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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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F.I.R.E.
Book
 

Dan Ward

HarperBusiness, 2014

(9)

Data Crush
Book
 

Christopher Surdak

AMACOM, 2014

(9)

Ten Types of Innovation
Book
 

Larry Keeley et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(9)

Why Truly Innovative Science Demands a Leap into the Unknown
Video

Uri Alon

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

The New Industrial Revolution
Book
 

Peter Marsh

Yale UP, 2012

(8)

Hidden in Plain Sight
Book
 

Jan Chipchase and Simon Steinhardt

HarperBusiness, 2013

(7)

Big Data
Book
 

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

Houghton Mifflin, 2013

(8)

Innovating Analytics
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Larry Freed

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(7)

How to Implement Lean Manufacturing
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Lonnie Wilson

McGraw-Hill, 2009

(8)

Fabricated
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Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

Eco-Business
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Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister

MIT Press, 2013

(9)

Supply Chain Risk
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John Manners-Bell

Kogan Page, 2014

(9)

Tuned In
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Craig Stull et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008

(8)

Don’t Make Me Think
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Steve Krug

New Riders, 2005

(9)

The Future of Decision Making
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Roger C. Schank et al.

Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

(8)

From Concept to Consumer
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Phil Baker

FT Press, 2008

(8)

The Naked Corporation
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Don Tapscott and David Ticoll

Free Press, 2003

(7)

Data Driven
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Thomas C. Redman

Harvard Business Review Press, 2008

(8)

The China Price
Book

Alexandra Harney

Penguin, 2008

(8)

The Supply-Based Advantage
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Stephen C. Rogers

AMACOM, 2009

(8)

Jugaad Innovation
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Navi Radjou et al.

Jossey-Bass, 2012

(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.