||Office 365 for Healthcare Professionals|
Healthcare is a complex, rapidly changing industry. Providers are expected to maximize and extend care for patients, while working with fewer resources and striving to stay modern and secure. This book offers prescriptive guidance and real-world use cases that will help readers leverage Office 365 and the cloud in order to be more productive, secure, and compliant with all the healthcare compliance standards.
Office 365 for Healthcare increases the value of a provider's existing investment and infrastructure in Office 365 by teaching configurations and services that will resolve real day-to-day productivity and communication challenges. Understanding that each provider is unique, this book focuses on operational and clinical similarities that can be applied to any healthcare provider such as telehealth, readmission rate, shift scheduling, tumor board innovations, continuous education for medical practitioners, and more.
Configure Office 365 to enable a compliant and meaningful co ...
||Beginning Robotics with Raspberry Pi and Arduino|
Learn how to use a Raspberry Pi in conjunction with an Arduino to build a basic robot with advanced capabilities. Getting started in robotics does not have to be difficult. This book is an insightful and rewarding introduction to robotics and a catalyst for further directed study.
You'll be led step by step through the process of building a robot that uses the power of a Linux based computer paired with the simplicity of Arduino. You'll learn why the Raspberry Pi is a great choice for a robotics platform; its strengths as well as its shortcomings; how to overcome these limitations by implementing an Arduino; and the basics of the Python programming language as well as some of the more powerful features.
With the Raspberry Pi you can give your project the power of a Linux computer, while Arduino makes interacting with sensors and motors very easy. These two boards are complimentary in their functions; where one falters the other performs admirably.
The book also includes refer ...
||Oracle SQL Revealed|
Write queries using little-known, but powerful, SQL features implemented in Oracle's database engine. You will be able to take advantage of Oracle's power in implementing business logic, thereby maximizing return from your company's investment in Oracle Database products.
Important features and aspects of SQL covered in this book include the model clause, row pattern matching, analytic and aggregate functions, and recursive subquery factoring, just to name a few. The focus is on implementing business logic in pure SQL, with a comparison of different approaches that can be used to write SELECT statements to return results that drive good decision making and competitive action in the marketplace.
This book covers features that are often not well known, and sometimes not implemented in competing products. Chapters on query transformation and logical execution order provide a grasp of the big picture in which the individual SQL features described in the other chapters are executed. ...
||Java APIs, Extensions and Libraries, 2nd Edition|
This book completes the Apress Java learning journey and is a comprehensive approach to learning Java APIs, extensions, and modules such as Java EE integration, mobile Java modules, JavaFX, and JDBC. In this book, you'll learn how to build user interfaces with Swing and JavaFX as well as how to write network programs with the new Java 9 and much more.
Java APIs, Extensions and Libraries is for Java programmers who are familiar with the fundamentals of the Java language and Java programming, who are now ready to call upon the power of extended Java functionality available from the huge array of Java APIs, extensions, and libraries. After reading and learning from this book you'll be ready to become a professional Java programmer.
Extend your Java skills beyond the fundamental object-oriented concepts and core language features; Apply Java Swing for building Java front ends; Get started with Java network programming; Connect to databases and access data from Java programs using the ...
Apply a powerful new approach and method that ensures continuous performance improvement for your business. You will learn how to determine and value the people, process, and technology-based solutions that will optimize your organization's data-to-learning-to-action processes.
This book describes in detail how to holistically optimize the chain of activities that span from data to learning to decisions to actions, an imperative for achieving outstanding performance in today's business environment. Adapting and integrating insights from decision science, constraint theory, and process improvement, the book provides a method that is clear, effective, and can be applied to nearly every business function and sector.
You will learn how to systematically work backwards from decisions to data, estimate the flow of value along the chain, and identify the inevitable value bottlenecks. And, importantly, you will learn techniques for quantifying the value that can be attained by successful ...
||The Data-Driven Project Manager|
Discover solutions to common obstacles faced by project managers. Written as a business novel, the book is highly interactive, allowing readers to participate and consider options at each stage of a project. The book is based on years of experience, both through the author's research projects as well as his teaching lectures at business schools.
