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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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Data Crush
Book
 

Christopher Surdak

AMACOM, 2014

(9)

F.I.R.E.
Book
 

Dan Ward

HarperBusiness, 2014

(9)

The Long Tail
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Chris Anderson

Hyperion, 2006

(10)

Ten Types of Innovation
Book
 

Larry Keeley et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(9)

Big Data
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Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

Houghton Mifflin, 2013

(8)

Jack Welch and the GE Way
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Robert Slater

McGraw-Hill, 1998

(8)

The Power of Six Sigma
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Subir Chowdhury

Dearborn Trade Publishing, 2001

(9)

Fabricated
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Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

A/B Testing
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Dan Siroker and Pete Koomen

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

Creating a Lean Culture
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David Mann

Productivity Press, 2005

(7)

The Power of Design for Six Sigma
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Subir Chowdhury

Dearborn, 2003

(9)

Performance Dashboards
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Wayne W. Eckerson

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005

(7)

Open Innovation
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Henry Chesbrough

Harvard Business Review Press, 2005

(8)

The Spider's Strategy
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Amit S. Mukherjee

FT Press, 2008

(7)

Innovating Analytics
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Larry Freed

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(7)

Data Driven
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Thomas C. Redman

Harvard Business Review Press, 2008

(8)

Enterprise 2.0
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Andrew McAfee

Harvard Business Review Press, 2009

(8)

Lean Six Sigma
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Michael L. George

McGraw-Hill, 2002

(9)

I Know It When I See It
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John Guaspari

AMACOM, 1991

(8)

Lean Thinking
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James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones

Simon & Schuster, 1996

(6)

Competing Against Time
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George Stalk, Jr. and Thomas M. Hout

Free Press, 1990

(8)

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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.