustrates the need to fuse technologies to accommodate rapidly changing and unpredictable demands on business infrastructure. Part IV, Glocalization of Technologies, explains why businesses need to diversify globally, yet remain in tune with local markets. Part V, Conclusions and Future Directions, explores the potential of the concept-oriented approach to evolve with the changing needs of business and R&D. Concept-Oriented Research and Development in Information Technology helps students and professionals in IT, engineering, systems, and operations approach R&D in new ways that lead to better technologies and better businesses.
Bruce Williams Lean For Dummies Bruce Williams Lean For Dummies Новинка

Bruce Williams Lean For Dummies

1749.65 руб.
Take charge and engage your enterprise in a Lean transformation Have you thought about using Lean in your business or organization, but are not really sure how to implement it? Or perhaps you're already using Lean, but you need to get up to speed. Lean For Dummies shows you how to do more with less and create an enterprise that embraces change. In plain-English, this friendly guide explores the general overview of Lean, how flow and the value stream works, and the best ways to apply Lean to your enterprise. This revised edition includes the latest tools, advice, and information that can be used by everyone – from major corporations to small business, from non-profits and hospitals to manufacturers and service corporations. In addition, it takes a look at the successes and failures of earlier Lean pioneers – including Toyota, the inventors of Lean – and offer case studies and hands-on advice. The latest on the Six Sigma and Lean movements The role of technology and the expanding Lean toolbox Case studies enhance the material Lean For Dummies gives today's business owners and upper level management in companies of all sizes and in all industries, the tools and information they need to streamline process and operate more efficiently.
Stephen Emmitt Architectural Technology Stephen Emmitt Architectural Technology Новинка

Stephen Emmitt Architectural Technology

4423.88 руб.
Since the publication of the first edition of Architectural Technology, in 2002, there have been significant developments in the number of courses, the profile of the discipline as well as significant changes in the Construction sector. The Second edition of Architectural Technology addresses these challenges directly. Much greater emphasis is given to the three core themes of the book – Environmental Sustainability; Innovation; and Design. An increase in the visual material included reinforces the critical role of Design, aiding students to better translate conceptual designs into built artefacts. Building upon solid teaching practice from the previous edition, Architectural Technology is now more concisely structured to take the reader through the whole life cycle of a building, emphasising sustainability and building performance. Material on digital information, building information modelling (BIM) and information communication technologies has been updated. Most chapters have been re-titled to emphasise the importance of design and make the book more accessible to a wider range of students. Chapters conclude with updated/more extensive links to further reading. Architectural Technology, 2nd Edition: Bridges the knowledge gap between design and construction Tackles the core subjects of management, technologies and design from a sustainable building angle Addresses the buildability and performance of a design from a whole life perspective Thoroughly revised and updated this undergraduate level textbook is essential for Architectural Technology courses. Students studying Architectural Engineering, Architecture, Building Surveying; and more general Construction courses, will find the material invaluable.
Stephen Emmitt Architectural Technology Stephen Emmitt Architectural Technology Новинка

Stephen Emmitt Architectural Technology

4589.67 руб.
Since the publication of the first edition of Architectural Technology, in 2002, there have been significant developments in the number of courses, the profile of the discipline as well as significant changes in the Construction sector. The Second edition of Architectural Technology addresses these challenges directly. Much greater emphasis is given to the three core themes of the book – Environmental Sustainability; Innovation; and Design. An increase in the visual material included reinforces the critical role of Design, aiding students to better translate conceptual designs into built artefacts. Building upon solid teaching practice from the previous edition, Architectural Technology is now more concisely structured to take the reader through the whole life cycle of a building, emphasising sustainability and building performance. Material on digital information, building information modelling (BIM) and information communication technologies has been updated. Most chapters have been re-titled to emphasise the importance of design and make the book more accessible to a wider range of students. Chapters conclude with updated/more extensive links to further reading. Architectural Technology, 2nd Edition: Bridges the knowledge gap between design and construction Tackles the core subjects of management, technologies and design from a sustainable building angle Addresses the buildability and performance of a design from a whole life perspective Thoroughly revised and updated this undergraduate level textbook is essential for Architectural Technology courses. Students studying Architectural Engineering, Architecture, Building Surveying; and more general Construction courses, will find the material invaluable.
Dan Woods Wikis For Dummies Dan Woods Wikis For Dummies Новинка

Dan Woods Wikis For Dummies

1944.13 руб.
Corporations have finally realized the value of collaboration tools for knowledge sharing and Wiki is the open source technology for creating collaborative Web sites, as either a public site on the Internet or on a private intranet site Shows readers how to set up Wikis in a corporate setting or on a personal site so that users can retrieve information, post information, and edit the content Covers everything from choosing a Wiki engine to administration and maintenance Discusses the advantages of using Wiki in a corporate environment, which companies such as Microsoft, Boeing, Disney, and Motorola have already discovered
Mark Stamp Information Security. Principles and Practice Mark Stamp Information Security. Principles and Practice Новинка

