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IT, Production & Logistics

Do your upper levels know what's happening down on the factory floor? Let's hope so! If not, these summaries will teach you everything you need to know about supply chain management, production, quality control, and research and development. Tech junkies will also get their fill here.

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Ten Types of Innovation
Book
 

Larry Keeley et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(9)

Data Crush
Book
 

Christopher Surdak

AMACOM, 2014

(9)

F.I.R.E.
Book
 

Dan Ward

HarperBusiness, 2014

(9)

Big Data
Book
 

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

Houghton Mifflin, 2013

(8)

Why Truly Innovative Science Demands a Leap into the Unknown
Video

Uri Alon

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

Manage Your Project Portfolio
Book

Johanna Rothman

Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2009

(7)

Fabricated
Book
 

Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

Supply Chain Risk
Book
 

John Manners-Bell

Kogan Page, 2014

(9)

The Technology Machine
Book
 

Patricia E. Moody and Richard E. Morley

Free Press, 1999

(9)

Open Innovation
Book
 

Henry Chesbrough

Harvard Business Review Press, 2005

(8)

Don’t Make Me Think
Book
 

Steve Krug

New Riders, 2005

(9)

IT Savvy
Book
 

Peter Weill and Jeanne W. Ross

Harvard Business Review Press, 2009

(8)

What Nonprofits Can Learn from Coca-Cola
Video

Melinda French Gates

TED Conferences LLC, 2010

(8)

Beyond the Lean Revolution
Book
 

Deborah J. Nightingale and Jayakanth Srinivasan

AMACOM, 2011

(7)

Procurement 20/20
Book
 

Peter Spiller et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

Performance Dashboards
Book
 

Wayne W. Eckerson

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005

(7)

A Bold New Way to Fund Drug Research
Video

Roger Stein

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

The New Industrial Revolution
Book
 

Peter Marsh

Yale UP, 2012

(8)

Distribution Channels
Book

Julian Dent

Kogan Page, 2011

(8)

Baked In
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Alex Bogusky and John Winsor

AGATE Publishing, 2009

(8)

Out of the Crisis
Book
 

W. Edwards Deming

MIT Press, 2000

(9)

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IT, Production & Logistics

Understanding the fundamental relationship between information technology, production and logistics is one of the keys to sustaining a successful operation. In an age of heightened competitiveness, companies are always looking for the best ways to upgrade IT, increase production efficiency and streamline logistics management. It’s nearly impossible for busy executives and managers to keep tabs on the latest developments in business logistics and supply chain management. That’s what makes getAbstract an indispensable resource for informal learning. Our vast online library features five-page summaries of the best books on IT, production and logistics. You can access our streamlined service 24/7 on your computer or your hand-held device. Our summaries are also available in several languages and on audio. getAbstract is such a valuable source of knowledge and so easy to use that you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it.

Covering all the Bases

The summaries in this category cover a wide range of topics including research and development; manufacturing and quality control; production and logistics; and distribution. For example, you’ll learn why innovation and maintaining a competitive edge is more critical than ever in the face of an expanding global marketplace. You’ll discover the importance of production management and recognizing when it’s time to abandon a project and return to the drawing board. You’ll also learn why a growing number of companies are choosing offshore outsourcing for their IT needs. Join thousands of satisfied clients who have come to rely on getAbstract for vital information, advice and guidance. Don’t let yourself fall behind the learning curve.