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A Field Guide to Digital Transformation

Author : Thomas Erl
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A Field Guide to Digital Transformation is the definitive reference and tutorial for all IT professionals and decision-makers who want to understand digital transformation and successfully achieve it in their own organizations. Best-selling IT author Thomas Erl and long-time practitioner Amin Naserour combine comprehensive coverage of digital transformation as a field of practice, and detailed guidance for adopting digital transformation and executing projects from start to finish. Erl and Naserour present a complete tutorial on digital transformation concepts, tools, technologies and practices, organized into a proven industry framework for adoption. Next, they offer end-to-end coverage of the full project lifecycle, walking readers through planning, defining, designing, building, and governing digital transformation solutions. The authors highlight common risks, pitfalls, and adoption considerations, sharing practical insights into the organizational, cultural, technological, and operational impacts associated with digital transformation initiatives. Uniquely detailed and practical, this guide reflects the authors' deep experience driving value from digital transformation using technologies available right now.

A Field Guide to Digital Color

Author : Maureen Stone
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Maureen Stone's field guide to digital color presents a survey of digital color with special emphasis on those fields important for computer graphics. The book provides the foundation for understanding color and its applications, discusses color media and color management and the use of color in computer graphics, including color design and selection. The book provides a guide for anyone who wants to understand and apply digital color. An annotated bibliography provides in-depth references for further study on each topic.

Building the Agile Business through Digital Transformation

Author : Neil Perkin
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How can businesses transform to achieve competitive advantage in a digital-enabled world? How can managers and leaders create a culture that supports lasting change through these transformations? Building the Agile Business through Digital Transformation is an in-depth guide for all those needing to better understand, implement and lead digital transformation in the workplace. It sets aside traditional thinking and outdated strategies to explain what steps need to be taken for an organization to become truly agile, embed innovation and develop talent to succeed. This majorly revised second edition of Building the Agile Business through Digital Transformation contains new material on the culture and mindset challenges of shifting at scale from linear to agile working, and using data effectively in organizational decision-making. Full of practical advice, examples and real-life insights from organizations at the leading edge of digital transformation including AirBnb, Amazon and Google, this book is an essential guide to driving success by becoming an agile and digital native business.

Excelling on a Digital Transformation Journey

Author : Therese Costich
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Disruption impacts every industry, and it is essential for an organization to meet or exceed stakeholder expectations. How an organization manages the ever-changing world of digital evolution in the present will ultimately shape and determine its future. With this field guide, you will learn how to integrate people, processes, and technology to create greater efficiencies and profit. More importantly, you'll realize that digital transformation is a dynamic, ongoing process that allows your organization to not just survive but thrive in the world of digital evolution. This field guide provides insight and guidance by: - Explaining how organizations can embrace digital disruption and redefine how they work and serve employees and customers - Streamlining an ongoing current digital transformation journey while being proactive and envisioning big-picture outcomes - Evaluating three components that are critical to an organization's future and understanding how to incorporate them into strategic and tactical plans - Reviewing lessons learned by global market leaders that have been able to pivot digitally to meet their customer's needs Therese Costich is president and managing partner of the Costich Group. She has spent more than 25 years in the digital transformation, lean six sigma, and continuous improvement world, working with employees from the C-suite to front-line associates, for several Fortune 500 companies.

A Practical Field Guide for ISO 13485 2016

Author : Erik V. Myhrberg
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The purpose of this expanded field guide is to assist organizations, step-by-step, in implementing a quality management system (QMS) in conformance with ISO 13485:2016, whether "from scratch" or by transitioning from variations of the ISO 13485 family. In keeping with ISO 9000:2015's definition of quality as the "degree to which a set of inherent characteristics fulfills requirements," Myhrberg, Raciti, and Myhrberg have identified the requirements and inherent characteristics (distinguishing features) for this expanded field guide. Within the guide, each subclause containing requirements is the focus of a two-page visual spread that consistently presents features that fulfill the requirements listed below. This guide will: Provide a user-friendly guide to ISO 13485:2016's requirements for implementation purposes -Identify the documents/documentation required, along with recommendations on what to consider retaining/adding to a QMS during ISO 13485:2016 implementation -Guide internal auditor(s) regarding what to ask to verify that a conforming and effective QMS exists -Direct management on what it must do and should consider to satisfy ISO 13485:2016's enhanced requirements, as well as on the responsibilities for top management -Depict step-by-step in flowchart form what must occur to create an effective, conforming QMS

