A Global Network Perspective
Author: Mario Glowik,Sarah Maria Bruhs
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131780774X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 294
View: 3412
Contemporary business-to-business (B2B) industries consist of networks of customers, competitors and other stakeholders. Firms which manage their relationships with these important stakeholders are more likely to enjoy a sustained competitive advantage in the international business environment. This book is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of the field from a broad and accessible perspective. The authors bring an authoritative, scholarly understanding to the subject, taking readers through the entire process of creating, developing and maintaining B2B networks. Case studies illustrating each chapter include: Apple, Panasonic, Johnson & Johnson, Epson and Samsung. In providing a single and explicit established academic framework for understanding business networks in a global setting, this book is vital reading for students and researchers involved with international management, international marketing and strategic management.

Agile Product Management with Scrum

Creating Products that Customers Love (Adobe Reader)
Author: Roman Pichler
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 0321684133
Category: Computers
Page: 160
View: 8708
The First Guide to Scrum-Based Agile Product Management In Agile Product Management with Scrum, leading Scrum consultant Roman Pichler uses real-world examples to demonstrate how product owners can create successful products with Scrum. He describes a broad range of agile product management practices, including making agile product discovery work, taking advantage of emergent requirements, creating the minimal marketable product, leveraging early customer feedback, and working closely with the development team. Benefitting from Pichler’s extensive experience, you’ll learn how Scrum product ownership differs from traditional product management and how to avoid and overcome the common challenges that Scrum product owners face. Coverage includes Understanding the product owner’s role: what product owners do, how they do it, and the surprising implications Envisioning the product: creating a compelling product vision to galvanize and guide the team and stakeholders Grooming the product backlog: managing the product backlog effectively even for the most complex products Planning the release: bringing clarity to scheduling, budgeting, and functionality decisions Collaborating in sprint meetings: understanding the product owner’s role in sprint meetings, including the dos and don’ts Transitioning into product ownership: succeeding as a product owner and establishing the role in the enterprise This book is an indispensable resource for anyone who works as a product owner, or expects to do so, as well as executives and coaches interested in establishing agile product management.

Management 4.0

Handbook for Agile Practices, Release 3
Author: Patrick Balve,Frank Edelkraut,Jens Köhler,Helge F. R. Nuhn,Steve Raue,Norbert Schaffitzel,Marcel Schwarzenberger,Hubertus Tuczek
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3749430977
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 312
View: 1254
Who should read this Book? This book is written for anyone who is interested in agility or needs to be agile. It is for those who seek deeper knowledge about what keeps the agile world together. You can read it from the perspective of a top manager or decision maker who feels the urge to be more agile. But you can also take the book and just follow it from the perspective of a user. What do you get? - A systemic picture of agility - to enable you to analyse your system (your team, your department, your company or your business network) and identify fields of agile application and the specific need for agility. - The ingredients of an Agile Mindset - this allows you to transform your organization and develop an agile culture for your organization. - The theoretical foundation of agile principles - so that you can really understand and assess the value of all the expert ideas for you and your organization. You will get the necessary skills to tailor organization specific agile frameworks without losing essential ingredients. - Input for your own reflections - you will be capable of innovating agility and be ahead of the main stream.

Web Engineering

13th International Conference, ICWE 2013, Aalborg, Denmark, July 8-12, 2013, Proceedings
Author: Florian Daniel,Peter Dolog,Qing Li
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642392008
Category: Computers
Page: 528
View: 3324
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Web Engineering, ICWE 2013, held in Aalborg, Denmark, in July 2013. The 21 full research papers, 4 industry papers, and 11 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 92 submissions. The scientific program was completed with 7 workshops, 6 demonstrations and posters. The papers cover a wide spectrum of topics, such as, among others: web mining and knowledge extraction, semantic and linked data management, crawling and web research, model-driven web engineering, component-based web engineering, Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) and client-side programming, web services, and end-user development.

Innovation Management by Promoting the Informal

Artistic, Experience-based, Playful
Author: Fritz Böhle,Markus Bürgermeister,Stephanie Porschen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642280153
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 230
View: 6769
This book explores new approaches to successful innovation - with all uncertainty. Its focal points are management of the informal and a new perspective of human work: innovation work is based on artistic, experience-based and playful action. The book helps recognize and utilize new success potentials for innovation in enterprises. It addresses managers and experts who are interested in promoting innovation in practice. Moreover, scientists will gather new interdisciplinary insights into innovation management and work organization from this book.