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vtiger CRM v5.1.x - User and Administration Manual (4th Edition) By Frank Piepiorra
eBook (PDF): $4.99
vtiger CRM is one of the most exciting and best professional-quality Open Source CRM products for small and medium enterprises today. This book covers the CRM version 5.1.0 and is a step-by-step... More > guide to using this powerful CRM application in your business and provides a practical, hands on introduction for beginners as well as experienced CRM system administrators. It covers such topics as navigating and personalizing the system, working with accounts and contacts, using e-mail, managing activities and reports, and security. If you are seriously interested in vtiger CRM you can't be without it. You may have a preview of the shorter HTML version at the vtiger manuals page. This book has been written for users and administrators only. If you are looking for developer support you may visit the vtiger web page. CRM v5.2.x, v5.3.x and v5.4.0 manuals are also available.< Less
Geeks Bearing Gifts By Ted Nelson
Paperback: $19.96
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THE PERFECT GIFT – Whether you love the computer world the way it is, or consider it a nightmare honkytonk prison, you'll giggle and rage at Ted Nelson's telling of computer history, its... More > personalities and infights. Computer movies, music, 3D; the eternal fight between Jobs and Gates; the tangled stories of the Internet and the World Wide Web; all these and more are punchily told in brief chapters on many topics such as The Web Browser Salad, Voting Machines, Google, Web 2.0 and much more. These short stories make great reading – it's a book to dip in and out of. You'll find answers to such questions as "Why do alphabets have upper case, why not numbers?""Why does everything have to be hierarchical on computers? That's not how *my* projects are organized!" "Where did WYSIWYG come from?" The answer will surprise you. Plus, you'll find out why the author, a well-known computer veteran, hopes it can all become much better.< Less
The ABCs of Workflow for E-Business Suite Release 11i and Release 12 By Karen Brownfield et al.
Paperback: $69.99
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Workflow is Oracle’s E–Business Suite tool for modeling business processes. Workflow combines procedures performed by the computer with a system of notifications that allow humans to... More > better direct the computer how to proceed. This book provides a very thorough explanation of the various components of Workflow. You’ll learn step by step how to develop and test custom Workflows, and how to administer Workflow using OAM, the Workflow Management screens, and Oracle Diagnostics. This book also explains how the underlying tables store the data generated by Workflow, and how to perform the setups required for a few of the most commonly used Oracle Workflows. The book also includes SQL scripts and sample procedures that we use at Solution Beacon to assess and solve Workflow problems, as well as DBA topics like cloning considerations and partitioning Workflow objects.< Less
Administering VMware's Site Recovery Manager By Mike Laverick
Paperback: $19.99
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This book will teach you how to install and configure VMware’s SRM. It also covers in detail the failover and failback processes – and I will guide you step-by-step through the set up of... More > the product. This book is not filled with project management padding that typifies a lot of IT books. It is practical and technical, and assumes you are already pretty familiar with VMware’s Virtual Vi3 products. In this book you will learn the strengths and weaknesses of Site Recovery Manager, and I will show you the common pitfalls and errors that can happen, and also more importantly why they happen, and how to fix them.< Less