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Computer Industry

  • Modern Monopoliesby Alex Moazed; Nicholas L. Johnson

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    What do Google, Snapchat, Tinder, Amazon, and Uber have in common, besides soaring market share? They're platforms - a new business model that has quietly become the only game in town, creating vast fortunes for its founders while dominating everyone's daily life. A platform, by definition, creates value by facilitating an exchange between two or... more...

  • Big Data Analytics: A Management Perspectiveby Francesco Corea

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book is about innovation, big data, and data science seen from a business perspective. Big data is a buzzword nowadays, and there is a growing necessity within practitioners to understand better the phenomenon, starting from a clear stated definition. This book aims to be a starting reading for executives who want (and need) to keep the pace with... more...

  • Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritageby Anna Bentkowska-Kafel; Hugh Denard

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Computer-Generated Images (CGIs) are widely used and accepted in the world of entertainment but the use of the very same visualization techniques in academic research in the Arts and Humanities remains controversial. The techniques and conceptual perspectives on heritage visualization are a subject of an ongoing interdisciplinary debate. By demonstrating... more...

  • Business Intelligenceby Esteban Zimányi; Alberto Abelló

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    This book constitutes the tutorial lectures of the 5th European Business Intelligence Summer School, eBISS 2015, held in Barcelona, Spain, in July 2015. The tutorials presented here in an extended and refined format were given by renowned experts and cover topics including schema evolution for databases and data warehouses, publishing... more...

  • Mobilizedby SC Moatti; Nir Eyal

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Mobile has now become such an integral part of how we live that, for many people, losing a cell phone is like losing a limb. Everybody knows mobile is the future, and every business wants in, but what are the elements of mobile success? SC Moatti, a Silicon Valley veteran who was an executive with Facebook, Trulia, and Nokia, gives businesses and... more...

  • Policing Digital Crimeby Robin Bryant

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    By its very nature digital crime may present a number of specific detection and investigative challenges. The use of steganography to hide child abuse images for example, can pose the kind of technical and legislative problems inconceivable just two decades ago. The volatile nature of much digital evidence can also pose problems, particularly in terms... more...

  • From Curve Fitting to Machine Learningby Achim Zielesny

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 229.00

    Experimental data analysis is at the core of scientific inquiry, and computers have taken this function to a new level. This volume is an interactive guide to complex modern analytical processes from non-linear curve fitting to clustering and machine learning. more...

  • Alibababy Duncan Clark

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 17.99

    An engrossing, insider?s account of how a teacher built one of the world?s most valuable companies?rivaling Walmart and Amazon?and forever reshaped the global economy In just a decade and a half, Jack Ma, a man from modest beginnings who started out as an English teacher, founded Alibaba and built it into one of the world?s largest companies, an... more...

  • Business Leadership for IT Projectsby Gary Lloyd

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 89.95

    The track record of IT projects is poor. Less than a third of IT projects deliver what they said they would, on schedule and on budget. The major cause of IT project failure is not, as you might expect, poor IT leadership or difficult technology but poor business leadership. One of the reasons for this is that, unlike their IT peers, business managers... more...

  • Controlling & Management Review Sonderheft 1-2016by Utz Schäffer; Jürgen Weber

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Die Beiträge dieses Sonderheftes befassen sich mit dem Trendthema ?Big Data? aus verschiedenen für Controller relevanten Blickwinkeln. Namhafte Wissenschaftler,  Praktiker und Berater zeigen auf, wie Controller die neuen Möglichkeiten von Big Data für ihre eigene Arbeit nutzen und wie sie beurteilen können, ob sich Investitionen in diesen Bereich... more...