Innovation games: creating breakthrough products through by Luke Hohmann

By Luke Hohmann

Innovation via Understandingsm   the hardest a part of innovation? properly predicting what buyers wish, want, and should pay for. whether you ask them, they generally can’t clarify what they wish. Now, there’s a leap forward resolution: Innovation video games. Drawing on his software program product technique and product administration consulting event, Luke Hohmann has created twelve video games that assist you discover your shoppers’ real, hidden wishes and needs.   You’ll research what each one video game will accomplish, why it really works, and the way to play it with shoppers. Then, Hohmann indicates the best way to combine the consequences into your product improvement approaches, supporting you concentration your efforts, decrease your expenses, speed up time to industry, and bring the best ideas, correct from the beginning. learn the way your shoppers outline good fortune notice what buyers don’t like approximately your choices discover unstated wishes and leap forward possibilities comprehend the place your choices healthy into your shoppers’ operations make clear precisely how and while shoppers will use your services or products carry the fitting new gains, and make higher approach judgements elevate empathy for the purchasers’ adventure inside of your company enhance the effectiveness of the revenues and repair agencies establish your most well known advertising and marketing messages and sellable beneficial properties Innovation video games should be vital for somebody who desires to force extra profitable, customer-focused product improvement: product and R&D managers, CTOs and improvement leaders, retailers, and senior enterprise executives alike.

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ODP.NET developers guide : Oracle database 10g development by Jagadish Chatarji Pulakhandam

By Jagadish Chatarji Pulakhandam

It is a functional advisor for builders operating with the Oracle facts supplier for .NET (ODP.NET) utilizing VB.NET. From introducing ODP.NET and programming with ODP.NET to software improvement utilizing ODP.NET and directly to discussing Oracle Developer instruments for visible Studio 2005, this booklet covers the $64000 facets of ODP.NET. The e-book is written for pro .NET builders who have to paintings with and take complete good thing about Oracle Database 10g utilizing visible Studio 2005. builders are anticipated to be accustomed to visible Basic.NET 2005 and feature minimal wisdom of Oracle SQL and PL/SQL.

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Grundkurs Software-Engineering mit UML: Der pragmatische Weg by Stephan Kleuker

By Stephan Kleuker

Software-Projekte scheitern aus den unterschiedlichsten Gründen. Dieses Buch zeigt anhand der systematischen examine von Chancen und Risiken, wie die Wege zu erfolgreichen Software-Projekten aussehen. Ausgehend von der foundation, dass das Zusammenspiel aller an einem Projekt Beteiligten in Prozessen koordiniert werden soll, wird mit Hilfe der UML (Unified Modeling Language) der Weg von den Anforderungen über die Modellierung bis zur Implementierung beschrieben. Es werden situationsabhängige Alternativen diskutiert und der gesamte Prozess mit qualitätssichernden Maßnahmen begleitet. Zur Abrundung des Themengebiets werden wichtige Ansätze zur Projektplanung und zur Projektdurchführung beschrieben, die die Einbettung der Software-Entwicklung in die Gesamtprozesse eines Unternehmens aufzeigen.
Alle Kapitel schließen mit Wiederholungsfragen und Übungsaufgaben. Lösungsskizzen sind über das web erhältlich.

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Programmierung mit LEGO Mindstorms NXT: Robotersysteme, by Karsten Berns, Daniel Schmidt

