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Antipatterns: Managing Software Organizations and People, Second Edition

Antipatterns: Managing Software Organizations and People, Second Edition

By: Colin Neill; Philip Laplante; Joanna DeFranco

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 13-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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Using real and hypothetical case studies, this book illustrates poor management approaches, unpleasant work environments, and bad manager traits that lead to failure. For each antipattern, the text describes the situation and symptoms, gives examples, and offers a refactoring solution. The authors provide real-world anecdotes that illustrate key concepts. They also include thought-provoking exercises that describe a situation and ask which antipatterns are present, as well as how to refactor the situation. Coverage includes leadership principles, environmental antipatterns, group patterns,...

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IT Best Practices: Management, Teams, Quality, Performance, and Projects

IT Best Practices: Management, Teams, Quality, Performance, and Projects

By: Tom Witt

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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Ideal for project, IT, and systems development managers, this book details the skills, knowledge, and attributes needed to bringing about large-scale change. It explains how to incorporate quality methods into the change management process and outlines a holistic approach for transformation management. Its comprehensive coverage spans team building, quality, project methodology, resource allocation, process engineering, and management best practices. The material covered is validated with references to concepts and processes from such business greats as Dr. Deming, Jack Welch, and Henry...

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IT Policy and Ethics

IT Policy and Ethics

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 04-APR-2014

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IT policies are set in place to streamline the preparation and development of information communication technologies in a particular setting. IT Policy and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive collection of research on the features of modern organizations in order to advance the understanding of IT standards. This is an essential reference source for researchers, scholars, policymakers, and IT managers as well as organizations interested in carrying out research in IT policies....

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Pragmatic Application of Service Management

Pragmatic Application of Service Management

By: Suzanne Van Hove; Mark Thomas

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAR-2014

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Enhanced IT Service Management though integrated management frameworks With the increasing popularity of ITIL® as a framework for IT Service Management (ITSM), a number of organizations have realized that this approach is sometimes not enough on its own. As a result, service managers are looking for ways to enhance their ITIL-based ITSM without having to throw it away and start again. Many are already working towards compliance with ISO/IEC 20000 — the International Standard for IT Service Management. With the recent release of COBIT®5, service management practitioners have even...

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Practical IT Service Management, 2nd Edition

Practical IT Service Management, 2nd Edition

By: Thejandra BS

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAR-2014

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How can you ensure that IT problems do not damage your business? IT is integral to modern organisations, and the way you manage it can make or break your business. IT service management - not just for the IT director It is not enough for the IT manager to understand the latest technical developments. For your company to succeed, everyone in the IT department must also understand their role in achieving overall business goals. IT service management questions answered Written in a friendly question-and-answer format, Practical ITSM explains how to set up a technical service...

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Governance of Enterprise IT based on COBIT®5

Governance of Enterprise IT based on COBIT®5

By: Geoff Harmer

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAR-2014

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Practical guidance on COBIT®5 implementation  COBIT®5 (Control Objectives for Information and related Technology) is the latest release of the popular framework for the governance of enterprise IT. It links controls, technical issues and business risks, enabling managers to manage the risks associated with business goals. Covers all key concepts of COBIT®5 Written for IT service managers, consultants and other practitioners in IT governance, risk and compliance, this practical book discusses all the key concepts of COBIT®5, and explains how to direct the governance of...

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Practical Change Management for IT Projects

Practical Change Management for IT Projects

By: Emily Carr

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAR-2014

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Transform your IT project and make change stick with this step-by-step guide. In today’s fast-paced world of change, companies expect you to do more, with less. Drawing on over a decade of Change Management experience as a consultant with Fortune 500 companies including IBM and NCR, Emily Carr shares the secrets to making change happen smoothly. If your company is like most, the number one reason that projects have failed over the years don’t have to do with technology. They have to do with people. People didn’t like the new technology. People weren’t trained properly on the change....

