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For first-year or introductory Engineering courses Best-selling author Delores Etter provides an up-to-date introduction to MATLAB. Using a consistent five-step problem-solving methodology, Etter describes the computational and visualization capabilities of MATLAB and illustrates the problem solving process through a variety of engineering examples and applications. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It will help: *Customize your Course with ESource: Instructors can adopt this title as is, or use the ESource website to select the chapters they need, in the sequence they want. *Present a Consistent Methodology for Solving Engineering Problems: Chapter 1 introduces a five-step process for solving engineering problems using the computer *Describe the Exceptional Computational and Visualization Capabilities of MATLAB: Students will gain a clear understanding of how to use MATLAB. *Illustrate the Problem-solving Process through a Variety of Engineering Examples and Applications: Numerous examples emphasize the creation of readable and simple solutions to develop and reinforce problem-solving skills. *Keep your Course Current with Discussion of the Latest Technologies: The discussions, screen captures, examples, and problem solutions have been updated to reflect MATLAB Version 8.2, R2013b.
The Theory and Practice of Sustainable Engineering is appropriate to use in sustainable engineering classes for both majors and non-majors. This textbook was designed as the basis for a course in itself, but it can be used to provide modules in existing courses, or as a supplementary text in sustainable engineering, green engineering, industrial ecology, sustainability law and policy, and environmental courses. Sustainable engineering is learning how to engineer responsibly and professionally in the Anthropocene: the Age of the Human. This textbook sketches out the cultural, social, institutional, and environmental context within which engineering and, more broadly, technology systems are now situated. It provides frameworks to facilitate understanding, communication, and the solving of highly complex problems with significant technological dimensions - all in the name of generating more capable professionals competent in their chosen field, who are able to integrate other disciplines to address complex adaptive systems.
Economists are regularly confronted with results of quantitative economics research. Econometrics: Theory and Applications with EViews provides a broad introduction to quantitative economic methods, for example how models arise, their underlying assumptions and how estimates of parameters or other economic quantities are computed. The author combines econometric theory with practice by demonstrating its use with the software package EViews through extensive use of screen shots. The emphasis is on understanding how to select the right method of analysis for a given situation, and how to actually apply the theoretical methodology correctly. The EViews software package is available from 'Quantitive Micro Software'. Written for any undergraduate or postgraduate course in Econometrics.
For courses in Graduate MIS, Decision Support Systems, and courses covering the principles of enterprise resource planning systems. This text takes a generic approach to enterprise resource planning systems and their interrelationships, covering all functional areas of this new type of management challenge. It discusses the re-design of business processes, changes in organizational structure, and effective management strategies that will help assure competitiveness, responsiveness, productivity, and global impact for many organizations in the years ahead.
For courses in Accounting Information Systems. Navigate the crossroads of accounting and IT. Kay/Ovlia is designed to assist students' journey as they explore the crossroads of accounting and IT-the very place where they'll learn how to gain a competitive edge in the accounting field. To help them on their journey, this text presents information on how to develop communication, leadership, strategic and critical thinking, a customer focus, an interpretation of converging information, and technological skills.
Inform your own analyses by seeing how one of the best data analysts in the world approaches analytics problems Analytics Stories: How to Make Good Things Happen is a thoughtful, incisive, and entertaining exploration of the application of analytics to real-world problems and situations. Covering fields as diverse as sports, finance, politics, healthcare, and business, Analytics Stories bridges the gap between the oft inscrutable world of data analytics and the concrete problems it solves. Distinguished professor and author Wayne L. Winston answers questions like: Was Liverpool over Barcelona the greatest upset in sports history? Was Derek Jeter a great infielder What's wrong with the NFL QB rating? How did Madoff keep his fund going? Does a mutual fund's past performance predict future performance? What caused the Crash of 2008? Can we predict where crimes are likely to occur? Is the lot of the American worker improving? How can analytics save the US Republic? The birth of evidence-based medicine: How did James Lind know citrus fruits cured scurvy? How can I objectively compare hospitals? How can we predict heart attacks in real time? How does a retail store know if you're pregnant? How can I use A/B testing to improve sales from my website? How can analytics help me write a hit song? Perfect for anyone with the word "analyst" in their job title, Analytics Stories illuminates the process of applying analytic principles to practical problems and highlights the potential pitfalls that await careless analysts.
