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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

6896.88 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.
Marc Benioff Customer Obsessed. A Whole Company Approach to Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences Marc Benioff Customer Obsessed. A Whole Company Approach to Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences Новинка

Marc Benioff Customer Obsessed. A Whole Company Approach to Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences

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Optimize the customer experience via the cloud to gain a powerful competitive advantage Customer Obsessed looks at customer experience through the lens of the cloud to bring you a cutting-edge handbook for customer experience. Cloud technology has been hailed as a game-changer, but a recent IDC report shows that it accounts for less than three percent of total IT spending; why are so many companies neglecting such an enormous asset? This book provides a high-level overview of how the cloud can give you a competitive advantage. You'll learn how to integrate cloud technology into sound customer experience strategy to achieve unprecedented levels of success. More than just a state-of-the-field assessment, this book offers a set of concrete actions you can take today to leverage cloud computing into technical innovation and better business outcomes at all levels of your organization. You'll examine the many factors that influence the customer experience, and emerge with the insight to fine-tune your approach using the power of the cloud. What kind of advantage is your company leaving on the table? This book guides you through the key drivers of customer success to help you optimize your approach and leverage the future of global technology. Learn the keys to competitive advantage in the digital era Gain insight into each element that affects customer experience Harness the power of the cloud to achieve customer success Follow a prescriptive framework for optimizing customer experience We are in the golden age of IT innovation, but the majority of companies haven't even adopted cloud technology, much less begun to utilize its full business capabilities. Jump into the gap now, and reap the benefits as other struggle to catch up. Customer Obsessed gives you the guidance you need to achieve sustainable success in today's digital world.
Keith Naughton Reckoning to Revival. How American Workers Rebuilt an Industry Keith Naughton Reckoning to Revival. How American Workers Rebuilt an Industry Новинка

Keith Naughton Reckoning to Revival. How American Workers Rebuilt an Industry

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A special report on the resurgence of the Detroit auto industry using the Chrysler Jeep plant at Jefferson North as a focal point. The report centers on the characters behind the plant and the new technology it is using for manufacturing cars, while also looking at the economic desperation of the neighborhood in which the Jeep plant sits.
Lindley Murray The power of religion on the mind in retirement, affliction and at the approach of death Lindley Murray The power of religion on the mind in retirement, affliction and at the approach of death Новинка

Lindley Murray The power of religion on the mind in retirement, affliction and at the approach of death

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Полный вариант заголовка: «The power of religion on the mind in retirement, affliction and at the approach of death : exemplified in the testimonies and experience of persons distinguished by their greatness, learning, or virtue / by Lindley Murray».
Stephanie Hammer Architects of Electronic Trading. Technology Leaders Who Are Shaping Today's Financial Markets Stephanie Hammer Architects of Electronic Trading. Technology Leaders Who Are Shaping Today's Financial Markets Новинка

Stephanie Hammer Architects of Electronic Trading. Technology Leaders Who Are Shaping Today's Financial Markets

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Insights that can help you improve your technology edge Featuring contributions from technology visionaries at leading alternative investors, hedge funds, trading firms, exchanges, and vendors, this book covers current trends in trading technology. The book features interviews with the leaders responsible for the technology that is shaping today's electronic financial markets. You'll hear the views of CIOs, CTOs, and other technology leaders on emerging technologies, innovation in the financial sector, and how technology is enhancing markets in ways other than just speed. Their perspectives on harnessing technology to enhance computing power, reduce time to market, bolster risk management, and much more offer valuable lessons for readers. Includes a wealth of practical insights on how to improve your technology edge Features interviews with leading technology professionals in the financial industry across an array of asset classes and markets Serves as a topical guide to the latest developments, enhancements and applications of technology to tackle trading and risk management challenges Includes insights from top technology professionals on evaluating and adopting technology solutions Looks at the effects of technology on finance professionals and their businesses as well as the global finance industry generally
Zongmin Ma Measurement Technology for Micro-Nanometer Devices Zongmin Ma Measurement Technology for Micro-Nanometer Devices Новинка