Mark Stamp Information Security. Principles and Practice

9879.47 руб.
Now updated—your expert guide to twenty-first century information security Information security is a rapidly evolving field. As businesses and consumers become increasingly dependent on complex multinational information systems, it is more imperative than ever to protect the confidentiality and integrity of data. Featuring a wide array of new information on the most current security issues, this fully updated and revised edition of Information Security: Principles and Practice provides the skills and knowledge readers need to tackle any information security challenge. Taking a practical approach to information security by focusing on real-world examples, this book is organized around four major themes: Cryptography: classic cryptosystems, symmetric key cryptography, public key cryptography, hash functions, random numbers, information hiding, and cryptanalysis Access control: authentication and authorization, password-based security, ACLs and capabilities, multilevel security and compartments, covert channels and inference control, security models such as BLP and Biba's model, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems Protocols: simple authentication protocols, session keys, perfect forward secrecy, timestamps, SSH, SSL, IPSec, Kerberos, WEP, and GSM Software: flaws and malware, buffer overflows, viruses and worms, malware detection, software reverse engineering, digital rights management, secure software development, and operating systems security This Second Edition features new discussions of relevant security topics such as the SSH and WEP protocols, practical RSA timing attacks, botnets, and security certification. New background material has been added, including a section on the Enigma cipher and coverage of the classic «orange book» view of security. Also featured are a greatly expanded and upgraded set of homework problems and many new figures, tables, and graphs to illustrate and clarify complex topics and problems. A comprehensive solutions manual is available to assist in course development. Minimizing theory while providing clear, accessible content, Information Security remains the premier text for students and instructors in information technology, computer science, and engineering, as well as for professionals working in these fields.
Dorothy Fairclough Cooklin's Garment Technology for Fashion Designers Dorothy Fairclough Cooklin's Garment Technology for Fashion Designers Новинка

Dorothy Fairclough Cooklin's Garment Technology for Fashion Designers

3375.19 руб.
Build the knowledge and understanding of garment technology essential to any designer In today's competitive fashion industry, it is essential that designers have a working understanding of garment technology. This 2nd edition has been comprehensively updated, with in-depth information on stitches, guides and attachments and sewing techniques, all of which are fully illustrated. There are enhanced chapters on machine and equipment technology explaining the uses, features and limitations of garment manufacturing equipment, enabling designers to create products that can be manufactured efficiently and with a high degree of quality. Approached from the fashion designer's mindset, this book features illustrations to help users build their knowledge and understanding Blends theoretical and practical material Updated with the latest and most modern advances in clothing technology Illustrated throughout to help shape the reader's knowledge and understanding of garment technology
Mark Stamp Information Security. Principles and Practice Mark Stamp Information Security. Principles and Practice Новинка

Mark Stamp Information Security. Principles and Practice

9523.66 руб.
Now updated—your expert guide to twenty-first century information security Information security is a rapidly evolving field. As businesses and consumers become increasingly dependent on complex multinational information systems, it is more imperative than ever to protect the confidentiality and integrity of data. Featuring a wide array of new information on the most current security issues, this fully updated and revised edition of Information Security: Principles and Practice provides the skills and knowledge readers need to tackle any information security challenge. Taking a practical approach to information security by focusing on real-world examples, this book is organized around four major themes: Cryptography: classic cryptosystems, symmetric key cryptography, public key cryptography, hash functions, random numbers, information hiding, and cryptanalysis Access control: authentication and authorization, password-based security, ACLs and capabilities, multilevel security and compartments, covert channels and inference control, security models such as BLP and Biba's model, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems Protocols: simple authentication protocols, session keys, perfect forward secrecy, timestamps, SSH, SSL, IPSec, Kerberos, WEP, and GSM Software: flaws and malware, buffer overflows, viruses and worms, malware detection, software reverse engineering, digital rights management, secure software development, and operating systems security This Second Edition features new discussions of relevant security topics such as the SSH and WEP protocols, practical RSA timing attacks, botnets, and security certification. New background material has been added, including a section on the Enigma cipher and coverage of the classic «orange book» view of security. Also featured are a greatly expanded and upgraded set of homework problems and many new figures, tables, and graphs to illustrate and clarify complex topics and problems. A comprehensive solutions manual is available to assist in course development. Minimizing theory while providing clear, accessible content, Information Security remains the premier text for students and instructors in information technology, computer science, and engineering, as well as for professionals working in these fields.
Robert Monks A.G. Corpocracy. How CEOs and the Business Roundtable Hijacked the World's Greatest Wealth Machine -- And How to Get It Back Robert Monks A.G. Corpocracy. How CEOs and the Business Roundtable Hijacked the World's Greatest Wealth Machine -- And How to Get It Back Новинка

Robert Monks A.G. Corpocracy. How CEOs and the Business Roundtable Hijacked the World's Greatest Wealth Machine -- And How to Get It Back

2329.84 руб.
Shareholder control over large corporations is worryingly weak and the unrestrained hunt for profits is taking a toll on the environment and society. In Corpocracy, corporate lawyer, venture capitalist, and shareholder activist Robert Monks reveals how corporations abuse their power and what we the people must do to rein them in. In a clear and careful analysis, Monks outlines a plan for reconciling the competing interests of corporations and society through thoughtful shareholder activism.
John Voeller G. Communications and Information Infrastructure Security John Voeller G. Communications and Information Infrastructure Security Новинка

John Voeller G. Communications and Information Infrastructure Security

1870.44 руб.
Communication and Information Systems Security features articles from the Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security covering strategies for protecting the telecommunications sector, wireless security, advanced web based technology for emergency situations. Science and technology for critical infrastructure consequence mitigation are also discussed.
Kim Elliott S. Modernisation, Mechanisation and Industrialisation of Concrete Structures Kim Elliott S. Modernisation, Mechanisation and Industrialisation of Concrete Structures Новинка

Kim Elliott S. Modernisation, Mechanisation and Industrialisation of Concrete Structures

