books about: assurance
The Quality Toolbox
Nancy R. Tague
Amer Society for Quality
the big book of tools
Testing and Quality Assurance for Component-Based Software (Artech House Computing Library)
Jerry Zeyu Gao
H.-S. Jacob Tsao
Artech House Publishers
Presenting the state of the art in component-based software testing, this cutting-edge resource offers you an in-depth understanding of the current issues, challenges, needs and solutions in this critical area. The book discusses the very latest advances in component-based testing and quality assurance in an accessible tutorial format, making the material easy to comprehend and benefit from no matter what your professional level. The book ...
Fundamentals of Investing in Oil and Gas
Chris Termeer Publishing
This book opens a unique and rare perspective of the Oil and Gas industry that focuses on its history and the creation of the marketplace, how oil and gas are found, and a detailed explanation on the essential operations behind extracting (otherwise known as the Upstream Sector of the industry). From there, the book enters;Transportation of moving crude products from the field to the refinery, otherwise known as the Midstream Sector of the ...
Creating a Customer-Centered Culture: Leadership in Quality, Innovation, and Speed
Robin L. Lawton
Amer Society for Quality
Many organizations have found it difficult to transfer the Voice of the Customer methods and technologies developed for manufacturing quality and apply them to knowledge and service work. This how-to guide makes it easier! Lawton challenges the traditional thinking about quality and service and provides approaches for integrating the two into a plan that works. Covers successfully applying formal quality management methods--from Taguchi, Deming, ...
Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat: A Calvin and Hobbes Collection
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Reprising the wide-open landscape format of, The Days Are Just Packed , Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat chronicles another segment of the multifarious adventures of this wild child and his faithful, but skeptical, friend. If the best cartoons compel readers to identify themselves within the funny frames, then all who enjoy Calvin and Hobbes are creative, imaginative, and ... bad, bad, bad! Calvin, the irascible little boy with the stuffed tiger ...
CLR via C# (Developer Reference)
Dig deep and master the intricacies of the common language runtime, C#, and .NET development. Led by programming expert Jeffrey Richter, a longtime consultant to the Microsoft .NET team - you’ll gain pragmatic insights for building robust, reliable, and responsive apps and components. Fully updated for .NET Framework 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012 Delivers a thorough grounding in the .NET Framework architecture, runtime environment, and ...
IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide: Paving the Way for Business and Technology Convergence
As a career CIO and founder of CIOMentor, Joseph Topinka draws on his own experiences implementing IT Business Partnership Programs to present an actionable, how-to field guide to true business technology convergence. IT Business Partners: A Field Guide will help you execute what many business leaders only buzz about. Within this guide you will learn the argument for business technology convergence via IT Business Partnerships, as well as the ...
Return on Sustainability: How Business Can Increase Profitability and Address Climate Change in an Uncertain ...
FT Press, 2013
This book highlights the risk of inaction for businesses when it comes to climate change, but also contains best practices to allow them to capitalize on the numerous business opportunities that climate change presents, including increased profitability, enhanced brand value, and improved shareholder relations. The first section contains practical actions and real-world case studies of companies, such as Yakima, Sun Microsystems, and Lockheed ...
Padre Pio's Words of Hope
Our Sunday Visitor (IN)
Eileen Dunn Bertanzetti If you've ever wished you could sit down and ask Blessed Padre Pio, the famous stigmatist of the 20th century, some of the deepest questions of the human heart, now you can. With beautiful illustrations and topics ranging from simple queries about the role of angels to the cry of a soul seeking to understand the meaning of suffering, these meditations use the actual words of this blessed priest to answer your most ...
The Gospel's Power and Message (Recovering the Gospel)
Reformation Heritage Books
One of the greatest crimes of this generation of Christians is its neglect of the gospel, and it is from this neglect that all our other maladies spring forth. Absent from too many pulpits are the essential themes which make up the very core of the gospel the justice of God, the radical depravity of man, the blood atonement. In The Gospel s Power and Message, Paul Washer addresses these essential elements of Christ s good news and provides a ...
