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Rough Cuts
Lean Enterprise

Lean Enterprise

By: ; ;

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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Adopting Lean and Agile software delivery methodologies is hard in enterprises with annual budgeting cycles, compliance concerns, legacy systems to maintain, and organizational silos. This book is a uniquely practical guide to the secrets of transforming non-startups so that they can develop new products and services faster and more cheaply....

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Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability and Statistics, Second Edition

Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability and Statistics, Second Edition

By: C. Jotin Khisty; Jamshid Mohammadi; Adjo Amekudzi

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 19-DEC-2013

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This extensively revised comprehensive textbook, covering a wide range of topics, is suitable for courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, each with a different emphasis. There is more than enough material to cover two semesters of an undergraduate course, as well as a one semester graduate course. The pedagogy provides enough flexibility for an instructor to teach the topics in systems engineering she or he would like. Systems Engineering with Economics, Probability and Statistics, Second Edition is sufficiently broad-based for undergraduate and graduate programs in various...

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IBM PureFlex System and IBM Flex System Products and Technology

IBM PureFlex System and IBM Flex System Products and Technology

By: David Watts; Randall Davis; Dave Ridley

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 19-DEC-2013

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** New edition to include the new PureFlex System offerings ** To meet today’s complex and ever-changing business demands, you need a solid foundation of compute, storage, networking, and software resources. This system must be simple to deploy, and be able to quickly and automatically adapt to changing conditions. You also need to be able to take advantage of broad expertise and proven guidelines in systems management, applications, hardware maintenance, and more. The IBM® PureFlex™ System combines no-compromise system designs along with built-in expertise and integrates them into...

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Securing Your Mobile Business with IBM Worklight

Securing Your Mobile Business with IBM Worklight

By: Scott Andrews; Juarez Barbosa Junior; Virginijus Kaminas; Jia Lei Ma; Dale Sue Ping; Madlin Seidel

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 07-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 19-DEC-2013

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The IBM® Worklight® mobile application platform helps you to develop, deploy, host, and manage mobile enterprise applications. It also enables companies to integrate security into their overall mobile application lifecycle. This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the security capabilities offered by Worklight to address mobile application security objectives. The book begins with an overview of IBM MobileFirst and its security offerings. The book also describes a business scenario illustrating where security is needed in mobile solutions, and how Worklight can help you achieve it....

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TestComplete Cookbook

TestComplete Cookbook

By: Gennadiy Alpaev

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Over 110 practical recipes teaching you to master TestComplete – one of the most popular tools for testing automation Learn to produce easily modifiable and maintainable scripts Customize convenient and optimal launches of created tests Explore TestComplete’s possibilities and advantages through illustrative examples and code implementations In Detail TestComplete is an automated testing tool, designed for advanced and novice testers alike, to create, manage and run tests for any desktop, Web or rich client software. It does not depend on any development tool, or...

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The Business Value of Agile Software Methods

The Business Value of Agile Software Methods

By: David Rico; Hasan Sayani; Saya Sone

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 18-SEP-2009

Insert Date: 14-DEC-2013

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The Business Value of Agile Software Methods shatters key myths and misconceptions surrounding the modern-day phenomenon of Agile methods for creating software products. It provides a complete business value comparison between traditional and Agile methods. The keys to maximizing the business value of any method are low costs and high benefits and the business value of Agile methods, when compared to traditional methods, proves to be very impressive. Agile methods are a new model of project management that can be used to improve the success, business value, and ROI of high-risk and...

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Hudson 3 Essentials

Hudson 3 Essentials

By: Lloyd H. Meinholz

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 11-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2013

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Get Hudson 3 up and running on your system quickly and easily A practical guide that will teach you how to deploy Hudson 3 on an open source application server Run Hudson 3 in standalone mode for testing and evaluation Learn how to build, test, and deploy your applications with Hudson In Detail Continuous integration (CI) with automated test execution has been widely adopted in recent years. The concept behind CI has changed how companies look at Build Management, Release Management, Deployment Automation, and Test Orchestration. Hudson is a CI solution that provides...

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Metrics-Driven Enterprise Software Development

Metrics-Driven Enterprise Software Development

By: Subhajit Datta

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 19-JUL-2007

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2013

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This practical book crosses the divide between theory and practice and discusses why essential processes so often fail to deliver quality industrial software. It describes how to integrate processes and metrics to ensure easier and more effective enterprise software development. Metrics-Driven Enterprise Software Development introduces the techniques for building, applying and interpreting metrics for the workflows across the software development life cycle phases of inception, elaboration, construction and transition. This metrics-driven approach guides practitioners at every step...

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Improving the Test Process

Improving the Test Process

By: ; Erik Van Veenendaal

Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 21-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2013

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This book covers the syllabus for the Improving the Test Process module of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Expert Level exam. To obtain certification as a professional tester at the Expert Level, candidates may choose to take a course given by an ISTQB accredited training provider and then sit for the exam. Experience shows that many candidates who choose this path still require a reference book that covers the course. There are also many IT professionals who choose self-study as the most appropriate route toward certification. This book can be used both as a...

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Institutionalization of UX: A Step-by-Step Guide to a User Experience Practice, Second Edition

Institutionalization of UX: A Step-by-Step Guide to a User Experience Practice, Second Edition

By: Eric Schaffer; Apala Lahiri

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2013

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“This book is a great how-to manual for people who want to bring the benefits of improved user experience to their companies. It’s thorough yet still accessible for the smart businessperson. I’ve been working with user-centered design for over twenty years, and I found myself circling tips and tricks.” –Harley Manning, vice president & research director, customer experience, Forrester Research ”Some argue that the big advances in our impact on user experience will come from better methods or new technologies. Some argue that they will come from earlier involvement in the design and...

