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  • The Principles, Process and Practice of Professional Estimating

    A Guide for Estimators and Other Number Jugglers

    By Alan Jones

    The first volume in the Working Guides to Estimating provides an overview of the main processes, methods and techniques that are used for building project and engineering estimates. Alan Jones outlines the principles of Best Practice Spreadsheet Modelling and discusses the concepts of Spreadsheet…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Learning and Unlearning Curves

    By Alan Jones

    Learning is an empirical phenomenon whereby people or organisations undergo a level of efficiency improvement with recurring tasks. This can be observed in manual, clerical and some creative cognitive decision-oriented tasks. Estimating needs to find ways to account for these efficiencies which is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Linear and Non-Linear Regression

    And other Mathemagical Transformation

    By Alan Jones

    Alan Jones' practical guide to the robust but often misunderstood techniques of Linear and Non-Linear Regression in the context of estimating. The text considers Simple Linear Regression and ask what is it doing?, how good is it?, how accurate is it? and how can we use it to create estimates? Not…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Probability and Statistics

    A Guide for Estimators and Other Number Jugglers

    By Alan Jones

    This practical guide to probability and statistics explains these concepts that underpin all professional estimating. Alan Jones considers what are called Measures of Central Tendency; Means, Modes and Medians, describing the differences, relevance and uses for each in the context of Estimating and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Estimating with Random Numbers

    And Other Miscellaneous Models

    By Alan Jones

    This volume in the Working Guides to Estimating Series considers risk and uncertainty and how to model them, including the ubiquitous Monte Carlo Simulation. The text opens with a consideration of design and development activities; where you might be able to exploit an empirical pattern of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Designing Green Networks and Network Operations

    Saving Run-the-Engine Costs

    By Daniel Minoli

    In recent years, socio-political trends toward environmental responsibility and the pressing need to reduce Run-the-Engine (RTE) costs have resulted in the concept of Green IT. Although a significant amount of energy is used to operate routing, switching, and transmission equipment, comparatively…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    CRC Press

  • Data Protection

    Ensuring Data Availability

    By Preston de Guise

    This is the fundamental truth about data protection: backup is dead. Or rather, backup and recovery, as a standalone topic, no longer has relevance in IT. As a standalone topic, it’s been killed off by seemingly exponential growth in storage and data, by the cloud, and by virtualization. So what is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Auerbach Publications

  • Enhancing Enterprise Intelligence: Leveraging ERP, CRM, SCM, PLM, BPM, and BI

    By Vivek Kale

    Enhancing Enterprise Intelligence: Leveraging ERP, CRM, SCM, PLM, BPM, and BI takes a fresh look at the benefits of enterprise systems (ES), focusing on the fact that ES collectively contribute to enhancing the intelligence quotient of an enterprise. The book provides an overview of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Auerbach Publications

  • Integrated IT Performance Management

    By Kenneth Bainey

    If you are in search of real-world practical scenarios of IT performance management practices, with a desire to obtain examples of strategic directives, accountabilities, outcomes, and performance measures for managing IT services, with an interest toward how performance management integrates with…

    Hardback – 2016-01-26
    Auerbach Publications

  • Securing Systems

    Applied Security Architecture and Threat Models

    By Brook S. E. Schoenfield

    Internet attack on computer systems is pervasive. It can take from less than a minute to as much as eight hours for an unprotected machine connected to the Internet to be completely compromised. It is the information security architect’s job to prevent attacks by securing computer systems. This…

    Hardback – 2015-05-20
    CRC Press

  • High Availability IT Services

    By Terry Critchley

    This book starts with the basic premise that a service is comprised of the 3Ps—products, processes, and people. Moreover, these entities and their sub-entities interlink to support the services that end users require to run and support a business. This widens the scope of any availability design…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Auerbach Publications

  • The CIO's Guide to Oracle Products and Solutions

    By Jessica Keyes

    From operating systems to the cloud, Oracle’s products and services are everywhere, and it has the market share to prove it. Given the share diversity of the Oracle product line, and the level of complexity of integration, management can be quite a daunting task.The CIO's Guide to Oracle Products…

    Hardback – 2014-09-02
    Auerbach Publications

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