Zongmin Ma Measurement Technology for Micro-Nanometer Devices

11247.23 руб.
A fully comprehensive examination of state-of-the-art technologies for measurement at the small scale • Highlights the advanced research work from industry and academia in micro-nano devices test technology • Written at both introductory and advanced levels, provides the fundamentals and theories • Focuses on the measurement techniques for characterizing MEMS/NEMS devices
Winfried Hoffmann The Economic Competitiveness of Renewable Energy. Pathways to 100% Global Coverage Winfried Hoffmann The Economic Competitiveness of Renewable Energy. Pathways to 100% Global Coverage Новинка

Winfried Hoffmann The Economic Competitiveness of Renewable Energy. Pathways to 100% Global Coverage

3895.63 руб.
The world is at the crossroads of either quickly changing the energy picture towards implementing efficient renewable energy sources or postponing this process by another generation. Based on the author's more than 30 years industrial experience, this book gives a set of assumptions by extrapolating known technology developments and shows that 100% coverage by renewable technology of the global energy needs is much more probable than previously argued.
Morgan W. McCall, Jr. Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent. How Organizations Leverage On-the-Job Development Morgan W. McCall, Jr. Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent. How Organizations Leverage On-the-Job Development Новинка

Morgan W. McCall, Jr. Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent. How Organizations Leverage On-the-Job Development

7722.96 руб.
How organizations can effectively put experience at the center of the development process Research increasingly and conclusively shows that effective leaders continue to learn, grow, and change throughout their careers and that a significant part of this development occurs through on-the-job experiences. Co-Published by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and sponsored by the Center for Creative Leadership, Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent provides real-world strategies, best practices, lessons learned, and global perspectives on how organizations effectively use experience to develop talent. Provides an in-depth look at a variety of leader development initiatives that have taken up the challenge of putting experience at the center of the development process Written by senior practitioners who have implemented initiatives they write about Shares new development planning tools, systematic approaches to managing the assignments of high potentials, tools to educate managers on how to find assignments that meet their employee's development needs Includes online resources that allow employees to search for development opportunities Describing challenges and practices in multinational companies around the world, Using Experience to Develop Leadership Talent will serve as a focused guide to how organizations can use on-the-job development to reshape leader development practices that better integrate work and learning.
Charles Spence The Perfect Meal. The Multisensory Science of Food and Dining Charles Spence The Perfect Meal. The Multisensory Science of Food and Dining Новинка

Charles Spence The Perfect Meal. The Multisensory Science of Food and Dining

3145.81 руб.
The authors of The Perfect Meal examine all of the elements that contribute to the diner?s experience of a meal (primarily at a restaurant) and investigate how each of the diner?s senses contributes to their overall multisensory experience. The principal focus of the book is not on flavor perception, but on all of the non-food and beverage factors that have been shown to influence the diner?s overall experience. Examples are: the colour of the plate (visual) the shape of the glass (visual/tactile) the names used to describe the dishes (cognitive) the background music playing inside the restaurant (aural) Novel approaches to understanding the diner?s experience in the restaurant setting are explored from the perspectives of decision neuroscience, marketing, design, and psychology. 2015 Popular Science Prose Award Winner.
Marshall Goldsmith The Employee Experience Advantage. How to Win the War for Talent by Giving Employees the Workspaces they Want, the Tools they Need, and a Culture They Can Celebrate Marshall Goldsmith The Employee Experience Advantage. How to Win the War for Talent by Giving Employees the Workspaces they Want, the Tools they Need, and a Culture They Can Celebrate Новинка

Marshall Goldsmith The Employee Experience Advantage. How to Win the War for Talent by Giving Employees the Workspaces they Want, the Tools they Need, and a Culture They Can Celebrate

