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Leverage big data to add value to your business Social media analytics, web-tracking, and other technologies help companies acquire and handle massive amounts of data to better understand their customers, products, competition, and markets. Armed with the insights from big data, companies can improve customer experience and products, add value, and increase return on investment. The tricky part for busy IT professionals and... more...

Praise for Poorly Made in China"This fast-paced travelogue through the world of Chinese manufacturing is scary, fascinating, and very funny. Midler is not only a knowledgeable guide to the invisible underbelly of the global economy, he is a sympathetic and astute observer of China, its challenges, and its people. A great read."—Pietra Rivoli, author of The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy"Paul Midler takes us for a ride through the... more...

In a series of essays, this book describes and analyzes the concept and theory of the recent smart city phenomenon from a global perspective, with a focus on its implementation around the world. After defining the concept it then elaborates on the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as an enabler for smart cities, and the role of ICT in the interplay with smart mobility. A separate chapter develops the concept of an urban smart... more...

See how SAP S/4HANA will change your BI processes! Explore the embedded analytics architecture and data model to learn how to perform analytics on live transactional data. Business user? Walk step-by-step through SAP Smart Business KPIs and multidimensional reporting. Analytics specialist? Master the virtual data model and creating KPIs. Jack of all trades? Create CDS views, apply custom fields and logic, or see what's coming up with machine learning.... more...

This book frames business analysis in the context of digital technologies. It introduces modern business analysis techniques, including a selection of those in the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), and exemplifies them by means of digital technologies applied to solve problems or exploit new business opportunities. It also includes in-depth case studies in which... more...


The two-volume set LNCS 8873 and 8874 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 20th International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Cryptology and Information Security, ASIACRYPT 2014, held in Kaoshiung, Taiwan, in December 2014. The 55 revised full papers and two invited talks presented were carefully selected from 255 submissions. They are organized in topical sections on cryptology and coding theory; authenticated encryption;... more...

Women in the Security Profession: A Practical Guide for Career Development is a resource for women considering a career in security, or for those seeking to advance to its highest levels of management. It provides a historical perspective on how women have evolved in the industry, as well as providing real-world tips and insights on how they can help shape its future. The comprehensive text helps women navigate their security... more...

The Data Management Body of Knowledge (DAMA-DMBOK2) presents a comprehensive view of the challenges, complexities, and value of effective data management. Today's organizations recognize that managing data is central to their success. They recognize data has value and they want to leverage that value. As our ability and desire to create and exploit data has increased, so too has the need for reliable data management practices. The second edition of... more...

Don't simply show your data—tell a story with it!  Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data. You'll discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story. The lessons in this illuminative text are grounded in theory, but made accessible through numerous real-world examples—ready for immediate application to your next... more...

This edited collection offers a number of contributions from leading scholars investigating Blockchain and its implications for business. Focusing on the transformation of the overall value chain, the sections cover the foundations of Blockchain, its drivers and barriers, business modelling and a range of examples from industry. Using a number of theoretical and methodological approaches, this innovative publication aims to further the cause of this... more...