A hands-on guide to using Excel in the business context First published in 2012, Using Excel for Business and Financial Modelling contains step-by-step instructions of how to solve common business problems using financial models, including downloadable Excel templates, a list of shortcuts and tons of practical tips and techniques you can apply straight away. Whilst there are many hundreds of tools, features and functions in Excel, this book focuses on the topics most relevant to finance professionals. It covers these features in detail from a practical perspective, but also puts them in context by applying them to practical examples in the real world. Learn to create financial models to help make business decisions whilst applying modelling best practice methodology, tools and techniques. - Provides the perfect mix of practice and theory - Helps you become a DIY Excel modelling specialist - Includes updates for Excel 2019/365 and Excel for Mac - May be used as an accompaniment to the author's online and face-to-face training courses Many people are often overwhelmed by the hundreds of tools in Excel, and this book gives clarity to the ones you need to know in order to perform your job more efficiently. This book also demystifies the technical, design, logic and financial skills you need for business and financial modelling.
Cyber-solutions to real-world business problems Artificial Intelligence in Practice is a fascinating look into how companies use AI and machine learning to solve problems. Presenting 50 case studies of actual situations, this book demonstrates practical applications to issues faced by businesses around the globe. The rapidly evolving field of artificial intelligence has expanded beyond research labs and computer science departments and made its way into the mainstream business environment. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are cited as the most important modern business trends to drive success. It is used in areas ranging from banking and finance to social media and marketing. This technology continues to provide innovative solutions to businesses of all sizes, sectors and industries. This engaging and topical book explores a wide range of cases illustrating how businesses use AI to boost performance, drive efficiency, analyse market preferences and many others. Best-selling author and renowned AI expert Bernard Marr reveals how machine learning technology is transforming the way companies conduct business. This detailed examination provides an overview of each company, describes the specific problem and explains how AI facilitates resolution. Each case study provides a comprehensive overview, including some technical details as well as key learning summaries: Understand how specific business problems are addressed by innovative machine learning methods Explore how current artificial intelligence applications improve performance and increase efficiency in various situations Expand your knowledge of recent AI advancements in technology Gain insight on the future of AI and its increasing role in business and industry Artificial Intelligence in Practice: How 50 Successful Companies Used Artificial Intelligence to Solve Problems is an insightful and informative exploration of the transformative power of technology in 21st century commerce.
ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 3e, International Edition is a highly anticipated revision that will help readers understand the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology. The third edition offers updated and newsworthy coverage of issues such as file sharing, infringement of intellectual property, security risks, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and ethics of IT corporations. This book offers an excellent foundation in ethical decision-making for current and future business managers and IT professionals.
The perennial bestseller on QuickBooks-now covering QuickBooks 2016 If you're like most people involved with a small business, accounting is the last thing you want to spend a lot of time on. Luckily, QuickBooks 2016 For Dummies makes it easy to keep your finances under control so you can concentrate on other aspects of your business. In no time, you'll find out how to populate QuickBooks lists, create invoices and credit memos, record a sales receipt, track sales and inventory, pay bills, process payroll, track business checkbooks and credit cards, and so much more. QuickBooks is the leading small business accounting software package designed to help users handle their financial and business management tasks more effectively. With plain-English explanations that cut through financial jargon, this easy-to-follow guide walks you through installing the software and configuring QuickBooks for your business needs and goes on to show you how to build the perfect budget, simplify tax return preparation, and generate financial reports-without ever breaking a sweat! * Organize all of your business finances in one place * Create invoices and credit memos, record sales receipts, and pay the bills * Track inventory, figure job costs, and monitor your business with reports * Make tax time easier Written by an expert CPA who knows QuickBooks and understands your unique business needs, QuickBooks 2016 For Dummies is your go-to guide for getting past the paperwork and putting the program to work.
USING QUICKBOOKS ACCOUNTANT 2013 FOR ACCOUNTING teaches fundamental accounting concepts and principles while developing students' proficiency with the market-leading accounting software, QuickBooks Accountant 2013 by Intuit. This well-organized and concise text teaches the technology and application of accounting skills by illustrating how accounting information is created and used.
Serverless is a hot topic. Many companies today are turning to this cloud-computing model as a way to avoid steep investments in DevOps while still reliably running production-grade systems. If you're a developer with one of these organizations, this practical book helps you determine whether serverless is right for your use case. You'll learn what's required to build maintainable and scalable services using this model. Author Jason Katzer, director of software engineering at Capital One, helps you examine the integration offerings of each cloud provider and shows you ways to avoid the pitfalls of their serverless platforms and toolsets. Pick up this book and discover how serverless frees you from the tedious task of setting up and maintaining systems in production. You'll learn how to: Handle basic infrastructure, choose the right tools, and use serverless in production Monitor, debug, and test your applications in this environment Use serverless patterns and build applications with microservices
This book will help readers understand fundamental and advanced statistical models and deep learning models for robust speaker recognition and domain adaptation. This useful toolkit enables readers to apply machine learning techniques to address practical issues, such as robustness under adverse acoustic environments and domain mismatch, when deploying speaker recognition systems. Presenting state-of-the-art machine learning techniques for speaker recognition and featuring a range of probabilistic models, learning algorithms, case studies, and new trends and directions for speaker recognition based on modern machine learning and deep learning, this is the perfect resource for graduates, researchers, practitioners and engineers in electrical engineering, computer science and applied mathematics.