9220.57 руб.
Modernisation, Mechanisation and Industrialisation of Concrete Structures discusses the manufacture of high quality prefabricated concrete construction components, and how that can be achieved through the application of developments in concrete technology, information modelling and best practice in design and manufacturing techniques.
Kathleen King P. Technology and Innovation in Adult Learning Kathleen King P. Technology and Innovation in Adult Learning Новинка

Kathleen King P. Technology and Innovation in Adult Learning

3375.19 руб.
A comprehensive exploration of technology's role in adult learning Technology and Innovation in Adult Learning introduces educators and students to the intersection of adult learning and the growing technological revolution. Written by an internationally recognized expert in the field, this book explores the theory, research, and practice driving innovation in both adult learning and learning technology, and illuminates a powerful approach to recognize and leverage these opportunities. Building on current trends and research in technology and its use, each chapter illustrates the need, opportunities, and examples of current and future technologies that scaffold adult learning, and provides comprehensive coverage of both current and emerging challenges. Many adult learning faculty, practitioners, and students realize that technology presents a growing and ever-present set of issues, yet few feel confident in identifying the opportunities that arise with each step forward. This book clarifies the interplay between adult learning and learning technology, and characterizes the cyclic exchange of information and opportunities that link these fields now and in the future. Understand the critical issues currently affecting adult learning Learn how technology is presenting both opportunities and challenges for the teaching and learning of adults in different contexts Examine recent research on learning technology for adult learners Discover how technological innovation can be applied now and how it will continue to shape the future of learning Adult learning is on the rise, and there is no mistaking technology's role; whether they're learning with or about technology, today's adult learners come with unique sets of needs and skills that demand specialized approaches. Traditional pedagogical techniques don't transfer directly, and learning technology requires its own unique approach to development and use. Technology and Innovation in Adult Learning equips practitioners to further adult learning and shape the future of the field, while providing a rich perspective for classroom inquiry and research.
Brian Reich Media Rules!. Mastering Today's Technology to Connect With and Keep Your Audience Brian Reich Media Rules!. Mastering Today's Technology to Connect With and Keep Your Audience Новинка

Brian Reich Media Rules!. Mastering Today's Technology to Connect With and Keep Your Audience

2096.47 руб.
Authors Brian Reich and Dan Solomon have seen how changes in both technology and society can affect the communications and operations of an organization. Now, with Media Rules!, they provide you with a framework for understanding this dynamic world. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in the business of disseminating information or producing products, this book will prepare you to distinguish yourself from the competition by creating new models to better serve your audience and harnessing the full potential that technology provides.
The American Ceramics Society Progress in Nanotechnology. Applications The American Ceramics Society Progress in Nanotechnology. Applications Новинка

The American Ceramics Society Progress in Nanotechnology. Applications

14858.1 руб.
This edition of the Progress in Ceramic Technology series is a select compilation of articles on nanotechnology applications and markets previously published in ACerS publications, including The American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings (CESP) and Ceramic Transactions (CT). The American Ceramic Society contributes to the progress of nanotechnology by providing forums for information exchange during its various meetings and by publishing articles in its various journals and proceedings.
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More and more organizations are using 360-degree feedback to provide an opportunity to talk about key changes. This second edition of the best-selling book includes research and information that more accurately reflects who is using 360-degree feedback and where and how it is being used. In addition, the authors incorporate information about the impact of advances in technology and the more global and virtual work environment. This new edition includes case examples, tips, and pointers on preparing 360-degree feedback and information on how to implement it.
Kirk-Othmer Kirk-Othmer Chemical Technology of Cosmetics Kirk-Othmer Kirk-Othmer Chemical Technology of Cosmetics Новинка

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Educating professionals and students about the chemistry, formulation technology, and related regulatory aspects of cosmetics and perfume Cosmetics and perfume comprise a multibillion-dollar global industry. Kirk-Othmer Chemical Technology of Cosmetics provides authoritative information on the substances and processes involved, including key product groups, ingredients, formulation technology, packaging, and regulatory topics in twenty-two articles. This resource makes sense of a vast group of consumer products designed to improve the health, cleanliness, and physical appearance of the human exterior. It identifies natural and synthetic ingredients and gives details on formulation of the product so that the cosmetic is safe, easy to use, and performs as described. Particular attention is paid to the technologies that have been developed to produce them, including emulsification, stick technology, powder blending, and aerosol technology. Packaging is also addressed, as it must be attractive to the consumer, be environmentally friendly, and keep the product safe as well. Regulatory information reinforces the safety aspect. Based on Wiley's renowned Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, this book presents new and carefully updated articles, and features the same breadth and quality of coverage and clarity of presentation found in the original. This comprehensive guide is a valuable resource for chemists, R&D professionals, dermatologists, patent attorneys, regulatory agencies, and other professionals in the field of personal care products. It is also a must-have reference for students who plan to enter the field.
Holger Evele Advances in Porcelain Enamel Technology Holger Evele Advances in Porcelain Enamel Technology Новинка

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Advances in Porcelain Enamel Technology: Ceramic Transactions Volume 211 provides a compilation of PEI Technical Forum proceedings covering the latest scientific and technological advancement in porcelain enamel technology. Logically organized, carefully selected articles cover topics ranging from Efficiency and Dense Phase Pumping of Porcelain Enamel Powder to Digital Ceramic Printing and Raw Materials and Energy: Their Influence on Enamels Market. Advances in Porcelain Enamel Technology: Ceramic Transactions Volume 211 is the one-stop resource for understanding the most important issues in porcelain enamel technology.
Frederick Betz Managing Technological Innovation. Competitive Advantage from Change Frederick Betz Managing Technological Innovation. Competitive Advantage from Change Новинка