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The CIO Playbook: Strategies and Best Practices for IT Leaders to Deliver Value

The CIO Playbook: Strategies and Best Practices for IT Leaders to Deliver Value

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 07-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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As our economy shifts from recession to recovery, our current economic climate is ripe for transformation. CIOs are in a unique position to leverage technology in order to drive innovation and boost business growth. The CIO Playbook is the handy desk reference for CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, and up and coming leaders, revealing a dynamic seven-step framework (Partner – Organize – Innovate – Deliver – Support – Protect – Grow) that will guide you in making essential changes to your organization. The proven strategies, tools, and techniques in The CIO Playbook make it the ultimate "how-to"...

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The Privacy Engineer's Manifesto: Getting from Policy to Code to QA to Value

The Privacy Engineer's Manifesto: Getting from Policy to Code to QA to Value

By: Michelle Finneran Dennedy; Jonathan Fox; Thomas R. Finneran

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 22-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 30-JAN-2014

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"It's our thesis that privacy will be an integral part of the next wave in the technology revolution and that innovators who are emphasizing privacy as an integral part of the product life cycle are on the right track." --The authors of The Privacy Engineer's Manifesto The Privacy Engineer's Manifesto: Getting from Policy to Code to QA to Value is the first book of its kind, offering industry-proven solutions that go beyond mere theory and adding lucid perspectives on the challenges and opportunities raised with the emerging "personal" information economy. The authors, a uniquely...

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Disaster Recovery, Crisis Response, and Business Continuity: A Management Desk Reference

Disaster Recovery, Crisis Response, and Business Continuity: A Management Desk Reference

By: Jamie Watters

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 10-JAN-2014

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You're in charge of IT, facilities, or core operations for your organization when a hurricane or a fast-moving wildfire hits. What do you do? Simple. You follow your business continuity/disaster recovery plan. If you've prepared in advance, your operation or your company can continue to conduct business while competitors stumble and fall. Even if your building goes up in smoke, or the power is out for ten days, or cyber warriors cripple your IT systems, you know you will survive. But only if you have a plan. You don't have one? Then Disaster Recovery, Crisis Response, and Business...

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Enterprise Project Portfolio Management

Enterprise Project Portfolio Management

By: Richard Bayney; Ram Chakravarti

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 07-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2013

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This unique guide and professional reference presents a structured framework for practitioners and students of project, program, and portfolio management to enhance their strategic and analytic capabilities in the evolving discipline of project portfolio management (PPM). It provides a practical, step-by-step approach to building competencies in categorizing, evaluating, optimizing, prioritizing, and managing an IT, pharmaceutical, biotech or other complex R&D-oriented portfolio of investments. Key Features Contains a unique framework for building strategic and technical...

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Mastering Software Project Management

Mastering Software Project Management

By: Murali Chemuturi; Thomas Cagley

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 13-JUL-2010

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2013

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This unique guide explains software project management from the standpoint of a software project manager working in a professional software development organization. It covers the subject of software project management in its entirety, including project acquisition and execution with backward linkages to concepts that play a facilitation role in successful project management, such as general management, decision making, people management, motivation, productivity and expectations management. This comprehensive reference provides all the guidance, best practices, tools and techniques...

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SOFTWARE ESTIMATION BEST PRACTICES, TOOLS, & TECHNIQUES

SOFTWARE ESTIMATION BEST PRACTICES, TOOLS, & TECHNIQUES

By: Murali Chemuturi

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 18-AUG-2009

Insert Date: 23-NOV-2013

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Software Estimation Best Practices, Tools, & Techniques covers all facets of software estimation. It provides a detailed explanation of the various methods for estimating software size, development effort, cost, and schedule, including a comprehensive explanation of test effort estimation. Emphasizing that software estimation should be based on well-defined processes, it presents software estimation best practices and shows how to avoid common pitfalls. This guide offers direction on which methods are most appropriate for each of the different project types commonly executed in...

