The User Experience Team of One

A Research and Design Survival Guide

Author: Leah Buley

Publisher: Rosenfeld Media

ISBN: 1933820896

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 246

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The User Experience Team of One prescribes a range of approaches that have big impact and take less time and fewer resources than the standard lineup of UX deliverables. Whether you want to cross over into user experience or you're a seasoned practitioner trying to drag your organization forward, this book gives you tools and insight for doing more with less.
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Contemporary Research Methods and Data Analytics in the News Industry

Author: Gibbs, William J.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466685816

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 339

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The advent of digital technologies has changed the news and publishing industries drastically. While shrinking newsrooms may be a concern for many, journalists and publishing professionals are working to reorient their skills and capabilities to employ technology for the purpose of better understanding and engaging with their audiences. Contemporary Research Methods and Data Analytics in the News Industry highlights the research behind the innovations and emerging practices being implemented within the journalism industry. This crucial, industry-shattering publication focuses on key topics in social media and video streaming as a new form of media communication as well the application of big data and data analytics for collecting information and drawing conclusions about the current and future state of print and digital news. Due to significant insight surrounding the latest applications and technologies affecting the news industry, this publication is a must-have resource for journalists, analysts, news media professionals, social media strategists, researchers, television news producers, and upper-level students in journalism and media studies. This timely industry resource includes key topics on the changing scope of the news and publishing industries including, but not limited to, big data, broadcast journalism, computational journalism, computer-mediated communication, data scraping, digital media, news media, social media, text mining, and user experience.
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Keeping Up with Emerging Technologies: Best Practices for Information Professionals

Author: Nicole Hennig

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440854416

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 177

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The ever-increasing acceleration of technological change demands that today's information professionals and educators not only be constantly acquiring new knowledge and skills, but also that they cultivate the ability to make sound judgments on which technologies to embrace. If you are grappling with information overload and wondering how you can keep up, this guide is for you. • Helps information specialists create a strategy for keeping up with new technologies and for making informed judgments on which technologies to test and integrate into library services • Provides ideas for designing curriculum for an education technology specialist career track in library school • Gives those who are preparing to interview for a technology specialist position a reliable guide for professional growth • Identifies which types of resources are most helpful for keeping up with new technologies
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Accidental Encyclopedia

Author: Andy Grogan

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0991159233

Category:

Page: 118

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Web and UX Design: An Accidental Encyclopedia. This yearly publication tracks the trends and changes in the fluid Web Design and User Experience (UX) world. Is your website a great User Experience and has a cutting edge design? This book shows you, by example, the different approaches the major websites have to Web Design and User Experience. Need to keep up with the changing face of web design? Need to see what the competition is doing well (and doing badly). Is your own web site a great User Experience? Worried that your developer is using jargon to over bill you, or your designer is phoning in a design instead of giving value for money? Does your website give you ROI - a return on investment? Are you building a website for a business and need to keep it S.S.C.C Simple, structured, clear and concise? It includes: HTML versus CMS An overview of how people (personas) interact with your site How to go about designing a great site from start to finish The importance of error messages An overview of user interface elements 26 major websites de-constructed to their basic Design and UX elements. Responsive Design A dictionary of jargon Shows by example the UX mantra - S.S.C.C. - Simple, Structured, Clarity and Consistent. Check out the many professional websites de-constructed in this book, and see if your website is A Great User Experience!
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Software Project Survival Guide

Author: Steve McConnell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781572316218

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Looks at a successful software project and provides details for software development for clients using object-oriented design and programming.
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Software Project Survival Guide