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Written by the author who helped crystalize the field of technology management and the management of innovation with the first two editions of Managing Technological Innovation, this Third Edition brings the subject in line with current business strategy. It also presents information in a newer organized format that aligns more closely with how the topics are presented and discussed in the classroom. Also included is a wider discussion of how science and technology interact with the global economy.
Atsushi Uchida Optical Communication with Chaotic Lasers. Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization Atsushi Uchida Optical Communication with Chaotic Lasers. Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics and Synchronization Новинка

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Starting with an introduction to the fundamental physics in chaotic instabilities in laser systems, this comprehensive and unified reference goes on to present the techniques and technology of synchronization of chaos in coupled lasers, as well as the many applications to lasers and optics, communications, security and information technology. Throughout, it presents the current state of knowledge, including encoding/decoding techniques, performance of chaotic communication systems, random number generation, and novel communication technologies.
Gary Beach J. The U.S. Technology Skills Gap. What Every Technology Executive Must Know to Save America's Future Gary Beach J. The U.S. Technology Skills Gap. What Every Technology Executive Must Know to Save America's Future Новинка

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Is a widening “skills gap” in science and math education threatening America’s future? That is the seminal question addressed in The U.S. Technology Skills Gap, a comprehensive 104-year review of math and science education in America. Some claim this “skills gap” is “equivalent to a permanent national recession” while others cite how the gap threatens America’s future economic, workforce employability and national security. This much is sure: America’s math and science skills gap is, or should be, an issue of concern for every business and information technology executive in the United States and The U.S Technology Skills Gap is the how-to-get involved guidebook for those executives laying out in a compelling chronologic format: The history of the science and math skills gap in America Explanation of why decades of astute warnings were ignored Inspiring examples of private company efforts to supplement public education A pragmatic 10-step action plan designed to solve the problem And a tantalizing theory of an obscure Japanese physicist that suggests America’s days as the global scientific leader are numbered Engaging and indispensable, The U.S. Technology Skills Gap is essential reading for those eager to see America remain a relevant global power in innovation and invention in the years ahead.
Qiang Li Space Electronic Reconnaissance. Localization Theories and Methods Qiang Li Space Electronic Reconnaissance. Localization Theories and Methods Новинка

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11619.63 руб.
Presents the theories and applications of determining the position of an object in space through the use of satellites As the importance of space reconnaissance technology intensifies, more and more countries are investing money in building their own space reconnaissance satellites. Due to the secrecy and sensitivity of the operations, it is hard to find published papers and journals on the topic outside of military and governmental agencies. This book aims to fill the gap by presenting the various applications and basic principles of a very modern technology. The space electronic reconnaissance system in mono/multi-satellite platforms is a critical feature which can be used for detection, localization, tracking or identification of the various kinds of signal sources from radar, communication or navigation systems. Localization technology in space electronic reconnaissance uses single or multiple satellite receivers which receive signals from radar, communication and navigation emitters in the ground, ocean and space to specify the location of emitter. The methods, principles and technologies of different space electronic reconnaissance localization systems are introduced in this book, as are their performances, and the various methods are explained and analysed. Digital simulations illustrate the results. Presents the theories and applications of determining the position of an object in space through the use of satellites Introduces methods, principles and technologies of localization and tracking in the space electronic reconnaissance system, the localization algorithm and error in satellite system and near space platform system, and the tracking algorithm and error in single satellite-to-satellite tracking system Provides the fundamentals, the mathematics, the limitations, the measurements, and systems, of localization with emphasis on defence industry applications Highly relevant for Engineers working in avionics, radar, communication, navigation and electronic warfare. Chapters include:– the introduction of space electronic reconnaissance localization technology, knowledge about the satellite orbit and basic terminology of passive localization, single satellite geolocation technology based on direction finding, three-satellite geolocation technology based on time difference of arrival (TDOA), two-satellite geolocation technology based on TDOA and frequency difference of arrival (FDOA), the single satellite localization technology based on kinematics theory, localization principles of near-space platform electronic reconnaissance systems, the orbit determination of single satellite-to-satellite tracking using bearings only(BO) information, the orbit determination of single satellite-to-satellite tracking using bearings and frequency information, the orbit determination of single satellite-to-satellite tracking using frequency only(FO) information. Each chapter ends with a problem and solution section, some using Matlab code.
Robert Smallwood F. Information Governance. Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices Robert Smallwood F. Information Governance. Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices Новинка

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Proven and emerging strategies for addressing document and records management risk within the framework of information governance principles and best practices Information Governance (IG) is a rapidly emerging «super discipline» and is now being applied to electronic document and records management, email, social media, cloud computing, mobile computing, and, in fact, the management and output of information organization-wide. IG leverages information technologies to enforce policies, procedures and controls to manage information risk in compliance with legal and litigation demands, external regulatory requirements, and internal governance objectives. Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices reveals how, and why, to utilize IG and leverage information technologies to control, monitor, and enforce information access and security policies. Written by one of the most recognized and published experts on information governance, including specialization in e-document security and electronic records management Provides big picture guidance on the imperative for information governance and best practice guidance on electronic document and records management Crucial advice and insights for compliance and risk managers, operations managers, corporate counsel, corporate records managers, legal administrators, information technology managers, archivists, knowledge managers, and information governance professionals IG sets the policies that control and manage the use of organizational information, including social media, mobile computing, cloud computing, email, instant messaging, and the use of e-documents and records. This extends to e-discovery planning and preparation. Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies, and Best Practices provides step-by-step guidance for developing information governance strategies and practices to manage risk in the use of electronic business documents and records.
Tony Johnson Basics of Dental Technology. A Step by Step Approach Tony Johnson Basics of Dental Technology. A Step by Step Approach Новинка

