Cunning meets his bosses’ expectations.With the help of pin boards and flipcharts,
he at first starts to summarize and to structure the discussion points in a mind
map. He lists arguments, objectives, strengths, and weaknesses in structure trees.
Moreover, Fritz Cunning succeeds par excellence with what no one had expected:
He takes the edge out of the discussion and eliminates opposition by actively
engaging all those present into his analysis, creating transparency.
Chapter 29: Maintenance and reengineering. This chapter presents the following content: Business process reengineering principles, business process reengineering model, software maintenance, software reengineering process model, reverse engineering concepts, reverse engineering activities, reverse engineering user interfaces, restructuring benefits,...
Chapter 31 - Service-centric software engineering. In this chapter, the learning objectives are: To explain the notion of a reusable service, based on web service standards, that provides a mechanism for inter-organisational computing; to describe the service engineering process that is intended to produce reusable web services; to introduce service composition as a means of application development; to show how business process models may be used as a basis for the design of service-oriented systems.
Since it’s standardization by the OMG (Object Management Group) in November 1997,
the Unified Modeling Language (UML) has had a tremendous impact on how software
systems are developed. The role of modeling in specifying and documenting complex
software systems is being accepted, and an industrial approach to software engineering
is on its way to becoming reality.
Traversing the design and construction process, even for an experienced hand, is
sometimes daunting. When dealing with unfamiliar terminology and professionals
in the fi eld of architecture, engineering, and construction, project owners may need
some guidance along the way and, at times, wish they had a relative in the building
business to provide them with some helpful tips.
The purpose of this book is fairly simple, to introduce and reflect on some of the key writers,
ideas, models and approaches in strategic management.
Chapter one is brief overview of how strategy got here. Whittington’s work is used to give an
overview of different views (or even philosophies) of strategy positioned for us in a framework.
We use Whittington’s (2001) model of strategy as our base model. Whittington’s classical,
evolutionary, processual and systemic strategy offers us a reference point as well as the
underpinning for different ways of dealing with strategy....
Process management is presented as knowledge, skills, tools, techniques and systems to
define, visualize, measure, control, report and improve processes with the goal to meet
people requirements profitably. We can it apply first and foremost by doing business as well
as by management processes in many separate areas of our life. To be successful in this
process it is needed continually provide the effectiveness of the results of all processes and
their constant optimization.
Composite applications aid businesses by stitching together various componented
business capabilities. In the current enterprise scenario, empowering business
users to react quickly to the rapidly changing business environment is the top most
priority. With the advent of composite applications the 'reuse' paradigm has moved
from the technical aspect to the business aspect. You no longer re-use a service
but re-use a business process. Now, enterprises can define their own behaviors
optimized for their businesses through metadata and flows.
Software systems Ubiquitous, used in variety of applications
- Business, engineering, scientific applications
Simple to complex, internal to public, single function to enterprise-wide, one location to distributed, batch or real time, informational to mission-critical,…
More businesses and ambitious individuals are trying to bring applications to the Web but they are bewildered with the array of components and concepts needed to create a data-driven site. The cost, stability and ease of development using the Open Source PHP 4 scripting language and a MySQL database makes this combination the best choice for small and mid-size Web-based applications.
Though a C++-to-CORBA interface does exist, no books on CORBA provide more than a spattering of examples in C++-until now. This guide satisfies the legions of C++ programmers craving the knowledge to enhance their programming skills. After concise overviews of CORBA and C++ object request brokers (ORBs), readers will learn how to synthesize it all and build complete C++ applications. Best of all, the authors help programmers demystify the complex new C++ language binding technology, a vital step in mastering this new platform.
NX is one of product development solutions CAD / CAM / CAE most advanced and closely integrated world. Spanning the entire range of product development, NX brings tremendous value to businesses of all sizes. It simplifies product design complexity, thus speeding up the process of introducing products to market. To help you understand more about this issue, invite you to refer to the content topic "NX7 for engineering design."
Recently statistical knowledge has become an important requirement and occupies a prominent position in the exercise of various professions. In the real world, the processes have a large volume of data and are naturally multivariate and as such, require a proper treatment. For these conditions it is difficult or practically impossible to use methods of univariate statistics. The wide application of multivariate techniques and the need to spread them more fully in the academic and the business justify the creation of this book....
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Telecommunications Survival Guide will help any professional understand all of today's most important new telecommunications, networking, and high-speed Internet technologies-and how to profit from them! Leading author and consultant Peter Moulton explains today's telecom revolution in straightforward, easy-to-follow language—with plenty of pictures, diagrams, and business examples. From wireless to LANs, DSL to satellite communications, you'll learn how it works, why it matters, and how you can use it to save money and reach new customers....
Building Wireless Community Networks is about getting people online using wireless network technology. The 802.11b standard (also known as WiFi) makes it possible to network towns, schools, neighborhoods, small business, and almost any kind of organization. All that's required is a willingness to cooperate and share resources.
Information technologies include the entire field of computer-based information processing (i.e., hardware,
software, applications, and services, telecommunication links and networks, digital databases, and the integrated
technical specifications that enable these systems to function interactively). Information technologies are a major
force in the U.S. economy and new applications are being developed and deployed into the marketplace on an 18-
to 24-month cycle.
The Internet has already profoundly changed our economic
and social world. Th e developments we have seen so far are
just a beginning. If today’s Internet is a crucial element of our
economy – the future Internet will play an even more vital
role in every conceivable business process. It will become
the productivity tool “par excellence”. Th e Internet itself
is a fantastic tool for connecting people together into an
enormous social networking project.
Th e cultures and values governing the Internet have changed.
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of professors, laboratory equipment and study conditions.