1658.79 руб.
Research Shows Organizations That Focus on Employee Experience Far Outperform Those That Don't Recently a new type of organization has emerged, one that focuses on employee experiences as a way to drive innovation, increase customer satisfaction, find and hire the best people, make work more engaging, and improve overall performance. The Employee Experience Advantage is the first book of its kind to tackle this emerging topic that is becoming the #1 priority for business leaders around the world. Although everyone talks about employee experience nobody has really been able to explain concretely what it is and how to go about designing for it…until now. How can organizations truly create a place where employees want to show up to work versus need to show up to work? For decades the business world has focused on measuring employee engagement meanwhile global engagement scores remain at an all time low despite all the surveys and institutes that been springing up tackle this problem. Clearly something is not working. Employee engagement has become the short-term adrenaline shot that organizations turn to when they need to increase their engagement scores. Instead, we have to focus on designing employee experiences which is the long term organizational design that leads to engaged employees. This is the only long-term solution. Organizations have been stuck focusing on the cause instead of the effect. The cause is employee experience; the effect is an engaged workforce. Backed by an extensive research project that looked at over 150 studies and articles, featured extensive interviews with over 150 executives, and analyzed over 250 global organizations, this book clearly breaks down the three environments that make up every single employee experience at every organization around the world and how to design for them. These are the cultural, technological, and physical environments. This book explores the attributes that organizations need to focus on in each one of these environments to create COOL spaces, ACE technology, and a CELEBRATED culture. Featuring exclusive case studies, unique frameworks, and never before seen research, The Employee Experience Advantage guides readers on a journey of creating a place where people actually want to show up to work. Readers will learn: The trends shaping employee experience How to evaluate their own employee experience using the Employee Experience Score What the world's leading organizations are doing around employee experience How to design for technology, culture, and physical spaces The role people analytics place in employee experience Frameworks for how to actually create employee experiences The role of the gig economy The future of employee experience Nine types of organizations that focus on employee experience And much more! There is no question that engaged employees perform better, aspire higher, and achieve more, but you can't create employee engagement without designing employee experiences first. It's time to rethink your strategy and implement a real-world framework that focuses on how to create an organization where people want to show up to work. The Employee Experience Advantage shows you how to do just that.
Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries Reflections on Groups and Organizations. On the Couch With Manfred Kets de Vries Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries Reflections on Groups and Organizations. On the Couch With Manfred Kets de Vries Новинка

Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries Reflections on Groups and Organizations. On the Couch With Manfred Kets de Vries

3754.97 руб.
Reflections on Groups and Organizations is the third and final book in the On the Couch with Manfred Kets de Vries series. Broadening the Kets De Vries canvas, this book examines concepts of organizational health, performance, and change. Material ranges from studies of high performance teams – based on time the author spent with the pygmies of central Africa – to the study of organizational stars, to the use of coaching interventions to improve personal and organizational functioning. Kets de Vries looks at the interpersonal and group processes that determine how organizations work within specific contexts, including family firms. He studies dysfunctional leader-follower relationships, downsizing, and organizational transformation. Kets de Vries also introduces his concept of the «authentizotic» organization – a pleasant, healthy, well-functioning workplace.
Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries Reflections on Groups and Organizations. On the Couch With Manfred Kets de Vries Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries Reflections on Groups and Organizations. On the Couch With Manfred Kets de Vries Новинка

Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries Reflections on Groups and Organizations. On the Couch With Manfred Kets de Vries

3754.97 руб.
Reflections on Groups and Organizations is the third and final book in the On the Couch with Manfred Kets de Vries series. Broadening the Kets De Vries canvas, this book examines concepts of organizational health, performance, and change. Material ranges from studies of high performance teams – based on time the author spent with the pygmies of central Africa – to the study of organizational stars, to the use of coaching interventions to improve personal and organizational functioning. Kets de Vries looks at the interpersonal and group processes that determine how organizations work within specific contexts, including family firms. He studies dysfunctional leader-follower relationships, downsizing, and organizational transformation. Kets de Vries also introduces his concept of the «authentizotic» organization – a pleasant, healthy, well-functioning workplace.
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

3831.6 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.
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

11168.98 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.
American Histories (м) Wideman American Histories (м) Wideman Новинка

American Histories (м) Wideman

1077 руб.
These stories offer spellbinding reflections on abolitionists and artists, fathers and sons, the bonds of family and the pull of memory. A re-imagined conversation takes place between white anti-slavery crusader John Brown and black abolitionist Frederick Douglass. A man sits on the edge of Williamsburg Bridge, contemplating suicide. The author considers the deaths of his brother, uncle, mother and niece.John Edgar Wideman's fiction challenges the boundaries of the form. Emotionally precise and intellectually stimulating, this is Wideman at his best.
Hybrid Tbilisi. Reflections on Architecture in Georgia Hybrid Tbilisi. Reflections on Architecture in Georgia Новинка