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Now available in a second edition, Basics of Dental Technology is a complete reference for the current techniques and materials used in dental technology. Retains the accessible, task-based approach and step-by-step guidance of the first edition Features updates throughout, as well as a new chapter on digital dental technology and an interactive student website to support self-assessment Explains key competencies, concepts, instruments, and equipment, and also introduces more specialist techniques and procedures, such as denture prosthetics, fixed prosthodontics and orthodontic work Provides essential information for trainee dental technicians and students learning about dental technology, including study tips and strategies for working effectively within a dental team
Sunil Kapila D. Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics. Indications, Insights, and Innovations Sunil Kapila D. Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics. Indications, Insights, and Innovations Новинка

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Since its introduction to dentistry, cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has undergone a rapid evolution and considerable integration into orthodontics. However, despite the increasing popularity of CBCT and progress in applying it to clinical orthodontics, the profession has lacked a cohesive, comprehensive and objective reference that provides clinicians with the background needed to utilize this technology optimally for treating their patients. Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics provides timely, impartial, and state-of-the-art information on the indications and protocols for CBCT imaging in orthodontics, clinical insights gained from these images, and innovations driven by these insights. As such, it is the most current and authoritative textbook on CBCT in orthodontics. Additionally, two DVDs include more than 15 hours of video presentations on related subjects from the 39th Annual Moyers Symposium and 38th Annual International Conference on Craniofacial Research. Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics is organized to progress sequentially through specific topics so as to build the knowledgebase logically in this important and rapidly evolving field. Part I provides the foundational information on CBCT technology, including radiation exposure and risks, and future evolutions in computed tomography. Part II presents the Principles and Protocols for CBCT Imaging in Orthodontics, focusing on developing evidence-based criteria for CBCT imaging, the medico-legal implications of CBCT to the professional and the protocols and integration of this technology in orthodontic practice. Part III provides critical information on CBCT-based Diagnosis and Treatment Planning that includes how to interpret CBCT scans, identify incidental pathologies and the possible other uses of this technology. Part IV covers practical aspects of CBCT’s Clinical Applications and Treatment Outcomes that encompasses a range of topics, including root morphology and position, treatment of impacted teeth, virtual surgical treatment planning and outcomes, and more.
Evans Virginia, Dooley Jenny, Wright Stanley Information Technology. Student's Book Evans Virginia, Dooley Jenny, Wright Stanley Information Technology. Student's Book Новинка

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1291 руб.
Career Paths: Information Technology is a new educational resource for information technology professionals who want to improve their English communication skills in a work environment. Incorporating career-specific vocabulary and contexts, each unit offers step-by-step instruction that immerses students in the four key language components: reading, listening, speaking, and writing. Career Paths: Information Technology addresses topics including computer components, accessories, software, Internet security, web design, and the future of the industry. The series is organized into three levels of difficulty and offers over 400 vocabulary terms and phrases. Every unit includes a test of reading comprehension, vocabulary, and listening skills, and leads students through written and oral production. Included Features: o A variety of realistic reading passages o Career-specific dialogues o 45 reading and listening comprehension checks o Over 400 vocabulary terms and phrases o Guided speaking and writing exercises o Complete glossary of terms and phrases The Teacher's Guide contains detailed lesson plans, a full answer key and audio scripts. The audio CDs contain all recorded material.
Ge Zhibing Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays Ge Zhibing Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays Новинка

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10346.21 руб.
Sunlight readable transflective liquid crystal displays, used on devices from cell phones and portable media players, to GPS and even some desktop monitors, have become indispensable in our day-to-day lives. Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays is a methodical examination of this display technology, providing a useful reference to the fundamentals of the topic. Including thorough descriptions of the essential physics of transflective LCD technologies, the book also compares transflective LCD technology with alternatives, such as OLED displays, to enable display engineers to appropriately select the correct device for their particular application. Includes detailed descriptions of both pure transmissive and reflective LCDs, and the design considerations and performance of combining these into small mobile displays. Focuses on fundamental elements, such as double cell gap transflective LCDs, wide-viewing angle technology, light polarization and wide-view linear and circular polarizers, video rate display by colour sequential technologies, colour sciences and engineering, and backlights. Describes the latest LCD technologies, such as polymer-sustained surface alignment technology, and the possible trends which could be applied to transflective LCDs in the future. Its focus on the fundamentals of transflective liquid crystal displays makes this an ideal graduate text, while display engineers, scientists, developers and technicians working with this technology will also welcome this resource. The Society for Information Display (SID) is an international society, which has the aim of encouraging the development of all aspects of the field of information display. Complementary to the aims of the society, the Wiley-SID series is intended to explain the latest developments in information display technology at a professional level. The broad scope of the series addresses all facets of information displays from technical aspects through systems and prototypes to standards and ergonomics
Alastair McAulay D. Military Laser Technology for Defense. Technology for Revolutionizing 21st Century Warfare Alastair McAulay D. Military Laser Technology for Defense. Technology for Revolutionizing 21st Century Warfare Новинка

