Cucumber - the popular, open-source tool that helps teams communicate more effectively with their customers - now has a Java version, and our bestselling Cucumber Book has been updated to match.
ITIL V3 Small-Scale Implementation provides guidance to smaller organizations who wish to implement the ITIL guidance or who are already using it ands wish to improve their IT Service Management. The publication considers the significance of size, the characteristics of small organizations, and how to scale ITIL down for small organizations. Key features: A practical guide to scaling ITIL for use in smaller organizations. Uses terminology consistent with the ITIL Service Management Practices and the ITIL Glossary, acronyms and definitions. Supersedes ISBN 9780113309801.
This book distils into a single coherent handbook all the essentials of process automation at a depth sufficient for most practical purposes. No other book covers the gap between the theory and practice of control systems so comprehensively.
This pocket guide is the one book to read for everyone who wants to learn about Scrum. The book covers all roles, rules and the main principles underpinning Scrum, and is based on the Scrum Guide Edition 2013. A broader context to this fundamental description of Scrum is given by describing the past and the future of Scrum. The author, Gunther Verheyen, has created a concise, yet complete and passionate reference about Scrum. The book demonstrates his core view that Scrum is about a journey, a journey of discovery and fun. He designed the book to be a helpful guide on that journey. Ken Schwaber, Scrum co-creator says that this book currently is the best available description of Scrum around. The book combines some rare characteristics: It describes Scrum in its entirety, yet places it in a broader context (of past and future). The author focuses on the subject, Scrum, in a way that it truly supports the reader. The book has a language and style in line with the philosophy of Scrum. The book shows the playfulness of Scrum. David Starr and Ralph Jocham, Professional Scrum trainers and early agile adopters, say that this is the ultimate book to be advised as follow-up book to the students they teach Scrum to and to teams and managers of organizations that they coach Scrum to.
Examining the modern origins of artificial intelligence, this book explores issues of what it means to be man or machine and looks at advances in robotics which have blurred the boundaries.