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Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning for IT Professionals, 2nd Edition

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning for IT Professionals, 2nd Edition

By: Susan Snedaker

Publisher: Syngress

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 31-OCT-2013

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Powerful Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in Pacific. Hurricane Isaac Makes Landfall in the Gulf Coast. Wildfires Burn Hundreds of Houses and Businesses in Colorado. Tornado Touches Down in Missouri. These headlines not only have caught the attention of people around the world, they have had a significant effect on IT professionals as well. The new 2 nd Edition of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for IT Professionals gives you the most up-to-date planning and risk management techniques for business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR). With distributed networks, increasing...

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Managing IT Projects for Business Change - From risk to success

Managing IT Projects for Business Change - From risk to success

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Publisher: BCS Learning & Development Limited

Publication Date: 04-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 16-OCT-2013

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This book will empower experienced project managers and their business counterparts to understand and manage the risks of challenging business change projects. It does this by focusing on setting projects up for success and emphasising the importance of understanding the business context. Providing principles and guidance that can be adapted and applied to different situations, it will show project managers and owners how to guide difficult projects home when mere excellence of technique or blind adherence to procedures would leave them at sea....

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Practical, proven guidance for transforming the culture of any IT department As more and more jobs are outsourced, and the economy continues to struggle, people are looking for an alternative to the greed-driven, selfish leadership that has resulted in corporations where the workers are treated as interchangeable parts. This book shows how the human factors can be used to unlock higher returns on human capital such that workers are no longer interchangeable parts, but assets that are cared about and grown. Refreshingly innovative, Transforming IT Culture shows how neuroscientific and...

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Understanding and Conducting Information Systems Auditing + Website

Understanding and Conducting Information Systems Auditing + Website

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 09-OCT-2013

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A comprehensive guide to understanding and auditing modern information systems The increased dependence on information system resources for performing key activities within organizations has made system audits essential for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information system resources. One of the biggest challenges faced by auditors is the lack of a standardized approach and relevant checklist. Understanding and Conducting Information Systems Auditing brings together resources with audit tools and techniques to solve this problem. Featuring examples that are...

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Executive's Guide to IT Governance: Improving Systems Processes with Service Management, COBIT, and ITIL

Executive's Guide to IT Governance: Improving Systems Processes with Service Management, COBIT, and ITIL

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2013

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Create strong IT governance processes In the current business climate where a tremendous amount of importance is being given to governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), the concept of IT governance is becoming an increasingly strong component. Executive's Guide to IT Governance explains IT governance, why it is important to general, financial, and IT managers, along with tips for creating a strong governance, risk, and compliance IT systems process. Written by Robert Moeller, an authority in auditing and IT governance Practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning,...

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FISMA Compliance Handbook

FISMA Compliance Handbook

By: Laura P. Taylor

Publisher: Syngress

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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This comprehensive book instructs IT managers to adhere to federally mandated compliance requirements. FISMA Compliance Handbook Second Edition explains what the requirements are for FISMA compliance and why FISMA compliance is mandated by federal law. The evolution of Certification and Accreditation is discussed. This book walks the reader through the entire FISMA compliance process and includes guidance on how to manage a FISMA compliance project from start to finish. The book has chapters for all FISMA compliance deliverables and includes information on how to conduct a FISMA...

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Making IT Lean: Applying Lean Practices to the Work of IT

Making IT Lean: Applying Lean Practices to the Work of IT

By: Howard Williams; Rebecca Duray

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 08-SEP-2013

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Making IT Lean presents Lean concepts and techniques for improving processes and eliminating waste in IT operations and IT Service Management. The authors provide a context for discussing several areas of application within this domain, allowing you to quickly gain insight into IT processes and Lean principles. The text reviews IT Service Management, with reference to the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL®) as a framework for best practices. Filled with straight forward examples, it provides enough modeling tools so you can start your Lean journey right away. ...