Practical help in the form of humorous and biting anecdotes designed for managers, or anyone facing the role of "manager," and wondering why they would ever leave the safe world of bits and bytes for the messy world of managing humans.
Agile Oracle Application Express shows how skilled, motivated, and self-organizing developers can realize the extraordinary commercial benefits of Application Express by coupling it with an agile software development approach.
In CTOs at Work, the authors interview many of the world's most influential CTOs, discussing with them the issues you would want to ask of them. The result is an outstanding companion volume to the highly acclaimed Coders at Work, Venture Capitalists at Work and the other books in Apress' elite At Work series.
No-Drama Project Management: Avoiding Predictable Problems for Project Success teaches project managers how to avoid the predictable mistakes that cause projects to fail, so that they can focus on the unpredictable challenges that should demand most of their attention.
Metrics: How to Improve Key Business Results is a practical guide to building a metrics program to help improve key business outcomes. It provides the tools for developing real solutions to real problems.
With all of the threats to their security, many corporations have learned the hard way that threats can come from both the outside and from within. This is a book promoting the concept of least privilege. It will give readers information on protecting virtual environments, policy, compliance and more to keep good people from doing bad things.
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.