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ERP Systems for Manufacturing Supply Chains: Applications, Configuration, and Performance

1st Edition

Odd Jøran Sagegg, Erlend Alfnes
March 06, 2020

ERP Systems for Manufacturing Supply Chains: Applications, Configuration, and Performance provides insight into the core architecture, modules, and process support of ERP systems used in a manufacturing supply chain. This book explains the building blocks of an ERP system and how they can be used...

Truth from the Valley: A Practical Primer on IT Management for the Next Decade

1st Edition

Mark Settle
February 12, 2020

The IT industry was transformed during the 2010 decade. Cloud-based business applications proliferated throughout most enterprises. Rules of engagement between IT and its business partners were redefined. Proprietary data centers came to be viewed as corporate liabilities instead of corporate...

Vulnerability Management

2nd Edition

Park Foreman
June 25, 2019

Vulnerability management (VM) has been around for millennia. Cities, tribes, nations, and corporations have all employed its principles. The operational and engineering successes of any organization depend on the ability to identify and remediate a vulnerability that a would-be attacker might seek...

The ICT Malaise: A Diagnosis and Cure for the Dysfunctional Information and Communication Technologies Service-Delivery Workflow

1st Edition

Nadine Fruin
June 24, 2019

"A valuable, practical guide for navigating through ICT turbulence and dynamics. A lighthouse for the human side of ICT." Erik van de Loo, Director Executive Masters in Change, INSEAD Professor of Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD Business School "The ICT Malaise is a different and thorough point of...

Software Deployment, Updating, and Patching

1st Edition

Bill Stackpole, Patrick Hanrion
June 12, 2019

The deployment of software patches can be just as challenging as building entirely new workstations. Training and support issues can haunt even the most successful software launch for months. Preparing for the rigors of software deployment includes not just implementing change, but training...

Zen of Cloud: Learning Cloud Computing by Examples, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Haishi Bai
May 30, 2019

This book provides a comprehensive review of cloud philosophy, design principals, development trends as well as practical patterns to guide readers to understand, design and implement successful cloud-based solutions. This book provides both "hows" and "whys." It peers behind the buzz words such as...

Securing the Cloud: Security Strategies for the Ubiquitous Data Center

1st Edition

Curtis Franklin Jr., Brian Chee
April 02, 2019

This book provides solutions for securing important data stored in something as nebulous sounding as a cloud. A primer on the concepts behind security and the cloud, it explains where and how to store data and what should be avoided at all costs. It presents the views and insight of the leading...

Data Infrastructure Management: Insights and Strategies

1st Edition

Greg Schulz
January 29, 2019

This book looks at various application and data demand drivers, along with data infrastructure options from legacy on premise, public cloud, hybrid, software-defined data center (SDDC), software data infrastructure (SDI), container as well as serverless along with infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)...

Revival: Handbook of Data Center Management (1998): Second Edition

1st Edition

Wayne C. Bradley
January 25, 2019

Accounting for the rapid and often confusing changes currently underway in the information systems of organizations, such as the rush to replace mainframes with networks and the decentralization of data storage and processing, provides insights on the duties and challenges of a data center manager....

Computer and Cyber Security: Principles, Algorithm, Applications, and Perspectives

1st Edition

Brij B. Gupta
November 26, 2018

This is a monumental reference for the theory and practice of computer security. Comprehensive in scope, this text covers applied and practical elements, theory, and the reasons for the design of applications and security techniques. It covers both the management and the engineering issues of...

Information Security Governance: Framework and Toolset for CISOs and Decision Makers

1st Edition

Andrej Volchkov
October 25, 2018

This book presents a framework to model the main activities of information security management and governance. The same model can be used for any security sub-domain such as cybersecurity, data protection, access rights management, business continuity, etc....

The CIO’s Guide to Information Security Incident Management

1st Edition

Matthew William Arthur Pemble, Wendy Fiona Goucher
October 22, 2018

This book will help IT and business operations managers who have been tasked with addressing security issues. It provides a solid understanding of security incident response and detailed guidance in the setting up and running of specialist incident management teams. Having an incident response plan...