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Agile Development in the Irish Software Industry

This book is based on an innovative research study which devised a suitable change management framework for Irish software development companies seeking to make the transition from a more “traditional” software development process to one which is more agile and responsive. Utilising Kotter’s eight-step technique for organisational ...
£34.99

Career Paths for Programmers

The creation of computer software is traditionally associated with technically brilliant but socially inept people - the programmer character in the movie Jurassic Park being a perfect example. However, the development of commercial software is a task requiring input from a multi-disciplinary team, the success of which depends not ...
£39.99

European Research Activities in Cloud Computing

What’s new in the European research and development area? Cloud computing is a provision model where whatever computing resource that can be thought of (machines, network, software solutions, applications) is provided as a service. This new paradigm has changed the center of gravity of computing in both the academic and industry en...
£44.99

Knowledge Based Automated Software Engineering

The process of developing big information systems is less effective and more resource consuming than software developers expect. The most widely disseminated software engineering methods and tools applied through the life cycle of this process are characterised with a low level of process automation, insufficient component reusabil...
£34.99

Looking at the Broad Picture

Companies change how they implement their processes and develop their products on a regular basis. It is not always easy for them to know what developmental changes are best, however. Looking at the Broad Picture: Smarter Software Development for Irish Companies is a story of how ten Irish software companies evolved in this regard ...
£39.99

Sexing Code

Critically investigating the gender of programming in popular culture, Sexing Code proposes that the de facto representation of technical ability serves to perpetuate the age-old association of the male with intellect and reason, while identifying the female with the body. Challenging this division, in which code is situated within...
£29.99

Software Architecture and Design for Reliability Predictability

Reliability prediction of a software product is complex due to interdependence and interactions among components and the difficulty of representing this behavior with tractable models. Models developed by making simplifying assumptions about the software structure may be easy to use, but their result may be far from what happens in...
£49.99

Software Testing and Global Industry

Today software development has truly become a globally sourced commodity. This trend has been facilitated by the availability of highly skilled software professionals in low cost locations in Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Far East. Organisations endeavouring to leverage the opportunities this provides and to avail of the b...
£34.99

The Medical Device Industry

The Medical Device industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Device manufacturers are producing increasingly sophisticated and complex medical device software to differentiate themselves in the battle for dominance in this sector. The increase in the complexity of medical device software has introduced new c...
£39.99

Simulating Visitor Behavior

The dynamics of the interplay between the visitor and the exhibition environment form complex circulation patterns. As an exhibition designer, developing an understanding of those dynamics is important for improving visitor satisfaction. However, an overwhelming number of variables may transform the exhibition design process into e...
£41.99

Scientific Programming

This book offers an introduction to computer programming, numerical analysis, and other mathematical ideas that extend the basic topics learned in calculus. It illustrates how mathematicians and scientists write computer programs, covering the general building blocks of programming languages and a description of how these concepts ...
£70.99

Managing Enterprise Resource Planning Adoption and Business Processes

The recent decades have witnessed many ERP failures attributable to a plethora of mistakes, and the author writes this book aiming to correct these malpractices concerning ERP adoption. The author presents an adoption methodology, called the Full Lifecycle ERP Adoption Reference (FLEAR) model, to promote holistic project management...
£61.99
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