Author: Steve McConnell

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0735637385

Category: Computers

Page: 304

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Equip yourself with SOFTWARE PROJECT SURVIVAL GUIDE. It's for everyone with a stake in the outcome of a development project--and especially for those without formal software project management training. That includes top managers, executives, clients, investors, end-user representatives, project managers, and technical leads. Here you'll find guidance from the acclaimed author of the classics CODE COMPLETE and RAPID DEVELOPMENT. Steve McConnell draws on solid research and a career's worth of hard-won experience to map the surest path to your goal--what he calls "one specific approach to software development that works pretty well most of the time for most projects." Nineteen chapters in four sections cover the concepts and strategies you need for mastering the development process, including planning, design, management, quality assurance, testing, and archiving. For newcomers and seasoned project managers alike, SOFTWARE PROJECT SURVIVAL GUIDE draws on a vast store of techniques to create an elegantly simplified and reliable framework for project management success. So don't worry about wandering among complex sets of project management techniques that require years to sort out and master. SOFTWARE PROJECT SURVIVAL GUIDE goes straight to the heart of the matter to help your projects succeed. And that makes it a required addition to every professional's bookshelf.
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The Product Manager's Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Succeed as a Product Manager

Author: Steven Haines

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260135241

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Advance in your product management career and create innovative products that customers love! Regardless of industry or sector, to compete in today’s business world, product managers must understand how their customer’s preferences change, how technology evolves, and how anticipate what competitors might do. Regardless of industry, you need a reliable resource that provides timely guidance and practical tools to help you compete. With new content and expert advice, this updated edition of The Product Manager’s Survival Guide brings you fully up to date on what you need to succeed as a product manager. For your professional future, you’ll learn it’s not the development technique that will help you get ahead, it’s how you think like a strategically minded business person. Your continuous learning starts with your product management acumen assessment, and takes root, when you develop your own professional development strategy. The Product Manager’s Survival Guide, Second Edition features brand new material, including: •A product management acumen assessment•Action planning ideas at the end of each chapter •Techniques to earn empowerment•Tools to develop product strategies and roadmaps•Methods to deploy and release products•Metrics to assess product performance Simple and easy to understand, this invaluable guide will help you bring your company into the digital age and continue to evolve with changing times.
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Wilderness Medicine E-Book

Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features

Author: Paul S. Auerbach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733563

Category: Medical

Page: 2304

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Quickly and decisively manage any medical emergency you encounter in the great outdoors with Wilderness Medicine! World-renowned authority and author, Dr. Paul Auerbach, and a team of experts offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of emergencies and health problems encountered in situations where time and resources are scarce. Every day, more and more people are venturing into the wilderness and extreme environments, or are victims of horrific natural disasters...and many are unprepared for the dangers and aftermath that come with these episodes. Whether these victims are stranded on mountaintops, lost in the desert, injured on a remote bike path, or ill far out at sea, this indispensable resource--now with online access at www.expertconsult.com for greater accessibility and portability-- equips rescuers and health care professionals to effectively address and prevent injury and illness in the wilderness! This textbook is widely referred to as "The Bible of Wilderness Medicine." Be able to practice emergency medicine outside of the traditional hospital/clinical setting whether you are in remote environments, underdeveloped but highly populated areas, or disaster areas, are part of search and rescue operations, or dealing with casualties from episodes of extreme sports and active lifestyle activities. Face any medical challenge in the wilderness with expert guidance: Dr. Auerbach is a noted author and the world's leading authority on wilderness medicine. He is a founder and Past President of the Wilderness Medical Society, consultant to the Divers Alert Network and many other agencies and organizations, and a member of the National Medical Committee for the National Ski Patrol System. Handle everything from frostbite to infection by marine microbes, not to mention other diverse injuries, bites, stings, poisonous plant exposures, animal attacks, and natural disasters. Grasp the essential aspects of search and rescue. Respond quickly and effectively by improvising with available materials. Improve your competency and readiness with the latest guidance on volcanic eruptions, extreme sports, splints and slings, wilderness cardiology, living off the land, aerospace medicine, mental health in the wilderness, tactical combat casualty care, and much more. Meet the needs and special considerations of specific patient populations such as children, women, elders, persons with chronic medical conditions, and the disabled. Make smart decisions about gear, navigation, nutrition, and survival. Be prepared for everything with expanded coverage on topics such as high altitude, cold water immersion, and poisonous and venomous plants and animals. Get the skills you need now with new information on global humanitarian relief and expedition medicine, plus expanded coverage of injury prevention and environmental preservation. Get guidance on the go with fully searchable online text, plus bonus images, tables and video clips - all available on ExpertConsult.com.
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