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This new and updated second edition of a classic text provides a thought-provoking introduction to metadata for all library and information students and professionals. Metadata for Information Management and Retrieval has been fully revised by David Haynes to bring it up to date with new technology and standards. The new edition, containing new chapters on Metadata Standards and Encoding Schemes, assesses the current theory and practice of metadata... more...

This book offers state-of the-art research and development outcomes on methodologies, techniques, approaches and successful applications in domain driven, actionable knowledge discovery. It bridges the gap between business expectations and research output.

This book designed to help readers develop and maintain logical, adaptable solutions to business problems. It demonstrates how to visualize these business dependencies connections with a square spreadsheet called a Dependency Structure Matrix, or DSM. Once the links representing dependencies are visualized in a DSM, it can be used to improve the business.

For courses in Management Information Systems (MIS) The authoritative, case-based view into how businesses leverage information systems Kenneth and Jane Laudon’s popular  Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm  continues to define the way MIS courses are taught. Designed for business students, the text provides insight into how contemporary businesses leverage information technologies and... more...

Why would a casino try and stop you from losing? How can a mathematical formula find your future spouse? Would you know if a statistical analysis blackballed you from a job you wanted? Today, number crunching affects your life in ways you might never imagine. In this lively and groundbreaking new book, economist Ian Ayres shows how today's best and brightest organizations are analyzing massive databases at lightening speed to provide greater insights... more...


Emily is feeling rebellious. Emily - the embodiment of many young business people the authors have worked with on system projects - faces a wall of "you don't understand how complex it is". She is told: "You do not have enough experience to make changes", "Best we keep going with the current work the way it is", and "We will think about improvements later." Emily becomes disillusioned and disempowered. Emily's Rebellion presents a new method of... more...

The essential complement to the pathbreaking book Competitive Strategy, Michael E. Porter's Competitive Advantage explores the underpinnings of competitive advantage in the individual firm. With over 30 printings in English and translated into thirteen languages, this second volume in Porter's landmark trilogy describes how a firm actually gains an advantage over its rivals. Competitive Advantage introduces a whole new way of understanding what a firm... more...

For Structured Systems Analysis and Design courses.   Help Readers Become Effective Systems Analysts Using a professionally-oriented approach, Modern Systems Analysis and Design covers the concepts, skills, and techniques essential for systems analysts to successfully develop information systems.   The Eighth Edition examines the role, responsibilities, and mindset of systems analysts and project managers. It... more...

Provide the latest information in database development Focusing on what leading database practitioners say are the most important aspects to database development, Modern Database Management presents sound pedagogy, and topics that are critical for the practical success of database professionals. The Twelfth Edition further facilitates learning with illustrations that clarify important concepts and new media resources that make some... 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...