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The Architecture of Open Source Applications, Volume II: Structure, Scale, and a Few More Fearless Hacks By Amy Brown & Greg Wilson
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Architects look at thousands of buildings during their training, and study critiques of those buildings written by masters. In contrast, most software developers only ever get to know a handful of... More > large programs well — usually programs they wrote themselves — and never study the great programs of history. As a result, they repeat one another’s mistakes rather than building on one another’s successes. This second volume of The Architecture of Open Source Applications aims to change that. In it, the authors of twenty-four open source applications explain how their software is structured, and why. What are each program's major components? How do they interact? And what did their builders learn during their development? In answering these questions, the contributors to this book provide unique insights into how they think. All royalties from the sales of both volumes of this book in all forms go to Amnesty International.< Less
Turbulent Coast: Analysis and Design for a Changing Environment By MLA Class of 2012 Bruce Sharky
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LA 7004 is a graduate landscape architecture design studio that introduces students to various concepts and processes in regional planning and design. The book includes work from students engaged in... More > large-scale land areas roughly including the Louisiana parishes of St. Bernard, Plaquemines, and Orleans East.< Less
Public Sector Pocketbook: Implementing ERP; Challenges and Perspectives on Managing Change By Rainer Sommer
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Executive guide to effectively plan for large-scale ERP based Public Sector change management efforts.
On technological change and the energy transition challenge: studies on patents, business models, technology adoption, and diffusion barriers By Benedikt Römer
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Energy systems worldwide are on the brink of their largest transformation since the construction of today’s electricity grids. This dissertation includes four studies on managerial and economic... More > aspects of this transition. The first study focuses on smart grid technologies, compares inventive activities in OECD countries and tests hypotheses with a panel data regression model. The second study reviews literature on business models for renewable energies in developing and industrialized countries and provides an overview of key drivers, barriers and business opportunities. Study three analyzes the technology adoption of electricity storage systems with a quantitative large-scale user study. The fourth study uses qualitative expert interviews and emphasizes the importance of positive externalities for the diffusion of smart grid enabling technologies. This book helps to better understand the challenges in the transition of energy systems and to successfully craft necessary strategies.< Less
Climate Change Effects On Electricity Consumption In Fars Province By Mohammad Rahmanian et al.
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Climate changes are among of the factors which affect on consuming behavior; so bring changes in load of the network. Meanwhile temperature is the most important factor; that is because of the use of... More > heating and cooling devices in large scale. With no doubt, Fars province with its unique diversity of climate is one of the best options for doing a research. In this book, we calculate the amount of load dependence to air temperature with counting correlation coefficient of load and temperature. In this book, which includes four chapters all elements which are related to climate changes in Fars province are elaborated, thus a great amount of information is presented to the readers.< Less
Are You Ready for Your Business Transformation? By Michael J. Vitale
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Modernization is one of the many large scale changes a business can undertake to improve performance. It’s not uncommon for companies to undergo several of these changes over their lifetime. In... More > today’s vernacular they are called Business Transformations. If the changes leverage technology to redefine the customer experience and/or operating model, they are called Digital Transformations. The magnitude of change accompanying business transformations can be overwhelming, if you are prepared, and catastrophic otherwise. This book is about improving your readiness to address the change in a business transformation. It answers the questions “How do you know if you’re ready?” and if not, “What can you do about it?” The first question is addressed through Readiness Assessments and the second question is addressed through Readiness Preparations.< Less
Are You Ready for Your Business Transformation? By Michael J. Vitale
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Modernization is one of the many large scale changes a business can undertake to improve performance. It’s not uncommon for companies to undergo several of these changes over their lifetime. In... More > today’s vernacular they are called Business Transformations. If the changes leverage technology to redefine the customer experience and/or operating model, they are called Digital Transformations. The magnitude of change accompanying business transformations can be overwhelming, if you are prepared, and catastrophic otherwise. This book is about improving your readiness to address the change in a business transformation. It answers the questions “How do you know if you’re ready?” and if not, “What can you do about it?” The first question is addressed through Readiness Assessments and the second question is addressed through Readiness Preparations.< Less
Toward a New Era of Learning: Untangling Our Next Public Education By Wilson Winnitoy
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What will our next public education system and its schools be like? It is a good question, but not one, unfortunately, that is on everyone’s mind, at least not for now. We are too busy trying... More > to fix the system we have, too busy to look ahead. We do not have to look very far. Our next public education system, and its new approach to learning, is already revealing itself. It is visible in the pressures from parents and their ceaseless efforts to influence profoundly the quality of the experience their children have in school. It is visible in the creative efforts of many dedicated teachers and school administrators as they surmount, day after day, the dehumanizing tendencies of large-scale mass education. This book is a look into the future. We must rethink the meaning of the values and beliefs that drove the creation of the public schools over 100 years ago. We must translate them into a new kind of learning that responds to the challenges and opportunities of our time and place in history.< Less
Toward a New Era of Learning: Untangling Our Next Public Education By Wilson Winnitoy
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What will our next public education system and its schools be like? It is a good question, but not one, unfortunately, that is on everyone’s mind, at least not for now. We are too busy trying... More > to fix the system we have, too busy to look ahead. We do not have to look very far. Our next public education system, and its new approach to learning, is already revealing itself. It is visible in the pressures from parents and their ceaseless efforts to influence profoundly the quality of the experience their children have in school. It is visible in the creative efforts of many dedicated teachers and school administrators as they surmount, day after day, the dehumanizing tendencies of large-scale mass education. This book is a look into the future. We must rethink the meaning of the values and beliefs that drove the creation of the public schools over 100 years ago. We must translate them into a new kind of learning that responds to the challenges and opportunities of our time and place in history.< Less
The Management Of Projects, Systems, Internet And Risks By Andreas Sofroniou
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Technology of the 21st century is and will be ‘electronic mobility’. This will give us the complementary opportunity of being able to work or play as we choose, at any time and anywhere.... More > The 19th and 20th centuries gave us increasing ’physical mobility’ through the ship, train, car and the aircraft. Those new freedoms transformed business, personal life and a new style of management. As well as facilitating very large scale economic development, which in turn caused further adaptations of the philosophical concepts as perceived through the ages. Such technological advance and power brings responsibility. Not everyone responds well to a change or the challenge. While one person may find change exciting, another may be scared rigid. Politically speaking, what is happening outside the country may also affect how an individual views change in politics. Keeping thoroughly abreast of how citizens are feeling is very important. The same exactly viewpoint will exist in an office.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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