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The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise

The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise

Philip Weinzimer

October 29, 2014

Based on interviews with more than 150 CIOs, IT/business executives, and academic thought leaders, The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise provides insight, success stories, and a step-by-step methodology to transform your IT organization into a strategic asset that...

Physical Security and Safety: A Field Guide for the Practitioner

Physical Security and Safety: A Field Guide for the Practitioner

Truett A. Ricks, Bobby E. Ricks, Jeffrey Dingle

October 29, 2014

How-To Guide Written By Practicing Professionals Physical Security and Safety: A Field Guide for the Practitioner introduces the basic principles of safety in the workplace, and effectively addresses the needs of the responsible security practitioner. This book provides essential knowledge on the...

Project Management Theory and Practice, Second Edition

Project Management Theory and Practice, Second Edition

Gary L. Richardson

October 29, 2014

Updated to reflect the Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, the new edition of this bestselling textbook continues to provide a practical and up-to-date overview of project management theory. Project Management Theory and...

Project Management Maturity Model, Third Edition

Project Management Maturity Model, Third Edition

J. Kent Crawford

October 29, 2014

Following in the tradition of its bestselling predecessors, Project Management Maturity Model, Third Edition provides a roadmap for improving project success and boosting organizational performance. This edition presents new and revised material based on the Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) A...

Software and Systems Architecture in Action

Software and Systems Architecture in Action

Raghvinder S. Sangwan

October 27, 2014

Modern-day projects require software and systems engineers to work together in realizing architectures of large and complex software-intensive systems. To date, the two have used their own tools and methods to deal with similar issues when it comes to the requirements, design, testing, maintenance,...

The Process Mind: New Thoughtware ® for Designing Your Business on Purpose

The Process Mind: New Thoughtware ® for Designing Your Business on Purpose

Philip Kirby

October 24, 2014

What if you could double your productivity without additional capital investment? What if you could outperform your competition by changing the way you think? What if you could be fast, flexible, and low cost?In The Process Mind, Philip Kirby not only opens your mind to these possibilities but...

Project Health Assessment

Project Health Assessment

Paul S. Royer, PMP

October 24, 2014

Project managers, sponsors, team members, and involved stakeholders know when things aren’t going well. A frequent first indication is a missing or errant process. Project Health Assessment presents an innovative approach for assessing project processes through a set of ten critical success factors...

Strategy + Teamwork = Great Products: Management Techniques for Manufacturing Companies

Strategy + Teamwork = Great Products: Management Techniques for Manufacturing Companies

Frederick Parker

October 24, 2014

Most books on manufacturing focus on production. This book is different; it describes techniques for excelling in engineering design, marketing strategies, and customer service inside a manufacturing company. Managing a successful manufacturing company in today’s competitive global economy requires...

Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Third Edition

Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Third Edition

David Mann

October 22, 2014

Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award The new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a...

The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance, Second Edition

The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance, Second Edition

Rebecca Herold, Kevin Beaver

October 20, 2014

Following in the footsteps of its bestselling predecessor, The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance, Second Edition is a one-stop, up-to-date resource on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security, including details on the HITECH Act, the...

The Lean Prescription: Powerful Medicine for Our Ailing Healthcare System

The Lean Prescription: Powerful Medicine for Our Ailing Healthcare System

Patricia A. Gabow, Philip L. Goodman

October 20, 2014

In this book, Dr. Gabow, former CEO of Denver Health of 20 years, teams up with Philip Goodman, a 34-year veteran of Denver Health who directed the Lean System group, to share their Lean journey. The Lean Prescription: Powerful Medicine for Our Ailing Healthcare System tells the story of how Dr....

Industrial Engineering and Management Science

Industrial Engineering and Management Science

Garry Lee

October 20, 2014

The 2014 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Science (IEMS 2014) was held August 8-9, 2014, in Hong Kong. This proceedings volume assembles papers from various professionals, leading researchers, engineers, scientists and students and presents innovative ideas and...