Navigating Digital Transformation in Management

Author : Richard Busulwa
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Navigating Digital Transformation in Management provides a thorough introduction to the implications of digital transformation for leaders and managers. The book clearly outlines what new or enhanced roles and activities digital transformation requires of them. The book takes a practical approach and shapes an actionable guide that students can take with them into their future careers as managers themselves. With core theoretical grounding, the book explains how the digital transformation imperative requires all organizations to continuously undertake digital business transformation to adapt to ongoing digital disruption and to effectively compete as digital businesses. The book discusses the critical roles managers need to play in establishing, facilitating, and accelerating the day-to-day activities required to build and continuously upgrade these capabilities. Drawing on cutting edge research, this textbook: • Explains how digital technology advancements drive digital disruption and why digital business transformation and operating as a digital business are critical to organization survival • Unpacks the different digital business capabilities required to effectively compete as a digital business • Considers the new or digitally enhanced competencies required of leaders, managers, and their supporting professionals to effectively play their roles in digital transformation • Discusses how leaders, managers, and their supporting professionals can keep up with digital technology advancements • Unpacks key digital technology advancements, providing a plain language understanding of what they are, how they work, and their implications for organizations. Enriched with pedagogical features to support understanding and reinforce learning, such as reflective questions, learning summaries, and case studies, and supported by a suite of instructor materials, this textbook is an ideal choice for teachers that want to enable their information systems, information technology, and digital business students to compete and thrive in the contemporary business environment.

Digital Transformation in Accounting

Author : Richard Busulwa
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Digital Transformation in Accounting is a critical guidebook for accountancy and digital business students and practitioners to navigate the effects of digital technology advancements, digital disruption, and digital transformation on the accounting profession. Drawing on the latest research, this book: Unpacks dozens of digital technology advancements, explaining what they are and how they could be used to improve accounting practice. Discusses the impact of digital disruption and digital transformation on different accounting functions, roles, and activities. Integrates traditional accounting information systems concepts and contemporary digital business and digital transformation concepts. Includes a rich array of real-world case studies, simulated problems, quizzes, group and individual exercises, as well as supplementary electronic resources. Provides a framework and a set of tools to prepare the future accounting workforce for the era of digital disruption. This book is an invaluable resource for students on accounting, accounting information systems, and digital business courses, as well as for accountants, accounting educators, and accreditation / advocacy bodies.


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Emerging Technologies and the Digital Transformation of Museums and Heritage Sites

Author : Maria Shehade
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This book constitutes the post-conference proceedings of the First International Conference on Emerging Technologies and the Digital Transformation of Museums and Heritage Sites, RISE IMET 2020, held in Nicosia, Cyprus, in June 2021*. The 23 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 38 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: digital curation and visitor engagement in museums and heritage sites; VR, AR, MR, mobile applications and gamification in museums and heritage sites; digital storytelling and embodied characters for the interpretation of cultural heritage; emerging technologies, difficult heritage and affective practices; participatory approaches, crowdsourcing and new technologies; digitization, documentation and digital representation of cultural heritage. * The conference was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Lean IT Field Guide

Author : Michael A. Orzen
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How many IT books have you read that are long on theory and short on practical application? They are interesting, but not very impactful. They provide a framework from which to think and understand, but lack a process from which to act. Addressing this urgent need for the IT community, The Lean IT Field Guide explains how to initiate, execute, and sustain a lean IT transformation. Illuminating a clear path to lean IT, the authors integrate more than two decades of combined experience to provide you with a proven method for creating and sustaining a true lean IT workplace. This field guide not only highlights the organizational techniques of more agile and lean processes, but also the leadership work required to help management adopt these new approaches. Based on proven methods from different industries, including banking, manufacturing, insurance, food and beverage, and logistics, the book details a clear model that covers all the components you need to achieve and sustain a favorable work environment and culture in support of lean IT. Filled with anecdotes and case studies from actual businesses, the book includes pictures, templates, and examples that illustrate the application of the lean methods discussed.