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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)

F.I.R.E.
Book
 

Dan Ward

HarperBusiness, 2014

(9)

Data Crush
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Christopher Surdak

AMACOM, 2014

(9)

Big Data
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Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

Houghton Mifflin, 2013

(8)

Fabricated
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Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

The Long Tail
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Chris Anderson

Hyperion, 2006

(10)

Supply Chain Risk
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John Manners-Bell

Kogan Page, 2014

(9)

Gemba Kaizen
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Masaaki Imai

McGraw-Hill, 1997

(7)

Don’t Make Me Think
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Steve Krug

New Riders, 2005

(9)

Information Technology Project Management
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Jack T. Marchewka

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009

(7)

Inside the Patent Factory
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Donal O'Connell

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008

(6)

Change by Design
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Tim Brown

HarperBusiness, 2009

(8)

Demand Management Best Practices
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Colleen Crum and George E. Palmatier

J. Ross, 2003

(8)

Warehouse Management
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Gwynne Richards

Kogan Page, 2011

(8)

Hacking Exposed
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Joel Scambray et al.

McGraw-Hill, 2001

(9)

Business Process Management and the Balanced Scorecard
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Ralph Smith

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006

(6)

Out of the Crisis
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W. Edwards Deming

MIT Press, 2000

(9)

E-Business and ERP
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Murrell G. Shields

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001

(9)

Earth, Inc.
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Gregory Unruh

Harvard Business Review Press, 2010

(9)

The Toyota Way
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Jeffrey K. Liker

McGraw-Hill, 2003

(8)

A/B Testing
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Dan Siroker and Pete Koomen

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(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.