Learn Management Information Systems YOUR Way with MIS! MIS's easy-reference style presents course content through visually engaging chapters as well as Chapter Review Cards that consolidate the best review material into a ready-made study tool. With the textbook or on its own, MIS MindTap allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to chapters and study with the aid of videos, flashcards and practice quizzes. Stay current on MIS trends with RSS Feeds. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you'll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it's time to study, everything you've flagged or noted can be gathered into a study guide you can organize.
Newly revised to specifically provide demonstration in Excel 2019, this volume shows the capabilities of Microsoft Excel in business statistics. Similar to its predecessor, Excel 2016 for Business Statistics, it is a step-by-step, exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who are looking to master Excel to solve practical business problems. Excel, a widely available computer program for students and professionals, is also an effective teaching and learning tool for quantitative analyses in business courses. Its powerful computational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier than in years past. Excel 2019 for Business Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Problems capitalizes on these improvements by teaching students and managers how to apply Excel to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and work. Each chapter explains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand business problems. Practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter with their solutions in an appendix. Separately, there is a full practice test (with answers in an appendix) that allows readers to test what they have learned. This new edition offers a wealth of new sample problems, as well as updated chapter content throughout.
Most transformations fail. Don't let yours be one of them. "...a compelling methodology to transform for the digital age, and not to succumb to it." - Gianvito Lanzolla, Professor of Strategy at Cass Business School "... the book on transformation we've been waiting for..." - Kevin Cunnington, Digital Envoy and Transformation Lead for UK Government Most transformations and large-scale change programs fail, but in a rapidly changing world change is becoming more and more critical for survival. The Transformation Playbook is your step-by-step playbook of EXACTLY how to deliver successful transformations and large-scale change programs with the best chance of success. Based on 20 years of work with clients on large scale transformation efforts, the HERO (TM) Transformation Framework was developed based on enterprise transformations that really work. Learn the code to transformation successThe book details the HERO (TM) Transformation Framework: a clear and structured method to help you design and deliver transformations for maximum value. It includes all of the roles, processes, meetings, governance, and templates for you to follow and apply to your transformation today. It's time to crack the code of change and take the lead toward predictable success!
MATLAB: A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving, winner of TAA's 2017 Textbook Excellence Award ("Texty"), guides the reader through both programming and built-in functions to easily exploit MATLAB's extensive capabilities for tackling engineering and scientific problems. Assuming no knowledge of programming, this book starts with programming concepts, such as variables, assignments, and selection statements, moves on to loops, and then solves problems using both the programming concept and the power of MATLAB. The fifth edition has been updated to reflect the functionality of the current version of MATLAB (R2018a), including the addition of local functions in scripts, the new string type, coverage of recently introduced functions to import data from web sites, and updates to the Live Editor and App Designer.
Your complete guide to safeguarding your SAP HANA 2.0 platform awaits! Get step-by-step instructions for configuring and maintaining each security element, from the new SAP HANA cockpit to privileges and roles. Learn how to secure database objects and provision and maintain user accounts. Then, dive into managing authentications, certificates, audits, and traces. Highlights include: 1) SAP HANA cockpit 2) Privileges 3) Catalog objects 4) User accounts 5) Roles 6) Authentication 7) Certificate management 8) Encryption 9) Lifecycle management 10) Auditing 11) Security tracing.
Building upon the success of the first edition, Statistics Using Stata uses the latest version of Stata to meet the needs of today's students. Engaging and accessible for students from a variety of mathematical backgrounds, this textbook integrates statistical concepts with the Stata (version 16) software package. It aligns Stata commands with examples based on real data, enabling students to understand statistics in a way that reflects statistical practice. Capitalizing on Stata's menu-driven 'point and click' and program syntax interface, the chapters guide students from the comfortable 'point and click' environment to the beginnings of statistical programming. Its coverage of essential topics gives instructors flexibility in curriculum planning and provides students with more advanced material to prepare for future work. Online resources - including solutions to exercises, PowerPoint slides, and Stata syntax (do-files) for each chapter - allow students to review independently and adapt code to analyze new problems.
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