Hybrid Tbilisi. Reflections on Architecture in Georgia

2940 руб.
This publication accompanies an exhibition on Georgian architecture at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) in Frankfurt am Main, which is the first of its kind in...
Bruce Loeffler The Experience. The 5 Principles of Disney Service and Relationship Excellence Bruce Loeffler The Experience. The 5 Principles of Disney Service and Relationship Excellence Новинка

Bruce Loeffler The Experience. The 5 Principles of Disney Service and Relationship Excellence

1594.99 руб.
Bring Disney-level customer experience to your organization with insider guidance The Experience is a unique guide to mastering the art of customer service and service relationships, based on the principles employed at the renowned leader in customer experience ­– the Walt Disney Company. Co-Author Bruce Loeffler spent ten years at Disney World overseeing service excellence, and has partnered with Brian T. Church in this book, to show you how to bring that same level of care and value to your own organization. Based on the I. C.A.R.E. model, the five principles – Impression, Connection, Attitude, Response, and Exceptionals – give you a solid framework upon which to raise the level of your customer experience. You will learn how to identify your customer service issues and what level of Experience you are currently offering. You can then determine exactly what the «customer experience» should be for your company, and the changes required to make it happen. The Walt Disney Company is the most recognized name in the world for customer service. The «Disney Experience» draws customers from all around the world,. This book describes what it takes to achieve that level of Experience, and how any organization can do it with the right strategy and attention to detail. When the Experience is enhanced, the opportunity arises to convert customers to ambassadors who will share their Experience with others. Find «the experience» and what it means to the Organization Learn the five levels of experience, and why most companies fail at it Identify service problems that face every company in the marketplace Utilize the Experience Quotient and apply the I. C.A.R.E. principles Learn how to convert customers to ambassadors who share their story with others Customers are the lifeblood of business. A great product offering isn't enough in today's marketplace, where everyone's looking for an "experience.” Imagine the kind of value a Disney-level customer experience could bring to your organization. The Experience is a guide to getting there, from an insider's perspective.
Igor Szucs Tech Trends 2018 Igor Szucs Tech Trends 2018 Новинка

Igor Szucs Tech Trends 2018

480 руб.
Ever since the turn of the century, people have watched on with amazement at the rapid rate of change in the technological world. Technology has become an increasingly more important part of the world. As we go from 2017 into 2018, and approach a new decade in the near future, technology takes center-stage once again. In this guide, we are going to show you how you can best grasp what is coming in the future based on the signs that point to the latest and greatest trends.
Jean-Marie Bouvier Extrusion Processing Technology. Food and Non-Food Biomaterials Jean-Marie Bouvier Extrusion Processing Technology. Food and Non-Food Biomaterials Новинка

Jean-Marie Bouvier Extrusion Processing Technology. Food and Non-Food Biomaterials

16646.05 руб.
The only up-to-date book on this important technology, Extrusion Processing Technology: Food and Non-Food Biomaterials bridges the gap between the principles of extrusion science and the practical «know how» of operational engineers and technicians. Written by internationally renowned experts with over forty years of experience between them, this valuable reference for food scientists, food engineers, chemical engineers, and students includes coverage of new, greener technologies as well as case studies to illustrate the practical, real-world application of the principles in various settings.
Steven Lawson F. Running for Freedom. Civil Rights and Black Politics in America since 1941 Steven Lawson F. Running for Freedom. Civil Rights and Black Politics in America since 1941 Новинка

Steven Lawson F. Running for Freedom. Civil Rights and Black Politics in America since 1941

3597.87 руб.
Running for Freedom, Fourth Edition, updates historian Steven Lawson’s classic volume detailing the history of African-American civil rights and black politics from the beginning of World War II to the present day. Offers comprehensive coverage of the African-American struggle for civil rights in the U.S. from 1941 to 2014 Integrates events relating to America’s civil rights story at both the local and national levels Features new material on Obama’s first term in office and the first year of his second term Includes addition of such timely issues as the Trayvon Martin case, the March on Washington 5oth anniversary, state voter suppression efforts, and Supreme Court ruling on Voting Rights Act
Alan Tait Distance and E-learning in Transition. Learning Innovation, Technology and Social Challenges Alan Tait Distance and E-learning in Transition. Learning Innovation, Technology and Social Challenges Новинка

