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Agile software development has become an umbrella term for a number of changes in how software developers plan and coordinate their work, how they communicate with customers and external stakeholders, and how software development is organized in small, medium, and large companies, from the telecom and healthcare sectors to games and interactive media. Still, after a decade of research, agile software development is the source of continued debate due to... more...

Convert the promise of big data into real world results There is so much buzz around big data. We all need to know what it is and how it works - that much is obvious. But is a basic understanding of the theory enough to hold your own in strategy meetings? Probably. But what will set you apart from the rest is actually knowing how to USE big data to get solid, real-world business results - and putting that in place to improve performance.... more...

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Security and Cryptography, SCN 2014, held in Amalfi, Italy, in September 2014. The 31 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 95 submissions. They are organized in topical sections on key exchange; multilinear maps and obfuscation; pseudorandom function extensions; secure computation - foundations and algorithms; network security; functional... more...

Due to the recent advances in computers and technology as a whole, Knowledge Management has taken on a whole new importance. In our society we need KM to ensure that we apply knowledge correctly to differing situations and effectively use that information at the correct times. Global Aspects and Cultural Perspectives on Knowledge Management: Emerging Dimensions presents new technologies, approaches, issues, solutions, and cases that can help an... more...

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...


The New Edition of a Business Classic This landmark work, the first to introduce business leaders to analytics, reveals how analytics are rewriting the rules of competition. Updated with fresh content, Competing on Analytics provides the road map for becoming an analytical competitor, showing readers how to create new strategies for their organizations based on sophisticated analytics. Introducing a five-stage model of analytical... more...

Requirements engineering has since long acknowledged the importance of the notion that system requirements are stakeholder goals—rather than system functions—and ought to be elicited, modeled and analyzed accordingly. In this book, Nurcan and her co-editors collected twenty contributions from leading researchers in requirements engineering with the intention to comprehensively present an overview of the different perspectives that exist today, in... more...

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging network superstructure that will connect physical resources and actual users. It will support an ecosystem of smart applications and services bringing hyper-connectivity to our society by using augmented and rich interfaces.  Whereas in the beginning IoT referred to the advent of barcodes and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), which helped to automate inventory, tracking and basic... more...

Discover how data science can help you gain in-depth insightinto your business - the easy way! Jobs in data science abound, but few people have the datascience skills needed to fill these increasingly important roles inorganizations. Data Science For Dummies is the perfectstarting point for IT professionals and students interested inmaking sense of their organization's massive data sets andapplying their findings to real-world... more...

by S. Lax
We live in an information society. Or so we are told. Access to unlimited information will promote equality for all. But is the information society really going to be like this? Who is going to reap the rewards of new information and communication technologies? Focusing on a theme of exclusion, Access Denied in the Information Age dispels the myths of the information society. The authors here take a few steps back from the hype and consider the real... more...