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Combining Business Process Management and Enterprise Architecture for Better Business Outcomes

Combining Business Process Management and Enterprise Architecture for Better Business Outcomes

By: Claus T. Jensen; Owen Cline; Martin Owen

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2011

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication explains how to combine business process management (BPM) and Enterprise Architecture (EA) for better business outcomes. This book provides a unique synergistic approach to BPM and EA, based on a firm understanding of the life cycles of the enterprise and the establishment of appropriate collaboration and governance processes. When carried out together, BPM provides the business context, understanding, and metrics, and EA provides the discipline to translate business vision and strategy into architectural change. Both are needed for sustainable continuous...

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Mastering Software Quality Assurance

Mastering Software Quality Assurance

By: Murali Chemuturi

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 21-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 12-DEC-2013

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This comprehensive reference on software development quality assurance addresses all four dimensions of quality: specifications, design, construction and conformance. It focuses on quality from both the micro and macro viewpoint. From a micro view, it details the aspect of building-in quality at the component level to help ensure that the overall deliverable has ingrained quality. From a macro view, it addresses the organizational-level activities that provide an environment conducive to fostering quality in the deliverables as well as developing a culture focused on quality in the...

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Project Management the Agile Way

Project Management the Agile Way

By: John Goodpasture

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 13-JAN-2010

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2013

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Project Management the Agile Way was written for experienced project managers, architects and systems analysts who are comfortable in traditional methods of project management but now need to learn about agile methods for software projects and understand how to make agile work effectively in the enterprise. The methodologies included under the agile umbrella go by many names, such as Scrum, XP, Crystal and EVO, to name a few. Project managers will gain practical day-to-day tips and advice on how to apply these practices to mainstream projects and how to integrate these methods with...

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Scaling BPM Adoption: From Project to Program with IBM Business Process Manager

Scaling BPM Adoption: From Project to Program with IBM Business Process Manager

By: Lisa Dyer; Flournoy Henry; Ines Lehmann; Guy Lipof; Fahad Osmani; Dennis Parrott; Wim Peeters; Jonas Zahn

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 29-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 10-DEC-2013

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Your first Business Process Management (BPM) project is a crucial first step on your BPM journey. It is important to begin this journey with a philosophy of change that allows you to avoid common pitfalls that lead to failed BPM projects, and ultimately, poor BPM adoption. This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the methodology and best practices that lead to a successful project and how to use that success to scale to enterprise-wide BPM adoption. This updated edition contains a new chapter on planning a BPM project. The intended audience for this book includes all people who...

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The Art of Unit Testing, Second Edition: with examples in C#

The Art of Unit Testing, Second Edition: with examples in C#

By: Roy Osherove

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 22-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 05-DEC-2013

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Summary The Art of Unit Testing, Second Edition guides you step by step from writing your first simple tests to developing robust test sets that are maintainable, readable, and trustworthy. You'll master the foundational ideas and quickly move to high-value subjects like mocks, stubs, and isolation, including frameworks such as Moq, FakeItEasy and Typemock Isolator. You'll explore test patterns and organization, working with legacy code, and even "untestable" code. Along the way, you'll learn about integration testing and techniques and tools for testing databases and...

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Video Surveillance Techniques and Technologies

Video Surveillance Techniques and Technologies

By: Vesna Zeljkovic

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 29-NOV-2013

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Security video surveillance systems, such as homeland security and national defense, rely on specific mathematical algorithms in order to run effectively. It is essential for these parameters to be understood in order to design and create a successful system. Video Surveillance Techniques and Technologies presents empirical research and acquired experience on the original solutions and mathematical algorithms for motion detection and object identification problems. Emphasizing a wide variety of applications of security systems, this book is an essential tool for graduate students and...

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Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager High availability and performance tuning

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager High availability and performance tuning

By: Marius Sandbu

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

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Deploy a scalable solution by ensuring high availability and disaster recovery using Configuration Manager Deploy highly available Configuration Manager sites and roles Backup, restore, and copy Configuration Manager to other sites Get to grips with performance tuning and best practices for Configuration Manager sites In Detail Microsoft Configuration Manager is both extensive and complex, and for many, it is the primary tool for Enterprise management. With each new release, Configuration Manager continually proves itself to be the ultimate solution for...

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Getting Started with PhantomJS

Getting Started with PhantomJS

By: Aries Beltran

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 28-NOV-2013

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Harness the strength and capabilities of PhantomJS to interact with the web and perform website testing with a headless browser based on WebKit Writing scripts that can interact directly with web services and pages Interacting with social media websites using PhantomJS scripts Creating web-based test scripts and running them in a headless browser In Detail PhantomJS is a headless WebKit browser with JavaScript API that allows you to create new ways to automate web testing. PhantomJS is currently being used by a large number of users to help them integrate headless web...

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Mastering Software Project Requirements

Mastering Software Project Requirements

By: Barbara Davis

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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This book is a concise step-by-step guide to building and establishing the frameworks and models for the effective management and development of software requirements. It describes what great requirements must look like and who the real audience is for documentation. It then explains how to generate consistent, complete, and accurate requirements in exacting detail following a simple formula across the full life cycle from vague concept to detailed design-ready specifications. Mastering Software Project Requirements will enable business analysts and project managers to decompose...

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Mastering IT Project Management

Mastering IT Project Management

By: Murali Chemuturi

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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In previous years, setting up IT infrastructure involved just the preparation of the data center. It has become much more complex and evolved today. The infrastructure includes not only the data center facility, but also the entire organization by providing internet connectivity to customers, vendors, and company executives on the move. Mastering IT Project Management is the first book to detail how to create IT infrastructure rather than simply describe how to manage the IT function or software development. This unique and comprehensive reference covers all aspects needed to...