Praise for The Art of Agile Development
“Jim Shore and Shane Warden expertly explain the practices and benefits of Extreme Programming. They offer advice from their real-world experiences in leading teams. They answer questions about the practices and show contraindications—ways that a practice may be misapplied.
Praise for The Art of SEO:
Roll up your sleeves, buckle your seat belt, and take your foot off the brake. You are about to go on a journey from the very basics to the very high-end, enterprise level, and then into the future of the art of SEO. These four authors have been involved in Internet marketing from the very start and have handson experience.
Praise for Conversations for Change "must read for anyone in business, government, or academia. The lessons she taught all too often for granted. This work distilled a lifetime of experience easy to understand action can bring benefits to all of us "- Joseph main, president and CEO, Bank of Victory" conversations that you have with your colleagues, your boss, various team, and even meaning itself. If not, then it is time to change the conversation.
The Talent Management Essentials series presents state-of-the-art
thinking on critical talent management topics ranging from
global staffi ng, to career pathing, to engagement, to executive staffing,
to performance management, to mentoring, to real-time leadership
development. Authored by leading authorities and scholars on
their respective topics, each volume offers state-of-the-art thinking
and the epitome of evidence-based practice.
There are, perhaps, few tests of excellence so sure as the popular verdict on a work of art a hundred years after
its accomplishment. So much time must be allowed for the swing and rebound of taste, for the despoiling of tawdry splendours and to permit the work of art itself to form a public capable of appreciating it. Such
marvellous fragments reach us of Elizabethan praises; and we cannot help recalling the number of copies of
'Prometheus Unbound' sold in the lifetime of the poet. We know too well "what porridge had John Keats," and
remember with misgiving the turtle to which we...
Many recent texts place instructors in the difficult position of chosing between authoritative, state-of-the art coverage and an approach that is highly supportive of student learning. This carefully developed text was widely praised by reviewers for both its great clarity and its rigor. The book balances theory and practice in depth without getting bogged down in excessive technical or mathematical language and has abundant coverage of current topics of interest, such as programmable devices, computer-aided design, and testability.
America’s modern culture is unavoidably and irreversibly immersed in the media. Men,
Women, grandmothers, teenagers, even children are subject to the powerful influence of media
today. As Americans, we are subject to an abounding atmosphere of subliminal messages and
culturally strive to be like those we see on television, in the movies, and walking down the
streets of Hollywood. It is vital to realize in our hustle-bustle lives that a billboard with a favorite
celebrity sprawled across it does not deserve respect and extensive praise.