CFO Techniques: A Hands-on Guide to Keeping Your Business Solvent and Successful provides functional recommendations and practical advice on becoming a successful head of finance and accounting in a small or mid-size company.
In CIOs at Work, noted author Ed Yourdon interviews many of the world's most influential chief information¬†officers, extracting their valuable insights into managing the¬†people and technologies¬†that shape the future of business.
Cloud Capacity Management helps readers in understanding what the cloud, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS are, how they relate to capacity planning and management¬† and which stakeholders are involved in delivering value. It explains the role of capacity management for creators, aggregators, and consumers of cloud services.
Cloud Standards is a discussion of important existing and future standards. For existing standards, the¬†emphasis is on how they are used and¬†practical advice to engineers constructing clouds and cloud-based services. For future standards, the book focuses on why a standard is needed, what the benefits will be, and what is being done now to fill the gap.
Coders at Work contains interviews with 15 of the most interesting computer programmers alive today, offering a brand-new companion volume to Apress's highly acclaimed best-seller Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston.
This book takes readers through a set of interview questions programmers are likely to be asked sharing the authors insight into the key aspects of each question. By understanding these questions, readers can learn how to approach a wide array of questions more effectively.
Turning Tech Breakthroughs into Products¬†shows how to take ideas from the R&D lab, the university,¬†the patent office, or the minds of dreamers and turn them into commercially successful products and services. It also provides¬†detailed methods for improving the probability of success.
Common Sense:¬†Get It, Use It, and Teach It in the Workplace¬†shows readers not only what common sense is, but how to acquire it and improve their personal common sense quotient. It also shows how to teach common sense to others, which will help readers become promotable and take better advantage of workplace opportunities.
Compensating Your¬†Employees Fairly¬†lays out everything HR professionals, in-house counsel, and employment attorneys need to know to ensure that your companys compensation system is equitable, auditable, internally consistent, and compliant with all equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.¬†
Corporate Tax Reform: Taxing Profits in the 21st Century is a readable, non-partisan, citizens guide to the current controversy over corporate tax reform.¬†It boils down¬†the complexity of corporate taxation into simple language so readers can make up their own minds about the future of this controversial tax.