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A Guide to Selecting Software Measures and Metrics

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Capers Jones
March 16, 2017

Going where no book on software measurement and metrics has previously gone, this critique thoroughly examines a number of bad measurement practices, hazardous metrics, and huge gaps and omissions in the software literature that neglect important topics in measurement. The book covers the major gaps...

Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials: Cloud, Converged, and Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft

Greg Schulz
June 19, 2017

Software-Defined Data Infrastructures Essentials provides fundamental coverage of physical, cloud, converged, and virtual server storage I/O networking technologies, trends, tools, techniques, and tradecraft skills. From webscale, software-defined, containers, database, key-value store, cloud, and...

Computational Intelligence Applications in Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics

Vijayan Sugumaran, Arun Kumar Sangaiah, Arunkumar Thangavelu
June 12, 2017

There are a number of books on computational intelligence (CI), but they tend to cover a broad range of CI paradigms and algorithms rather than provide an in-depth exploration in learning and adaptive mechanisms. This book sets its focus on CI based architectures, modeling, case studies and...

Evolving Innovation Ecosystems: A Guide to Open Idea Transformation in the Age of Future Tech

Carol L. Stimmel
June 09, 2017

While emerging technologies create massive opportunity, especially for investors and companies that seek more adaptable forms of economic growth than currently available, value is held inert by traditional approaches, patents, and other closed systems. Yet, open data, content, and information may...

Practitioner’s Guide to Business Impact Analysis

Priti Sikdar
June 01, 2017

This book illustrates the importance of business impact analysis, which covers risk assessment, and moves towards better understanding of the business environment, industry specific compliance, legal and regulatory landscape and the need for business continuity. The book provides charts, checklists...

Managing Web Projects

Edward B. Farkas
May 22, 2017

Getting Web projects done right and delivered on time is all about efficiency. Putting the information you need and tools you can rely on at your ready disposal—Managing Web Projects—is a complete guide for project managers in the Internetworking industry. Whether you are a Web developer or an...

Knowledge Management in Public Health

Jay Liebowitz, Richard A Schieber, Joanne Andreadis
May 22, 2017

Close collaboration across agencies and international borders is mandatory for public health officials. A powerful tool for sharing knowledge, knowledge management (KM) can help public health professionals quickly collaborate and disseminate knowledge for solving public health issues worldwide. The...

Leading and Motivating Global Teams: Integrating Offshore Centers and the Head Office

Vimal Kumar Khanna
May 08, 2017

This book provides techniques for offshore center managers and head office managers to motivate and manage globally distributed teams, which are spread across the offshore center and the head office, and thereby achieve higher productivity. Readers learn how to integrate the offshore center with...

Planning by Design (PxD)-Based Systematic Methodologies

Hakan Butuner
April 13, 2017

The book shows how to use Planning by Design (PxD) for developing working models to any type of subject area. Section 1 describes the nature of planning in general, the formula of planning, the features that make it systematic, the essence of PxD, and developing and using the working model. Section...

Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity

Chwan-Hwa (John) Wu, J. David Irwin
April 06, 2017

If a network is not secure, how valuable is it? Introduction to Computer Networks and Cybersecurity takes an integrated approach to networking and cybersecurity, highlighting the interconnections so that you quickly understand the complex design issues in modern networks. This full-color book uses...

Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach

Chaowei Yang, Qunying Huang
March 31, 2017

An exploration of the benefits of cloud computing in geoscience research and applications as well as future research directions, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach discusses the essential elements of cloud computing and their advantages for geoscience. Using practical examples, it...

A Guide to Selecting Software Measures and Metrics

Capers Jones
March 16, 2017

Going where no book on software measurement and metrics has previously gone, this critique thoroughly examines a number of bad measurement practices, hazardous metrics, and huge gaps and omissions in the software literature that neglect important topics in measurement. The book covers the major...

HIPAA and PCI Audits: Secrets to Getting GREAT Results

Raj Goel
March 15, 2017

This book identifies proven tactics that help companies achieve HIPAA and PCI compliance and, more importantly, avoid system, record, and security compromises. It addresses policy, software, and procedural solutions to safeguarding information including: assigning unique IDs to users, controlling...

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