An in-depth article about functional requirements and use cases from two industry gurus.
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Inside the Overvalued World of High-Tech Stocks--and What you Need to Know to Avoid the Coming Shakeout
The Internet Bubble is the story of the turbulent world of high-tech stocks, a place where fortunes are made and lost in a day. This book uncovers the inner workings of an industry that increasingly thrives on greed and hype. It shows who is really getting rich, and how they use small investors to finance their empires.
After over twelve years of field research and development, HELIX's time is now. It has been used to help many companies. By applying the HELIX Factor companies can: build measurable objectives, replace arbitrary cost cutting measures, generate employee commitment to improvement and teamwork, enhance learning opportunities, and integrate Ideas from top management to line employees. Learn how to build better, faster, more profitable business processes .
A revolutionary workplace-tested method for improving how all businesses and organizations operate. Through 17 basic principals, a company can successfully plan, conduct and enhance its business processes and deliver massive value to its customers, owners and employees.
Boost the efficiency and quality of your software projects at every stage with this application-oriented guide to metrics and methods for managing manage software development and maintenance.
A book about the power of goodness and how positive management can happen. The author Edward M. Marshall champions workers as irreplaceable assets and slams short-term change initiatives that all too often shortchange employees by destroying morale.
No SurprisesProject Management details a simple, commitment-based framework that allows program managers, project managers and team leaders to systematically apply a few rules at multiple levels, releasing them from the "vicious cycle" of project performance mediocrity and leading them towards a cycle of excellent performance. This book is authored by Timm Esque, former project manager and internal performance consultant at Intel Corporation.
The Harvard Business Review paperback series is designed to bring today's managers and professionals the fundamental information they need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world. Here are the landmark ideas that have established the Harvard Business Review as required reading for ambitious businesspeople in organizations around the globe. The eight articles in Harvard Business Review on Knowledge Management highlight the leading-edge thinking and practical applications that are defining the field of knowledge management. Includes Peter Drucker's prophetic "The Coming of the New Organization" and Ikujiro Nonaka's "Knowledge-Creating Company."
Ralph Kimball's bestselling The Data Warehouse Toolkit explained how to design data warehouses using the dimensional modeling technique he developed. This perfect complement to that book shows how dimensional design fits in the overall lifecycle of planning, designing, developing and deploying data marts and data warehouses. Based on the real experiences of four leading data warehouse developers and offering timely case studies, this book provides developers with the fine details on how to master each step in the process. It also covers how to design data marts that are well integrated with the overall data warehouse design.
How can the overall technology project management process be improved? If you have ever been involved in any type of systems and technology project in either the public or private sector for an organization large or small, this book is for you. Get guidelines that help you achieve greater success and reduce the risk of problems and failures in projects. With combined costs of failures and overruns totaling in the hundreds of billions of dollars, you can't afford not to read this book.
In this article, Jim defines some basic components and outlines web application modeling extensions to UML.