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7230.68 руб.
Recent advances in ultra-high-power lasers, including the free-electron laser, and impressive airborne demonstrations of laser weapons systems, such as the airborne laser, have shown the enormous potential of laser technology to revolutionize 21st century warfare. Military Laser Technology for Defense, includes only unclassified or declassified information. The book focuses on military applications that involve propagation of light through the atmosphere and provides basic relevant background technology. It describes high-power lasers and masers, including the free-electron laser. Further, Military Laser Technology for Defense addresses how laser technology can effectively mitigate six of the most pressing military threats of the 21st century: attack by missiles, terrorists, chemical and biological weapons, as well as difficulty in imaging in bad weather and threats from directed beam weapons and future nuclear weapons. The author believes that laser technology will revolutionize warfare in the 21st century.
Susanne Chishti The FINTECH Book. The Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries Susanne Chishti The FINTECH Book. The Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries Новинка

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2589.79 руб.
A front-line industry insider's look at the financial technology explosion The FINTECH Book is your primary guide to the financial technology revolution, and the disruption, innovation and opportunity therein. Written by prominent thought leaders in the global fintech investment space, this book aggregates diverse industry expertise into a single informative volume to provide entrepreneurs, bankers and investors with the answers they need to capitalize on this lucrative market. Key industry developments are explained in detail, and critical insights from cutting-edge practitioners offer first-hand information and lessons learned. The financial technology sector is booming, and entrepreneurs, bankers, consultants, investors and asset managers are scrambling for more information: Who are the key players? What's driving the explosive growth? What are the risks? This book collates insights, knowledge and guidance from industry experts to provide the answers to these questions and more. Get up to speed on the latest industry developments Grasp the market dynamics of the 'fintech revolution' Realize the sector's potential and impact on related industries Gain expert insight on investment and entrepreneurial opportunities The fintech market captured over US$14 billion in 2014, a three-fold increase from the previous year. New startups are popping up at an increasing pace, and large banks and insurance companies are being pushed toward increasing digital operations in order to survive. The financial technology sector is booming and The FINTECH Book is the first crowd-sourced book on the subject globally, making it an invaluable source of information for anybody working in or interested in this space.
Dean Lane The Chief Information Officer's Body of Knowledge. People, Process, and Technology Dean Lane The Chief Information Officer's Body of Knowledge. People, Process, and Technology Новинка

Dean Lane The Chief Information Officer's Body of Knowledge. People, Process, and Technology

6158.46 руб.
Down to earth, real answers on how to manage technology—from renowned IT leaders Filled with over thirty contributions from practitioners who handle both the day-to-day and longer term challenges that Information Technology (IT) departments and their parent businesses face, this hands-on, practical IT desk reference is written in lay terms for business people and IT personnel alike. Without jargon and lofty theories, this resource will help you assist your organization in addressing project risks in a global and interconnected world. Provides guidance on how business people and IT can work together to maximize business value Insights from more than thirty leading IT experts Commonsense, rational solutions for issues such as managing outsourcing relationships and operating IT as a business Offering solutions for many of the problems CIOs face, this unique book addresses the Chief Information Officer's role in managing and running IT as a business, so the IT department may become a full strategic partner in the organization's crucial decisions.
Geoffrey Campbell-Platt Food Science and Technology Geoffrey Campbell-Platt Food Science and Technology Новинка

Geoffrey Campbell-Platt Food Science and Technology

5999.06 руб.
Food Science and Technology, Second Edition is a comprehensive text and reference book designed to cover all the essential elements of food science and technology, including all core aspects of major food science and technology degree programs being taught worldwide. The book is supported by the International Union of Food Science and Technology and comprises 21 chapters, carefully written in a user-friendly style by 30 eminent industry experts, teachers, and researchers from across the world. All authors are recognized experts in their respective fields, and together represent some of the world’s leading universities and international food science and technology organizations. All chapters in this second edition have been fully revised and updated to include all-new examples and pedagogical features (including discussion questions, seminar tasks, web links, and glossary terms). The book is designed with more color to help enhance the content on each page and includes more photos and illustrations to bring the topics to life. Coverage of all the core modules of food science and technology degree programs internationally Crucial information for professionals in the food industry worldwide Chapters written by subject experts, all of whom are internationally respected in their fields A must-have textbook for libraries in universities, food science and technology research institutes, and food companies globally Additional interactive resources on the book's companion website, including multiple choice questions, web links, further reading, and exercises Food Science and Technology, 2nd Edition is an indispensable guide for food science and technology degree programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate level and for university libraries and food research facilities.
Phil Fasano Transforming Health Care. The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data Mining Phil Fasano Transforming Health Care. The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data Mining Новинка

Phil Fasano Transforming Health Care. The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data Mining

5315.72 руб.
The future of healthcare technologies, and what they mean for investors and entrepreneurs The healthcare technology revolution is just around the corner. And when it arrives, it will change and enrich our lives in ways we can only begin to imagine. Doctors will perform blood pressure readings via video chat and nutritionists will analyze diet based on photos taken with cellphone cameras. Transforming Health Care combines healthcare, technology, and finance in an innovative new way that explains the future of healthcare and its effects on patient care, exploring the emergence of electronic tools that will transform the medical industry. Explaining how technology, not politics, will lead the future of the healthcare revolution, author and healthcare technology expert Phil Fasano presents real-life examples that show how the next generation of medical breakthroughs will come from the instant exchange of information across the world Explores how new technologies will radically change the future of healthcare by making it easier to share information rapidly Explains what the future of the high tech medical industry means for investors and entrepreneurs Written by a respected healthcare and health technology expert Offering an unprecedented look at how technology is transforming the healthcare industry, and what it will mean for future investors and entrepreneurs, Transforming Health Care is a remarkable insight into the next generation of health technologies.
Carol A. Chapelle The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning Carol A. Chapelle The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning Новинка

