The Business Models Handbook:Templates Theory and Case Studies Paul Hague
This is an action-oriented book for managers and entrepreneurs searching for ways to tackle issues they face in terms of developing and delivering services. The book focuses on service organizations, but has a broad interpretation of what services are. It is directed at the business world and combines inspirational text that is full of examples, with the features of a useful handbook of practical methods with associated templates.
Event design is a new approach to systematically decompose and recompose the success of events. The #EventCanvas template identifies where and for whom the event can be innovated. It is a handbook to document, design, and discuss design events worth attending, and illustrates good event design with real examples of world leading event designs.
Based on material previously published as ´´Beginner´s Guide to Silk Ribbon Embroidery´´ in 1998 and ´´Silk Ribbon Embroidery: Designs & Techniques´´ in 2002, this useful handbook provides all the techniques you need to create beautiful silk ribbon embroideries. Based on just three basic stitches and gathering techniques, learn how to stitch over thirty-five different flowers, including roses, geraniums, irises, pansies, sweet peas and more, and there are over fifteen more detailed projects to take your newly developed skills even further, all with templates and full instructions provided. As well as stitching, this book covers painting and stenciling backgrounds on to the fabric; painting the ribbons themselves; and, how to mount and frame your finished pieces. This is a beautifully presented, highly comprehensive and inspiring book for anyone interested in silk ribbon embroidery. It is presents in a practical, wire-bound format. All the techniques, materials and equipment are fully explained with clear, step-by-step instructions. Details are provided for over thirty-five different flowers, and over fifteen more advanced projects in this title. All the templates required are provided in the book.
Is your product user-friendly? Take these steps to find out Whether it´s software, technical documentation, a cell phone, or a refrigerator, your customer wants -- no, expects -- your product to be easy to use. This fully revised handbook, a leading resource since 1994, provides clear, step-by-step guidelines to help you test your product for usability. Completely updated with current industry best practices and more varied examples, it can give you that all-important marketplace advantage: products that perform the way users expect. * Learn to recognize factors that limit usability * Decide whether testing should occur in a lab setting or at the site where the product is used * Set up a test plan to assess goals for your product´s usability * Choose and train effective test moderators * Decide on the best way to collect and review data * Report the results and make recommendations * Learn user-centered design principles and practices -- the context for usability testing * Reap the benefits of templates, tables, models, case studies, and other tools of the trade Companion Web site Go to www.wiley.com/go/usabilitytesting to find additional case examples, samples, and templates
Benefit from a reliable collection of the most valuable business models, including detailed coverage of each model, expertly explained theory, as well as case studies and supporting templates.
The way an organization manages and disseminates its knowledge is key to informed business decision-making, effectiveness and competitive edge. The Knowledge Manager´s Handbook takes you step by step through the processes needed to define and embed an effective knowledge management framework within an organization. This second edition now includes clear guidance on the best practice requirements from the first ever internationally recognised standard for knowledge management, ISO 30401:2018, as well as content on the impact of AI and data analytics. Nick Milton and Patrick Lambe work through each stage of creating and implementing a knowledge management framework for an organization´s specific needs, based around the four essential aspects of knowledge management: people, processes, technologies and governance. With updated international case studies from organizations of all sizes and sectors, along with user-friendly templates and checklists to help implement effective knowledge management procedures, The Knowledge Manager´s Handbook is the end-to-end guide to making a sustainable change in the knowledge management culture.
The business analyst role can cover a wide range of responsibilities, including the elicitation and documenting of business requirements, upfront strategic work, design and implementation phases. Typical difficulties faced by analysts include stakeholders who disagree or don´t know their requirements, handling estimates and project deadlines that conflict, and what to do if all the requirements are top priority. The Business Analysis Handbook offers practical solutions to these and other common problems which arise when uncovering requirements or conducting business analysis. Getting requirements right is difficult; this book offers guidance on delivering the right project results, avoiding extra cost and work, and increasing the benefits to the organization. The Business Analysis Handbook provides an understanding of the analyst role and the soft skills required, and outlines industry standard tools and techniques with guidelines on their use to suit the most appropriate situations. Covering numerous techniques such as Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN), use cases and user stories, this essential guide also includes standard templates to save time and ensure nothing important is missed.