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Engineering Writing by Design: Creating Formal Documents of Lasting Value

Engineering Writing by Design: Creating Formal Documents of Lasting Value

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Edward J. Rothwell, Michael J. Cloud

May 28, 2014

Engineers are smart people. Their work is important, which is why engineering material should be written as deliberately and carefully as it will be read. Engineering Writing by Design: Creating Formal Documents of Lasting Value demonstrates how effective writing can be achieved through engineering-...

The Making of an Expert Engineer

The Making of an Expert Engineer

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James Trevelyan

September 22, 2014

This book sets out the principles of engineering practice, knowledge that has come to light through more than a decade of research by the author and his students studying engineers at work. Until now, this knowledge has been almost entirely unwritten, passed on invisibly from one generation of engin...

Control Engineering and Information Systems

Control Engineering and Information Systems

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Zhijing Liu

November 21, 2014

Control Engineering and Information Systems contains the papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Control Engineering and Information Systems (ICCEIS 2014, Yueyang, Hunan, China, 20-22 June 2014). All major aspects of the theory and applications of control engineering and...

Project Planning and Project Success: The 25% Solution

Project Planning and Project Success: The 25% Solution

Pedro Serrador

November 14, 2014

Project planning is generally accepted as an important contributor to project success. However, is there research that affirms the positive impact of project planning and gives guidance on how much effort should be spent on planning? To answer these questions, this book looks at current literature...

Industrial Engineering Non-Traditional Applications in International Settings

Industrial Engineering Non-Traditional Applications in International Settings

Bopaya Bidanda, Ihsan Sabuncuoglu, Bahar Y. Kara

November 14, 2014

Industrial engineering originated in the United States, and although the popularity of this discipline has grown worldwide, there is still little information available outside of the US regarding its practical use and application. Industrial Engineering Non-Traditional Applications in International...

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,...

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...

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...

Portfolio Management: A Strategic Approach

Portfolio Management: A Strategic Approach

Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP, John Wyzalek, PfMP

October 15, 2014

Recognizing the importance of selecting and pursuing programs, projects, and operational work that add sustainable business value that benefits end users, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) issued its first Standard on Portfolio Management in 2006. In 2014, it launched the Portfolio Management...

The Strategic Project Leader: Mastering Service-Based Project Leadership, Second Edition

The Strategic Project Leader: Mastering Service-Based Project Leadership, Second Edition

Jack Ferraro

September 26, 2014

As executives build and nurture their organization’s strategic agility in today’s turbulent, uncertain business environment, the ability to lead strategic change has become more critical than ever. The Strategic Project Leader: Mastering Service-Based Project Leadership, Second Edition will help...

Engineering Optimization 2014

Engineering Optimization 2014

Hélder Rodrigues, José Herskovits, Christóvão Mota Soares, José Miranda Guedes, Aurelio Araujo, João Folgado, Filipa Moleiro, José Aguilar Madeira, José Aguilar Madeira

September 26, 2014

Modern engineering processes and tasks are highly complex, multi- and interdisciplinary, requiring the cooperative effort of different specialists from engineering, mathematics, computer science and even social sciences. Optimization methodologies are fundamental instruments to tackle this...

Developing Windows-Based and Web-Enabled Information Systems

Developing Windows-Based and Web-Enabled Information Systems

Nong Ye, Teresa Wu

September 19, 2014

Many professionals and students in engineering, science, business, and other application fields need to develop Windows-based and web-enabled information systems to store and use data for decision support, without help from professional programmers. However, few books are available to train...

Managing Projects as Investments: Earned Value to Business Value

Managing Projects as Investments: Earned Value to Business Value

Stephen A. Devaux

September 18, 2014

Every project is an investment; however, traditional project management methodologies do not support assessment of the business value that enables senior management to maximize decision making. The next evolution in project management, therefore, will be to manage projects as investments. Managing...

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