Alan Tait Distance and E-learning in Transition. Learning Innovation, Technology and Social Challenges

26768.56 руб.
The rushed development of information and communication technologies and their impact on the world of learning in the last decade have profoundly changed the paradigms, scenarios and values at all levels of education. The professionalization of tools and practices, in addition to the consolidation of academic and practical knowledge, has been a major continuing issue throughout these years. The annual conferences of the largest European professional community in distance and e-learning have been setting the landmarks in this process. The selection from this unique knowledge pool demonstrates the deepening and consolidation of knowledge and experience. This book presents the developments in the field of open, distance and e-learning, through new technologies, methodologies and tools, which have profoundly changed the paradigms, scenarios and values at all levels of education over the last decade.
Jerry Banks Forecasting and Management of Technology Jerry Banks Forecasting and Management of Technology Новинка

Jerry Banks Forecasting and Management of Technology

11247.23 руб.
Published in 1991, the first edition of Forecasting and Management of Technology was one of the leading handful of books to deal with the topic of forecasting of technology and technology management as this discipline was emerging. The new, revised edition of this book will build on this knowledge in the context of business organizations that now place a greater emphasis on technology to stay on the cutting edge of development. The scope of this edition has broadened to include management of technology content that is relevant to now to executives in organizations while updating and strengthening the technology forecasting and analysis content that the first edition is reputed for. Updated by the original author team, plus new author Scott Cunningham, the book takes into account what the authors see as the innovations to technology management in the last 17 years: the Internet; the greater focus on group decision-making including process management and mechanism design; and desktop software that has transformed the analytical capabilities of technology managers. Included in this book will be 5 case studies from various industries that show how technology management is applied in the real world.
Frank Eliason At Your Service. How to Attract New Customers, Increase Sales, and Grow Your Business Using Simple Customer Service Techniques Frank Eliason At Your Service. How to Attract New Customers, Increase Sales, and Grow Your Business Using Simple Customer Service Techniques Новинка

Frank Eliason At Your Service. How to Attract New Customers, Increase Sales, and Grow Your Business Using Simple Customer Service Techniques

1591.8 руб.
A guide to refocusing your business on those who matter most: customers and employees. Technology and social media tools have made it easier than ever for companies to communicate with consumers. They can listen and join in on conversations, solve problems, get instant feedback about their products and services, and more. So why, then, are most companies not doing this? Instead, it seems as if customer service is at an all time low, and that the few companies who are choosing to focus on their customers are experiencing a great competitive advantage. At Your Service explains the importance of refocusing your business on your customers and your employees, and just how to do it. Explains how to create a culture of empowered employees who understand the value of a great customer experience Advises on the need to communicate that experience to their customers and potential customers Frank Eliason, recognized by BusinessWeek as the 'most famous customer service manager in the US, possibly in the world,' has built a reputation for helping large businesses improve the way they connect with customers and enhance their relationships At Your Service will appeal to leaders, managers, business owners, customer service professionals, and anyone who wants to learn how to add value to their organization.
D. Beskrovniy Chemistry, Technology and Properties of Synthetic Rubber D. Beskrovniy Chemistry, Technology and Properties of Synthetic Rubber Новинка

D. Beskrovniy Chemistry, Technology and Properties of Synthetic Rubber

480 руб.
The manual is intended for the 5th year students of the Polymer Faculty of 020015 «Chemical Technology» course. The manual reflects the current state of the elastomers science and production technologies. The focus is on technological methods, based on the scientific understanding of the chemistry in the synthesis of general-purpose and special rubbers, their properties and applications.The content of the manual corresponds to the program of the course «Technology of Elastomers». Published by the decision of the Editing and Publishing Board of Kazan National Research Technological University
Irvin Yalom D. Staring at the Sun. Overcoming the Terror of Death Irvin Yalom D. Staring at the Sun. Overcoming the Terror of Death Новинка