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam prep
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
These days, job competition is fierce; you need an extra edge in everything you do. The Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is critical to remaining current, marketable, and at the top of the list in the project management business. Sohel Akhter’s easy-to-follow Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam Prep covers everything you need to know to pass your exam. Sohel's book will get you those credentials in ...
Quantum Age of It (The)
'IT as we know it is dead.' Forces are at work that are reshaping the very fabric of the IT organization. Driven by our own history, changing perceptions of how technology should work and newfound, but very real, competition, IT organizations are struggling to evolve - but into what? In The Quantum Age of IT, Charles Araujo examines what has led us to this point and what it means to the future of IT organizations. With a broad perspective on ...
Operational Performance Measurement: Increasing Total Productivity
Mention the phrase "bottom line," and the immediate thought tends to focus on a company's financial performance. Think again! There's an equally important factor that carries tremendous impact on that final total: operational performance measures. Implementation of a performance improvement program can significantly improve a company's bottom line. Operational Performance Measurement: Increasing Total Productivity shows the way-featuring a new ...
Ivan Becomes a Hero
Linda Rossetti Brocato
Heart to Heart Publishing, Inc
Every child may benefit from this award-winning, inspired message of encouragement and hope which is illustrated brilliantly on each page. This classic tale allows children to identify with Ivan, a quirky, curious little giraffe on his journey as he encounters the loneliness of bullying and rejection while also growing in his own self-acceptance. He also learns to "celebrate" his unique differences. After meeting the zebras, Ivan suddenly wants ...
Absolute Honesty: Building a Corporate Culture That Values Straight Talk and Rewards Integrity
WorldCom. Enron. Tyco. Shocking accusations of dishonesty and silent complicity have dominated headlines recently, and cost the American economy trillions of dollars. Clearly, dishonesty doesn't pay. Drawing from these stories, as well as from more positive ones, Absolute Honesty shows how to establish and maintain a culture where honest communication is the norm, and employees can speak openly without fear of retribution. The book illustrates ...
Professional Test Driven Development with C#: Developing Real World Applications with TDD
Hands-on guidance to creating great test-driven development practice Test-driven development (TDD) practice helps developers recognize a well-designed application, and encourages writing a test before writing the functionality that needs to be implemented. This hands-on guide provides invaluable insight for creating successful test-driven development processes. With source code and examples featured in both C# and .NET, the book walks you ...
Debugging Applications for Microsoft® .NET and Microsoft Windows® (Pro-Developer)
You get huge development advantages with Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET 2003but you need a new bag of debugging tricks to take full advantage of them in today’s .NET and Win32® development worlds. Learn lethally effective, real-world application debugging techniques for .NET Framework 1.1 and Windows with this fully updated programming guide. Debugging expert John Robbins expands the first edition of his classic debugging book with all-new ...
Building Public Trust: The Future of Corporate Reporting
Samuel A. DiPiazza
Robert G. Eccles
Business reporting in a post-apocalypse global marketplace Clearly, now is the time for creating an effective business-reporting model appropriate for the markets of the twenty-first century. Rather than start from scratch after the Enron-Andersen fiasco, two leading consultants from PricewaterhouseCoopers present a plan that supplements the current model, one in which executives, accountants, analysts, investors, regulators, and other ...
Holy Hour of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Devotional booklet known throughout the World to assist in mitigating the offenses to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
The Remedy: Bringing Lean Thinking Out of the Factory to Transform the Entire Organization
Winner of the Shingo Prize for Excellence in Quality Improvement -From the Shingo judges: This work has an extremely widespread application as the tools, techniques, and methods described are at a level that achieves the goals of Lean and operational excellence without tying them down to a specific industry or work stream. The book provides practical knowledge for lean champions, managers, and executives driving toward operational excellence ...
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