By Karsten Berns, Daniel Schmidt

Das Buch bietet einen Einstieg in die Programmierung am Beispiel von LEGO Mindstorms NXT-Robotern und richtet sich an Schüler der Oberstufe und an Studierende in den ersten Semestern. Ausgehend von wichtigen Grundkenntnissen der Informatik wie Rechneraufbau und Programmentwurf wird schrittweise in die Programmierung komplexer Softwaresysteme eingeführt. Hierzu werden zwei unterschiedliche Konzepte beleuchtet; die graphische Programmierung von LEGO und die Programmierung mit der weit verbreiteten Hochsprache JAVA. Die graphische Programmierung bietet für Anfänger einen schnellen Einstieg in die Entwicklung von Robotersteuerungen. Die hierzu notwendigen Programmkonstrukte aber auch die LEGO Bauteile wie Sensoren, Motoren und Rechner werden detailliert vorgestellt. Mit der Beschreibung der objektorientierten Programmiersprache JAVA und der Erweiterung LeJOS wird in die Entwicklung komplexer Softwareprogramme eingeführt. Ausführliche Beispiele erlauben einen schrittweisen Einstieg in die beiden unterschiedlichen Programmierkonzepte. Darauf aufbauende Aufgaben vertiefen das Wissen und bieten zahlreiche weitere Ideen und Anwendungen. Ein Glossar, das wichtige technische Begriffe vorstellt, sowie ein ausführliches Literaturverzeichnis mit empfehlenswerten Büchern und zahlreichen Internet-Verweisen runden das Buch ab. Alle benötigten Softwareprogramme, alle Aufgabenlösungen und Bauanleitungen sowie weitere Informationen werden darüber hinaus im web bereitgestellt.

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Personalorientierte Montageplanung für komplexe und by Christoph Hechl

By Christoph Hechl

Die vorliegende Dissertation entstand neben meiner Tätigkeit am Institut für Produktionstechnik GmbH (ifp). Besonders danken möchte ich Herrn Professor Dr.-Ing. 1. Milberg, dem Leiter des Lehrstuhis für Werkzeugmaschinen und Betriebswissenschaften (iwb) an der Technischen Universität München sowie des oben genannten Instituts, für die wohlwollende Unterstützung und großzügige Förderung, die entscheidend zur erfolgreichen Durchführung dieser Arbeit beigetragen hat. Dieser Dank gilt auch Herrn Professor Dr.-Ing. G. Reinhart, dem Leiter des Lehrstuhls für Werkzeugmaschinen und Fertigungstechnik für seine Unterstützung und die Übernahme des Vorsitzes des Prüfungskommission. Herrn Professor Dr.-Ing. ok. Ehrlenspiel, dem Leiter des Lehrstuhls für Konstruktion im Maschinenbau an der Technischen Universität München, danke ich für die Übernahme des Korreferates und die kritische Durchsicht der Arbeit. Mein Dank gilt weiter Herrn Professor Dr.-Ing. Christoph Maier und Herrn Dr.-Ing. Stefan Linner, den Geschäftsführern des Instituts für Produktionstechnik, für die stete Unterstützung und berufliche Förderung sowie die langjährige gute Zusammenarbeit. DarUberhinaus möchte ich allen Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern des Instituts und allen Studenten, die mich bei der Erstellung meiner Arbeit unterstützt haben, recht herzlich danken.

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Understanding .NET by David Chappell

By David Chappell

Courses to Microsoft's .NET applied sciences abound (see desktop Media, LJ 4/1/01), yet such a lot specialise in just one piece of the colossus. Chappell's booklet is various since it deals a lucid assessment of each point of .NET. meant for builders and expertise managers yet obtainable to put readers, it describes how present languages and applied sciences (such as ASP) are remodeled within the .NET atmosphere and explains the reasoning in the back of growing new languages reminiscent of C#. sensitive subject matters just like the privateness concerns created through .NET My prone and .NET's seeming similarity to Java also are squarely addressed. hugely instructed for all libraries.

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The Best Software Writing I by Joel Spolsky

By Joel Spolsky

It's great having a suite of top of the range writing on the topic of software program and the enterprise in a single position rather than trawling the net for it. Meryl okay. Evans, meryl. ...an exciting learn with a few enlightening insights into what I do for a living... the total ebook is astounding although, and also you should still totally choose it up...in useless tree shape. it is a publication worthy trying out, whether you're now not a software program developer.
With a nod to either the intense and humorous facets of technical writing, the simplest software program Writing I: chosen and brought via Joel Spolsky is an pleasing learn and a consultant to the technical writing literati.
The most sensible software program Writing includes writings from:
* Ken Arnold * Leon Bambrick * Michael Bean * Rory Blyth * Adam Bosworth * danah boyd * Raymond Chen * Kevin Cheng and Tom Chi * Cory Doctorow * ea_spouse * Bruce Eckel * Paul Ford * Paul Graham * John Gruber * Gregor Hohpe * Ron Jeffries * Eric Johnson * Eric Lippert * Michael Lopp * Larry Osterman * Mary Poppendieck * Rick Schaut * Aaron Swart * Clay Shirky * Eric Sink * why the fortunate stiff