Carol A. Chapelle The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning

14623.43 руб.
The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning presents a comprehensive exploration of the impact of technology on the field of second language learning. The rapidly evolving language-technology interface has propelled dramatic changes in, and increased opportunities for, second language teaching and learning. Its influence has been felt no less keenly in the approaches and methods of assessing learners' language and researching language teaching and learning. Contributions from a team of international scholars make up the Handbook consisting of four parts: language teaching and learning through technology; the technology-pedagogy interface; technology for L2 assessment; and research and development of technology for language learning. It considers how technology assists in all areas of language development, the emergence of pedagogy at the intersection of language and technology, technology in language assessment, and major research issues in research and development of technologies for language learning. It covers all aspects of language including grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pragmatics, and intercultural learning, as well as new pedagogical and assessment approaches, and new ways of conceiving and conducting research and development. The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning demonstrates the extensive, multifaceted implications of technology for language teachers, learners, materials-developers, and researchers.
Daphna Havkin-Frenkel Handbook of Vanilla Science and Technology Daphna Havkin-Frenkel Handbook of Vanilla Science and Technology Новинка

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12965.18 руб.
An updated guide to the production, science, and uses of vanilla Vanilla is a flavor and fragrance in foods, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and a wealth of other products. Now in its second edition, the Handbook of Vanilla Science and Technology provides a comprehensive and updated review of the science and technology used in these items’ production and supply. Featuring contributions from an international range of experts, this revised edition covers a multitude of topics, including agricultural production, global markets, analytical methods, sensory analysis, food and fragrance applications, organic farming and fair trade, botanical diseases, and novel uses. The Handbook of Vanilla Science and Technology, Second Edition is a vital resource for producers, distributors, and scientists involved in vanilla’s growth and utilization, and offers readers: A guide to the cultivation, extraction, analysis, DNA sequencing, and marketing of vanilla Information on the production of vanilla in a range of countries such as Mexico, Australia, Costa Rica, and India Guidelines on the quality control of vanilla beans and extracts Information on fair trade and the future of vanilla
Joe Stenzel CIO Best Practices. Enabling Strategic Value With Information Technology Joe Stenzel CIO Best Practices. Enabling Strategic Value With Information Technology Новинка

Joe Stenzel CIO Best Practices. Enabling Strategic Value With Information Technology

5999.06 руб.
Praise for CIO BEST PRACTICES «CIOs are challenged with bringing technology into alignment with business strategy. In order to be successful, today's CIO must translate the technical into business terms and to deliver solutions to the business to improve processes and end products. CIO Best Practices: Enabling Strategic Value with Information Technology provides a complete guide for the strategic CIO to help in these challenges. This book is a great tool for all CIOs.» —Ellen Barry, CIO, Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority «The demand for value from technology investment will only increase in the future, and major business trends like globalization, consolidation, optimization, and consumerism demand that IT leaders find ways to engineer high performance, agility, lean, and innovation into the way businesses work and compete. Enlightened CIOs will want to read this book and ensure they understand the game plan for the future.» —Patrick E. Moroney, President, The Barnier Group LLC «A terrific primer for technology professionals and a must-read for anyone aspiring to be a CIO or technology leader. This book focuses on the most relevant topics business and technology must grapple with including strategy development, strategic alignment and value creation, and the specific roles the CIO and IT must play. The book captures the collective wisdom of an impressive list of influential contributing authors who precisely frame and address the key issues CIOs must deal with today and for the foreseeable future.» —Stephen Fugale, Chief Information Officer, Villanova University, and former senior vice president and CIO, CIGNA Group Insurance «CIO Best Practices captures many of the things we have learned during our eight years of providing product outsourcing to U.S. companies. I recommend this book to anyone looking to quickly understand the decisions one will need to deal with before outsourcing.» —Anupam Bhide, PhD, CEO, Calsoft
Lyle Yorks Strategic Information Technology. Best Practices to Drive Digital Transformation Lyle Yorks Strategic Information Technology. Best Practices to Drive Digital Transformation Новинка

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3238.05 руб.
Successfully navigate the changing face of the CIO role Strategic Information Technology offers CIOs a handbook for engaging with the senior management conversations surrounding strategy. The CIO role is currently undergoing a massive transition from technology-focused expert to a more strategic mindset, and this book provides proven methods for taking your seat at the table. Lessons from high-performing CIOs and a wealth of leading-edge insight provide invaluable guidance for positioning technology as a strategic driver across the business, while a focus on building the necessary connections—for example, an alliance between IT and HR—provide a multimodal approach to navigating the transition. The evolution of the CIO’s role involves more than simply technical knowledge; the new CIO must be an influencer, an engager, and just as adept at the soft skills that become increasingly crucial as you climb the management ladder. It’s about changing mindsets, translating hard skills into strategic advantages, and demonstrating IT’s value to the strategic decision making process. This book provides best practices, illustrative examples, and up-to-date perspective for CIOs wanting to: Position IT as a critical driver of overall strategy Build on functional expertise with strategic insight Learn from the stories of successful tech-to-strategy transformations Engage C-Suite peers in shaping the strategic conversation Not long ago, the CIO occupied a unique place in the C-Suite. Executive by title, CIOs have nevertheless been seen as predominantly the “chief tech expert” with little input into strategy, as IT has historically been regarded as a tool rather than a source of competitive advantage. The truth is becoming increasingly apparent, with companies around the world turning to technology in order to gain a competitive edge, and CIOs are beginning to claim their place in strategy discussions. Strategic Information Technology offers much needed guidance for a successful transformation.
Kanes Rajah K. Fats in Food Technology Kanes Rajah K. Fats in Food Technology Новинка

