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  1. Agile Systems with Reusable Patterns of Business Knowledge: A Component-Based Approach (Artech House Computing Library)
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  2. Agile Systems with Reusable Patterns of Business Knowledge: A Component-Based Approach (Artech House Computing Library)

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Driven by the need for global excellence and customer value, agility and innovation have become imperative for business. However, most business process engineering and information system approaches address only operational efficiency and economics. This unique book closes this gap. It shows professionals how innovation can be systematized with patterns of information. The book explains how business processes and information systems can be tightly aligned and how they can be developed to automatically adapt to change. This practical resource helps practitioners design business processes and systems that are both agile and adaptable, coordinate integration of information across supply chains, reduce time-to-market, and improve computer aided systems engineering tools.

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Country
USA
Binding
Hardcover
Brand
Brand: Artech House
EAN
9781580539883
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
1580539882
Label
Artech House Publishers
Manufacturer
Artech House Publishers
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
416
PublicationDate
2005-10-25
Publisher
Artech House Publishers
Studio
Artech House Publishers
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Agile Systems by Amit Mitra and Amar Gupta, addresses a major and growing business need: how to better leverage legacy and current knowledge assets in a world characterized by increasing globalization, rapid proliferation of new computer and communications equipment, and fast changing organizational structures. The book focuses on three key themes: business agility, process resilience, and leveraging of corporate knowledge. This three-pronged emphasis is reflected in the full title of this book: Agile Systems with Reusable Patterns of Business Knowledge: A Component-Based Approach.

Using examples from diverse application areas, the book delineates the use of business knowledge to attain major strategic benefits through decomposition of knowledge into components. It highlights how these components of knowledge can be re-configured in step with innovation and new learning, and how business processes and information systems can be designed to automatically flex in step with... Read more
Scholars stand on the shoulders of those who came before them. Our academic ancestors had the foresight to capture their knowledge in a systematic way, writing sentences in paragraphs, paragraphs in chapters, chapters in books, books in libraries, metadata about books in card catalogs.

If I may be allowed to personify history, just like 'Groundhog Day', history has an innate tendency to repeat itself. Humans are fighting that tendency by creating time capsules filled with knowledge that future generations can utilize in the struggle to retain the lessons of the best and brightest citizens of earth.

Agile systems states a proposition that helps us in our struggle to maintain, organize, and utilize knowledge by establishing a baseline about the nature of knowledge from which we can reason, by leveraging techniques from software development to help taxonomize knowledge (patterns, polymorphism, decomposition, aggregation, composition), and by bringing in a... Read more
An excellent resource for any organization committed to achieving and maintaining the competitive edge. In an age where what is new today is outmoded tomorrow, the principles and practices detailed in this book will be indispensable to companies that want to stay on top.

Theory and practice are explained, helping to ensure that the reader has a thorough understanding of each topic. The authors stress the importance and interrelationship of business knowledge, business practice, people and process in the quest for business excellence.

The goal of agile systems is to ensure the flexibility an organization needs to adapt quickly and effectively to changing demands, whether internal or external. In today's highly competitive market, only those companies that achieve a high level of efficient flexibility will survive; those that go the extra mile will prosper. `Agile Systems' is a vital tool for practitioners working toward this goal.
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