The book tells the story of Emily Reed and her colleagues who are in charge of the management of a new tennis stadium project. The CEO of the company, Jacob Mitchell, is planning to install a new data-driven project management methodology as a decision support tool for all upcoming projects. He challenges Emily and her team to start a journey in exploring project data to fight against unexpected project obstacles.
Data-driven project management is known in the academic literature as "dynamic scheduling" or "integrated project management and control." It is a project management methodology to plan, monitor, and control projects in progress ...
||The Tech Professional's Guide to Communicating in a Global Workplace|
Information technologists are increasingly being made part of global teams, and are confronting the challenges of communicating across a variety of linguistic and cultural boundaries. This book helps you rise to those challenges by helping you know what to say, what not to say, and even where to sit in meetings and in social situations.
People talk about the increasingly global nature of work, and that is one way to look at communicating across cultures - from one country or region to another. But what about the differences in culture between various groups at the local level? What about developers to DBAs? IT staff to business people? Women to men? People approaching retirement to people coming into the organization fresh out of college? There are innumerable different cultures within an organization, and it's to your advantage to be able to adapt and communicate effectively and efficiently across all of them.
The author provides her personal experiences and shares anecdotes as ...
||C++17 Quick Syntax Reference|
This quick C++17 guide is a condensed code and syntax reference to the popular programming language, fully updated for C++17. It presents the essential C++ syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference.
In the C++17 Quick Syntax Reference, you will find short, simple, and focused code examples.This book includes a well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing for easy review. You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons, or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a language reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any C++ programmer.
Use template argument deduction for class templates; Declare non-type template parameters with auto-folding expressions and auto deduction from braced-init-list; Apply lambdas and lambda capture by value; Work with inline variables, nested namespaces, structured bindings, a ...
||Advanced Data Analytics Using Python|
Gain a broad foundation of advanced data analytics concepts and discover the recent revolution in databases such as Neo4j, Elasticsearch, and MongoDB. This book discusses how to implement ETL techniques including topical crawling, which is applied in domains such as high-frequency algorithmic trading and goal-oriented dialog systems. You'll also see examples of machine learning concepts such as semi-supervised learning, deep learning, and NLP. Advanced Data Analytics Using Python also covers important traditional data analysis techniques such as time series and principal component analysis.
After reading this book you will have experience of every technical aspect of an analytics project. You'll get to know the concepts using Python code, giving you samples to use in your own projects.
Work with data analysis techniques such as classification, clustering, regression, and forecasting; Handle structured and unstructured data, ETL techniques, and different kinds of databases such a ...
||Java Image Processing Recipes|
Quickly obtain solutions to common Java image processing problems, learn best practices, and understand everything OpenCV has to offer for image processing. You will work with a JVM image wrapper to make it very easy to run image transformation through pipelines and obtain instant visual feedback. This book makes heavy use of the Gorilla environment where code can be executed directly in the browser, and image transformation results can also be visualized directly in the browser.
Java Image Processing Recipes includes recipes on more advanced image manipulation techniques, such as image smoothing, cartooning, sketching, and mastering masks to apply changes only to parts of the image. You'll see how OpenCV features provide instant solutions to problems such as edges detection and shape finding. Finally, the book contains practical recipes dealing with webcams and various video streams, giving you ready-made code with which to do real-time video analysis.
Create your personal real ...
||Objective-C for Absolute Beginners, 4th Edition|
Learn Objective-C and its latest release, and learn how to mix Swift with it. You have a great idea for an app, but how do you bring it to fruition? With Objective-C, the universal language of iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps.
Using a hands-on approach, you'll learn how to think in programming terms, how to use Objective-C to construct program logic, and how to synthesize it all into working apps. Gary Bennett, an experienced app developer and trainer, will guide you on your journey to becoming a successful app developer. Along the way you'll discover the flexibility of Apple's developer tools
If you're looking to take the first step towards App Store success, Objective-C for Absolute Beginners, Fourth Edition is the place to start.
Understand the fundamentals of computer programming: variables, design data structures, and working with file systems; Examine the logic of object-oriented programming: how to use classes, objects, and methods; Install Xcode and write programs in Object ...