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15968.81 руб.
Fats are present in some form in the vast majority of processed foods we consume, as well as in many ‘natural’ products. Changes in consumer behaviour, centered around an increased emphasis on healthy food consumption, mean that it is more important than ever for food scientists to understand the properties, roles and behaviours that fats play in food and in diets. Fats in Food Technology, Second Edition is an in-depth examination of the roles and behaviours of fats in food technology and the benefits that they impart to consumers. It considers both fats that are naturally present in foods (such as milk fat in cheese) and fats that have been added to improve physical, chemical and organoleptic properties (like cocoa butter in chocolate). Newly revised and updated, the book contains useful information on the market issues that have driven change and the disciplines that have helped to regulate the trade and use of fats and oils in food technology. Drawing on the recent literature as well as the personal R&D experiences of the authors, the book highlights those areas where potential efficiencies in processing and economy in the cost of raw materials can be made. Issues concerning health, diet and lifestyle are covered in dedicated chapters. This book will be useful to anyone in industry and research establishments who has an interest in the technology of fat-containing food products, including scientists in the dairy, spreads, bakery, confectionery and wider food industries, as well those involved in the production of edible oils.
John Voeller G. Detection and Intelligent Systems for Homeland Security John Voeller G. Detection and Intelligent Systems for Homeland Security Новинка

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1940.89 руб.
Detection and Intelligent Systems for Homeland Security features articles from the Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security covering advanced technology for image and video interpretation systems used for surveillance, which help in solving such problems as identifying faces from live streaming or stored videos. Biometrics for human identification, including eye retinas and irises, and facial patterns are also presented. The book then provides information on sensors for detection of explosive and radioactive materials and methods for sensing chemical and biological agents in urban environments.
Alex Goody Technology, Literature and Culture Alex Goody Technology, Literature and Culture Новинка

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5441.49 руб.
Technology, Literature and Culture provides a detailed and accessible exploration of the ways in which literature across the twentieth century has represented the inescapable presence and progress of technology. As this study argues, from the Fordist revolution in manufacturing to computers and the internet, technology has reconfigured our relationship to ourselves, each other, and to the tools and material we use. The book considers such key topics as the legacy of late-nineteenth century technology, the literary engagement with cinema and radio, the place of typewriters and computers in formal and thematic literary innovations, the representations of technology in spy fiction and the figures of the robot and the cyborg. It considers the importance of broadcast technology and the internet in literature and covers major literary movements including modernism, cold war writing, postmodernism and the emergence of new textualities at the end of the century. An insightful and wide-ranging study, Technology, Literature and Culture offers close readings of writers such as Virginia Woolf, Samuel Beckett, Ian Fleming, Kurt Vonnegut, Don DeLillo, Jeanette Winterson and Shelley Jackson. It is an invaluable resource for students and scholars alike in literary and cultural studies, and also introduces the topic to a general reader interested in the role of technology in the twentieth century.
Hermann Koch J. Gas Insulated Substations Hermann Koch J. Gas Insulated Substations Новинка

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Presents the theories and applications of determining the position of an object in space through the use of satellites As the importance of space reconnaissance technology intensifies, more and more countries are investing money in building their own space reconnaissance satellites. Due to the secrecy and sensitivity of the operations, it is hard to find published papers and journals on the topic outside of military and governmental agencies. This book aims to fill the gap by presenting the various applications and basic principles of a very modern technology. The space electronic reconnaissance system in mono/multi-satellite platforms is a critical feature which can be used for detection, localization, tracking or identification of the various kinds of signal sources from radar, communication or navigation systems. Localization technology in space electronic reconnaissance uses single or multiple satellite receivers which receive signals from radar, communication and navigation emitters in the ground, ocean and space to specify the location of emitter. The methods, principles and technologies of different space electronic reconnaissance localization systems are introduced in this book, as are their performances, and the various methods are explained and analysed. Digital simulations illustrate the results. Presents the theories and applications of determining the position of an object in space through the use of satellites Introduces methods, principles and technologies of localization and tracking in the space electronic reconnaissance system, the localization algorithm and error in satellite system and near space platform system, and the tracking algorithm and error in single satellite-to-satellite tracking system Provides the fundamentals, the mathematics, the limitations, the measurements, and systems, of localization with emphasis on defence industry applications Highly relevant for Engineers working in avionics, radar, communication, navigation and electronic warfare. Chapters include:– the introduction of space electronic reconnaissance localization technology, knowledge about the satellite orbit and basic terminology of passive localization, single satellite geolocation technology based on direction finding, three-satellite geolocation technology based on time difference of arrival (TDOA), two-satellite geolocation technology based on TDOA and frequency difference of arrival (FDOA), the single satellite localization technology based on kinematics theory, localization principles of near-space platform electronic reconnaissance systems, the orbit determination of single satellite-to-satellite tracking using bearings only(BO) information, the orbit determination of single satellite-to-satellite tracking using bearings and frequency information, the orbit determination of single satellite-to-satellite tracking using frequency only(FO) information. Each chapter ends with a problem and solution section, some using Matlab code.
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