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|Assistive Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Individuals with disabilities often have difficulty accomplishing tasks, living independently, and utilizing information technologies; simple aspects of daily life taken for granted by non-disabled individuals.
Assistive Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents a...
Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Information acquisition and management has always had a profound impact on societal and organizational progression. However, as computing dramatically advances the level of intelligence associated with management technologies, the breadth of their dispersal, and ultimately the impact of the information...
Knowledge Discovery, Transfer, and Management in the Information Age
Murray E. Jennex.
With the advent of electronic databases, information technologies, and the Internet, organizations now more than ever have easy access to all the knowledge they need to conduct their affairs. Identifying the useful information in all that data, however, can pose a challenge.
Harnessing Dynamic Knowledge Principles in the Technology-Driven World
In a technology-driven world, it is essential that enterprises develop reliable and rapid flows of knowledge to distribute evenly across organizations, time and place, and individuals in order to sustain a competitive advantage. However, most leaders and managers are unacquainted with effective...
Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian
The library profession has changed rapidly in the wake of advanced technologies. Once regarded as the gatekeepers of information found in books, today’s library professionals are shifting from a traditional center of attention to a new focus on all areas of information studies.
Information Technology and Collection Management for Library User Environments
Times have changed and library institutions struggle to maintain relevancy in the Information Age. With the inescapable presence of harnessing technologies for information management and access, the role of the library has increased in importance within academic institutions and public communities....
Economic Behavior, Game Theory, and Technology in Emerging Markets
Bryan Christiansen, Muslum Basilgan.
Game Theory has provided an extremely useful tool in enabling economists to venture into unknown areas. Its concepts of conflict and cooperation apply whenever the actions of several agents are interdependent; providing language to formulate as well as to structure, analyze, and understand strategic...
Transcultural Marketing for Incremental and Radical Innovation
Bryan Christiansen, Salih Yildiz, Emel Yildiz.
As technology continues to drive innovation and impact societies across multiple national boundaries and cultures, new approaches towards marketing products must be created and implemented to be successful in an era of hypercompetition.
Transcultural Marketing for Incremental & Radical Innovation ...
International Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship: An Information Technology Perspective
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos.
There is a high demand in our society to adopt emerging technologies in all aspects of business and economic activity. As traditional business practices and economic activity are occurring in a global context, new areas of economic development are being recognized as the key enablers of wealth and...
Trust Management in Mobile Environments: Autonomic and Usable Models
In a digital context, trust is a multifaceted concept, including trust in application usability, trust in information security, and trust in fellow users. Mobile technologies have compounded the impact of such considerations.
Trust Management in Mobile Environments: Autonomic and Usable Models...
Psychology, Pedagogy, and Assessment in Serious Games
Thomas M. Connolly, Thomas Hainey, Elizabeth Boyle, Gavin Baxter, Pablo Moreno-Ger.
As the widespread use of digital entertainment has changed not only the ways in which we spend our leisure time but also how we learn and communicate, Serious Games have emerged as an effective tool for the purpose of learning, skill acquisition, and training.
Psychology, Pedagogy, and Assessment in...
Risk Analysis for Prevention of Hazardous Situations in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
Davorin Matanovic, Nediljka Gaurina-Medjimurec, Katarina Simon.
The accelerated growth of the world population creates an increase of energy needs. This requires new paths for oil supply to its users, which can be potential hazardous sources for individuals and the environment.
Risk Analysis for Prevention of Hazardous Situations in Petroleum and Natural Gas...
Mobile Networks and Cloud Computing Convergence for Progressive Services and Applications
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Kai Lin, Jaime Lloret.
Recent technology trends involving the combination of mobile networks and cloud computing have offered new chances for mobile network providers to use specific carrier-cloud services. These advancements will enhance the utilization of the mobile cloud in industry and corporate settings.
Exploring Innovative and Successful Applications of Soft Computing
Antonio D. Masegosa, Pablo J. Villacorta, Carlos Cruz-Corona, M. Socorro García-Cascales, María T. Lamata, José L. Verdegay.
The evolution of soft computing applications has offered a multitude of methodologies and techniques that are useful in facilitating new ways to address practical and real scenarios in a variety of fields.
Exploring Innovative and Successful Applications of Soft Computing highlights the applications...
Network Security Technologies: Design and Applications
Abdelmalek Amine, Otmane Ait Mohamed, Boualem Benatallah.
Recent advances in technologies have created a need for solving security problems in a systematic way. With this in mind, network security technologies have been produced in order to ensure the security of software and communication functionalities at basic, enhanced, and architectural levels....
Perspectives on Theory U: Insights from the Field
Olen Gunnlaugson, Charles Baron, Mario Cayer.
In recent years, the utilization of Theory U has pushed the boundaries of traditional leadership and management thinking, making it an important aspect of change across a broad assortment of international businesses and communities.
Perspectives on Theory U: Insights from the Field brings together an...
Enabling the New Era of Cloud Computing: Data Security, Transfer, and Management
Yushi Shen, Yale Li, Ling Wu, Shaofeng Liu, Qian Wen.
Cloud computing is becoming the next revolution in the IT industry; providing central storage for internet data and services that have the potential to bring data transmission performance, security and privacy, data deluge, and inefficient architecture to the next level.
Enabling the New Era of Cloud...
Authors, Copyright, and Publishing in the Digital Era
Basic copyright laws and enforcements have been in effect for hundreds of years. However, laws with such extensive histories can often make understanding them complicated. As publishing moves into a digital arena, copyright laws have become increasingly complex.
Authors, Copyright, and Publishing...
Exchanging Terrorism Oxygen for Media Airwaves: The Age of Terroredia
The onset of the digital age and the ubiquity of media communications have presented new opportunities for terrorist groups and organizations to communicate globally and publicize their actions. Research surrounding the relationship between terrorism and both traditional and new media outlets is...
Security, Trust, and Regulatory Aspects of Cloud Computing in Business Environments
Emerging as an effective alternative to organization-based information systems, cloud computing has been adopted by many businesses around the world. Despite the increased popularity, there remain concerns about the security of data in the cloud since users have become accustomed to having control over...
Innovative Technologies to Benefit Children on the Autism Spectrum
Nava R. Silton.
More than ever, emerging technology is assisting individuals with autism in a variety of ways. However, many parents, schools, and special education professionals are not aware of the recent technological developments that are available to assist these individuals.
Innovative Technologies to Benefit...
Optimum Design of Renewable Energy Systems: Microgrid and Nature Grid Methods
The management of global warming is a relevant issue throughout the world and has experts of various fields considering various methods to control Earth’s atmospheric temperature. While microgrid technology is emerging as the next generation energy supply system, renewable energy is often unstable and...