Irvin Yalom D. Staring at the Sun. Overcoming the Terror of Death

1373.4 руб.
Written in Irv Yalom's inimitable story-telling style, Staring at the Sun is a profoundly encouraging approach to the universal issue of mortality. In this magisterial opus, capping a lifetime of work and personal experience, Dr. Yalom helps us recognize that the fear of death is at the heart of much of our anxiety. Such recognition is often catalyzed by an «awakening experience»—a dream, or loss (the death of a loved one, divorce, loss of a job or home), illness, trauma, or aging. Once we confront our own mortality, Dr. Yalom writes, we are inspired to rearrange our priorities, communicate more deeply with those we love, appreciate more keenly the beauty of life, and increase our willingness to take the risks necessary for personal fulfillment.
Jean-Louis Boulanger Industrial Use of Formal Methods. Formal Verification Jean-Louis Boulanger Industrial Use of Formal Methods. Formal Verification Новинка

Jean-Louis Boulanger Industrial Use of Formal Methods. Formal Verification

12257.29 руб.
At present the literature gives students and researchers of the very general books on the formal technics. The purpose of this book is to present in a single book, a return of experience on the used of the “formal technics” (such proof and model-checking) on industrial examples for the transportation domain. This book is based on the experience of people which are completely involved in the realization and the evaluation of safety critical system software based. The implication of the industrialists allows to raise the problems of confidentiality which could appear and so allow to supply new useful information (photos, plan of architecture, real example).
Lee Farrington-Flint Learning and the E-Generation Lee Farrington-Flint Learning and the E-Generation Новинка

Lee Farrington-Flint Learning and the E-Generation

7869.51 руб.
Learning and the E-Generation examines the impact of new and emerging digital technologies—from computers and tablets to social media and video games—on learners in formal and informal settings. Assesses the psychological factors at play, including social, cognitive, and behavioral characteristics that are influenced by exposure to technology Addresses the risks and benefits of 21st century digital technology on children and young adults Written by two experts in the field who draw on the latest research and practice from psychology, neuroscience, and education Discusses the potential of technology to make the learning process more authentic and engaging, as well as the obstacles which can prevent this from happening effectively
Roland Smart The Agile Marketer. Turning Customer Experience Into Your Competitive Advantage Roland Smart The Agile Marketer. Turning Customer Experience Into Your Competitive Advantage Новинка

Roland Smart The Agile Marketer. Turning Customer Experience Into Your Competitive Advantage

1594.99 руб.
The marketer's guide to modernizing platforms and practices Marketing in the digital era is a whole new game: it's fundamentally about competing on the customer experience. Marketers must integrate a complex set of technologies to capture the customer's digital body language—and thereby deliver the right experiences, at the right times, via the right channels. This approach represents a formidable technological and practical challenge that few marketers have experience with. The methods that enable marketers to meet this challenge are emerging from an unexpected place: the world of software development. The Agile methodologies that once revolutionized software development are now revolutionizing marketing. Agile provides the foundation for alignment between the marketing and product management sides. It can unleash a whole array of new marketing opportunities for growth hacking as well as for «baking» marketing directly into your products or services. Beyond that, as a discipline it can serve as a bridge to strategic alignment, positioning the chief marketing officer alongside the chief product officer as the two primary drivers of the business. Written by a premier practitioner of modern marketing, this book will provide you with: Insights on the evolution of product development and management in the organization—and why marketing must partner with them in the new era An understanding of Agile methods and their application to marketing A plan for integrating Agile with your traditional methods Tactics to drive alignment with product management A pathway to becoming the steward of customer experience Rich with examples, case studies, illustrations, and exercises drawn from the author's wide-ranging experience (from startups to a top global technology company), The Agile Marketer will help you transform marketing in your organization, in spirit and practice—and help realize its critical roles in product management and the customer experience.
Geoff Bearne Essential Readings in Light Metals, Aluminum Reduction Technology Geoff Bearne Essential Readings in Light Metals, Aluminum Reduction Technology Новинка