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Software Architecture: A Comprehensive Framework and Guide by Oliver Vogel, Ingo Arnold, Arif Chughtai, Timo Kehrer

By Oliver Vogel, Ingo Arnold, Arif Chughtai, Timo Kehrer

As a software program architect you're employed in a wide-ranging and dynamic atmosphere. you'll want to comprehend the desires of your client, layout architectures that fulfill either useful and non-functional specifications, and lead improvement groups in imposing the structure. And it truly is an atmosphere that's regularly altering: tendencies similar to cloud computing, provider orientation, and model-driven methods open up new architectural possibilities.

This publication can assist you to enhance a holistic architectural knowledge and data base that extends past concrete tools, suggestions, and applied sciences. it is going to additionally assist you to obtain or extend the technical, methodological, and social competences that you simply want. The authors position the highlight on you, the architect, and give you long term architectural orientation. they offer you a lot instructions, checklists, and top practices to aid you on your sensible work.

 

"Software Architecture" deals IT scholars, software program builders, and software program architects a holistic and constant orientation throughout correct subject matters. The booklet additionally offers beneficial info and proposals for method architects and firm architects, because the various subject matters provided also are proper for his or her paintings. in addition, IT undertaking leads and different IT managers can use the booklet to procure an greater knowing of architecture.

 

Further info is offered at www.software-architecture-book.org.

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Decision Making with Dominance Constraints in Two-Stage by Uwe Gotzes

By Uwe Gotzes

Two-stage stochastic programming types are regarded as appealing instruments for making optimum judgements lower than uncertainty. characteristically, optimality is formalized via using statistical parameters resembling the expectancy or the conditional price in danger to the distributions of aim values.

Uwe Gotzes analyzes an method of account for probability aversion in two-stage versions established upon partial orders at the set of genuine random variables. those stochastic orders allow the incorporation of the features of entire distributions into the choice strategy. The revenue or rate distributions needs to move a benchmark try out with a given appropriate distribution. hence, extra ambitions will be optimized. For this new classification of stochastic optimization difficulties, effects on constitution and balance are confirmed and a adapted set of rules to take on huge challenge circumstances is constructed. the results of the modelling heritage and numerical effects from the applying of the proposed set of rules are confirmed with case stories from power buying and selling.

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Software Measurement and Estimation: A Practical Approach by Linda M. Laird

By Linda M. Laird

A good, quantitative procedure for estimating and handling software program projectsHow many folks do i would like? whilst will the standard be more than enough for advertisement sale? Can this fairly be performed in weeks? instead of hoping on intuition, the authors of software program dimension and Estimation provide a brand new, demonstrated procedure that comes with the quantitative instruments, information, and data had to make sound estimations.The textual content starts with the principles of dimension, identifies the right metrics, after which makes a speciality of strategies and instruments for estimating the hassle had to achieve a given point of caliber and function for a software program venture. the entire components that impression estimations are completely tested, supplying you with the instruments had to usually alter and increase your estimations to accomplish a venture on time, inside finances, and at an anticipated point of quality.This textual content contains numerous good points that experience confirmed to achieve success in making the fabric available and simple to master:* uncomplicated, ordinary kind and logical presentation and association allows you to construct a high-quality starting place of concept and strategies to take on advanced estimations* Examples, supplied through the textual content, illustrate find out how to use concept to resolve real-world difficulties* tasks, incorporated in each one bankruptcy, allow you to observe your newfound wisdom and abilities* ideas for potent communique of quantitative information assist you show your findings and proposals to friends and managementSoftware dimension and Estimation: a realistic method permits training software program engineers and executives to raised estimate, deal with, and successfully converse the plans and development in their software program initiatives. With its classroom-tested good points, this can be a superb textbook for complicated undergraduate-level and graduate scholars in laptop technology and software program engineering.

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