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  • Agile Procurementby Bernardo Nicoletti

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book is the second of two volumes presenting a business model to add value through Procurement. Including several case studies of successful implementation, it demonstrates how the increasing complexity of the business environment requires a significant intervention on the management of processes and information within individual organizations... more...

  • Learning Factoriesby Halvor Holtskog; Elias G. Carayannis; Aris Kaloudis; Geir Ringen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book examines how the norms, culture, and practices of the socio-economic Nordic model give them a competitive edge in globalized production chains. Using the Norwegian automotive industry – one of the most globalized industries in the world – as the empirical foundation of the book, it examines the strengths, tensions, and challenges the Norwegian... more...

  • Corporate Design Thinkingby Daniela Freudenthaler-Mayrhofer; Teresa Sposato

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 29.77

    Dieses Buch schließt die Lücke bisher bestehender Design-Thinking-Literatur und zeigt, WIE Design Thinking in Unternehmen gelebt werden muss, um Innovationsprojekte erfolgreich zu implementieren. Zahlreiche Beispiele aus der unternehmerischen Praxis der Autoren vermitteln anschaulich, wie eine klare Nutzerfokusierung bei der Entwicklung neuer Ideen... more...

  • Health, Technologies, and Politics in Post-Soviet Settingsby Olga Zvonareva; Evgeniya Popova; Klasien Horstman

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book uses a variety of empirical cases on topics including drug development, egg donation, and governance of healthcare facilities, to investigate how actors navigate the uncertainties that permeate the interfaces of health, technologies, and politics in post-Soviet settings and what the implications of their chosen navigation routes are. Contemporary... more...

  • Künstliche Intelligenz für Sales, Marketing und Serviceby Peter Gentsch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 39.70

    Dieses Buch zeigt, wie verschiedene Industrien von einer smarten Datennutzung mit Hilfe von Big Data Analytics und Künstlicher Intelligenz profitieren können. Dank der Künstlichen Intelligenz (KI) konnten in den letzten Jahren vor allem die Produktions- und Logistik-Prozesse vieler Unternehmen optimiert und automatisiert werden. Immer öfter werden... more...

  • Unlocking Financial Databy Justin Pauley

    O'Reilly Media 2017; US$ 42.99

    Investors recognize that technology is a powerful tool for obtaining and interpreting financial data that could give them the one thing everyone on Wall Street wants: an edge. Yet, many don’t realize that you don’t need to be a programmer to access behind-the-scenes financial information from Bloomberg, IHS Markit, or other systems found at most... more...

  • Reforms and Innovation in Educationby Alexander M. Sidorkin; Mark K. Warford

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book investigates the interrelationship between educational reforms and pedagogical and technological innovations, as well as the implications of this relationship for the quality of human capital. By analyzing recent educational reforms in Russia and the US, the authors shed new light on how these reforms may help or hinder innovations, such... more...

  • Open Innovation 2.0by Martin Curley; Bror Salmelin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book presents the emerging paradigm and methodology, Open Innovation 2.0 (OI2), which aims to help drive significant structural changes and benefits through digital innovation to society and industry. It highlights how new services and markets can be co-created in open ecosystems and how this leads to a transformation from win-lose to win-win... more...

  • Learning and Innovation in Hybrid Organizationsby Paolo Boccardelli; Maria Carmela Annosi; Federica Brunetta; Mats Magnusson

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.73

    Reflecting the emergence of new organizational forms and hybrid organizations, this edited collection explores the processes of exchange, collaboration and technological management that have changed organizational structures. By investigating the impact that inter-organizational collaboration can have on the production and implementation of ideas... more...

  • Computational Morphologiesby Michela Rossi; Giorgio Buratti

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.94

    This book represents an invaluable and up-to-date international exchange of research, case studies and best practice to tackle the challenges of digital technology, computer-aided design, 3D modeling, prototyping machines and computational design. With contributions from leading experts in the field of industrial design and cultural heritage, it is... more...