Geoff Bearne Essential Readings in Light Metals, Aluminum Reduction Technology

21970.17 руб.
ONE OF A FOUR-BOOK COLLECTION SPOTLIGHTING CLASSIC ARTICLES Landmark research findings and reviews in aluminum reduction technology Highlighting some of the most important findings and insights reported over the past five decades, this volume features many of the best original research papers and reviews on aluminum reduction technology published from 1963 to 2011. Papers have been organized into seven themes: 1. Fundamentals 2. Modeling 3. Design 4. Operations 5. Control 6. Environmental 7. Alternative processes The first six themes deal with conventional Hall-Héroult electrolytic reduction technology, whereas the last theme features papers dedicated to nonconventional processes. Each section begins with a brief introduction and ends with a list of recommended articles for further reading, enabling researchers to explore each subject in greater depth. The papers for this volume were selected from among some 1,500 Light Metals articles. Selection was based on a rigorous review process. Among the papers, readers will find breakthroughs in science as well as papers that have had a major impact on technology. In addition, there are expert reviews summarizing our understanding of key topics at the time of publication. From basic research to advanced applications, the articles published in this volume collectively represent a complete overview of aluminum reduction technology. It will enable students, scientists, and engineers to trace the history of aluminum reduction technology and bring themselves up to date with the current state of the technology.
Norman Pascoe Reliability Technology. Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems Norman Pascoe Reliability Technology. Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems Новинка

Norman Pascoe Reliability Technology. Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems

9598.21 руб.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A game-changing approach to management Too often discussions of management practice focus exclusively on managing people and organizational issues. Rarely, however, do they incorporate a discussion about technology or address all three dimensions in a balanced way. When they do, the result is game changing. In our hypercompetitive environment, those managers who are outstanding at being plugged into their people, technology, and organizational processes simultaneously excel at coming up with effective business solutions. The Plugged-In Manager makes the case that being plugged-in—the ability to see choices across each of an organization's dimensions of people, technology, and organizational processes and then to mix them together into new and powerful organizational strategies, structures, and practices—may be the most important capability a manager can develop to succeed in the 21st century. Step by step Griffith shows you how to acquire this ability. Shows what it takes for business managers to succeed as technology and organizations become more and more complex Profiles exceptional leaders and organizations who are plugged-in, such as Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com Offers a fresh look at management issues Filled with compelling case studies and drawing on first-hand interviews, The Plugged-In Manager highlights this often neglected managerial capability and the costs of only focusing on one dimension rather than all three.
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The fantastic fables of Dana Eric impress through their simplicity and their laconic nature based on child-like spontaneity. But at the same time, the reader can perceive the depth of the experience and meaningfulness of the author herself. In them, you begin to live side by side with the heroes, hover together on the clouds, and then to descend into the abyss. But most importantly, they make you look inside yourself and ask: and who are you in this world?! The artist, Aiperi
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Introduces the field of hydrogen technology and explains the basic chemistry underlying promising and innovative new technologies This new and completely updated edition of Introduction to Hydrogen Technology explains, at an introductory level, the scientific and technical aspects of hydrogen technology. It incorporates information on the latest developments and the current research in the field, including: new techniques for isolating and storing hydrogen, usage as a fuel for automobiles, residential power systems, mobile power systems, and space applications. Introduction to Hydrogen Technology, Second Edition features classroom-tested exercises and sample problems. It details new economical methods for isolating the pure hydrogen molecule. These less expensive methods help make hydrogen fuel a very viable alternative to petroleum-based energy. The book also adds a new chapter on hydrogen production and batteries. It also provides in-depth coverage of the many technical hurdles in hydrogen storage. The developments in fuel cells since the last edition has been updated. Offers new chapters on hydrogen production, storage, and batteries Features new sections on advanced hydrogen systems, new membranes, greenhouse gas sensors and updated technologies involving solar and wind energies Includes problems at the end of the Chapters, as well as solutions for adopters This book is an introduction to hydrogen technology for students who have taken at least one course in general chemistry and calculus; it will also be a resource book for scientists and researchers working in hydrogen-based technologies, as well as anyone interested in sustainable energy.
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CELEBRATION 1000 THE MAN ON THE BEDROOM FLOOR… was straight out of Kathy Maxwell's dream.But she could only stare at the lone Apache, wearing nothing but formfitting buckskins and a scowl, who rose to stand at the foot of her bed. «I am Dakota,» he said. «Why have you brought me to this strange place?» Kathy was astonished at the sight before her.Somehow during the night the Native American dreamcatcher that hung above her bed had snuck into her sleep, stolen her dream man out of the 1870s and transported him here, into her present-day bedroom! Gee whiz, what was a twentieth-century girl to do?CELEBRATION 1000: Come celebrate the publication of the 1000th Silhouette Desire, with scintillating love stories by some of your favorite writers!
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