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Ozias, Michael

Summary: Tracks four companies working on solving some of humanity's most important problems and examines the outdated regulatory systems impeding their progress.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures Llc 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC THE

Patrikarakos, David

Summary: "War in 140 Characters examines the role of social media and other forms of 'new media' in changing the face of modern warfare. War is, more than ever, a clash of narratives--with each state/party fighting to control the spread of information and project their narrative to the outside world. Social media has shattered traditional hierarchies between the state and its citizens, enabling the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 PAT

Faust, Timothy

Summary: Single payer healthcare is not complicated: the government pays for all care for all people. It's cheaper than our current model, and most Americans (and their doctors) already want it. So what's the deal with our current healthcare system, and why don't we have something better?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 FAU

Nargi, Lela

Summary: Karl is an Abyssinian ground hornbill with a special challenge. His lower bill had broken off and made eating difficult. Karl did a great job of adapting and finding new ways to eat, but he wasn't getting all the food he needed. His zookeepers at the National Zoo and friends at the Smithsonian Institute wanted to help. Could an old bird skeleton and a 3-D printer give Karl a new beak? Karl's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2020

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Summary: Without adopting new technological developments, a company's profits will lag; with them, they can soar. This program uses two case studies-Ford and Australia Post-as they introduce very different types of technology in their respective organizations. Can these companies hope to maintain sales, market share, and profit if they are not in a position to exploit the latest technological advancements?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Woolley, Samuel

Summary: "Despite all the attention paid to it, the problem of online disinformation is only getting worse. Social media may well play a role in the 2020 presidential election and other major political events. But that doesn't begin to describe what future propaganda will look like. As Samuel Woolley shows, we will soon be navigating new technologies such as human-like automated voice systems, machine...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 WOO

Morgan, James M.

Summary: How companies are using lean development to revolutionize their product and service offerings, vital lessons any business leader can use as an engine of innovation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.5 MOR

Morgan, James M.

Summary: How did Ford Motors use Lean Development to pull off one of the most impressive corporate turnarounds in history? Largely by avoiding the mistakes that so many companies make when in a death spiral. They looked beyond manufacturing efficiency to change the very fundamentals of how they developed vehicles. In Designing the Future, Lean product development expert James Morgan and world-renowned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.5 MOR

Hargadon, Andrew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.406 HAR

Summary: Home to thousands of IT-related companies, Silicon Valley generates approximately

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: It took two years of negotiation for the BBC's Fiona Bruce to get some face time with Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. In this rare interview, Bruce gains insights into both the man and the icon-genius, business magnate, philanthropist, and one of the wealthiest people on the planet. In addition, Bruce probes what may be the key question facing Microsoft in the post-Gates era: with its hands...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This behind-the-scenes look at IT in action showcases three exciting e-commerce initiatives. By analyzing the growth, revenue, and future of MP3's Web site, visiting Ford's online "showroom," and showcasing the customer benefits of Coronet-Fashion at Work's online planning system, this program presents compelling case studies of the Internet's use to capture and exploit new markets.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: With a softening economy reducing revenues and stiffening competition in the high-tech sector, a time comes when even the most successful business plans must be adjusted. This program filmed at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, brings together Carly Fiorina, chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, and John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems, to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Itō, Jōichi

Summary: "The future," as the author William Gibson once noted, "is already here. It's just unevenly distributed." WHIPLASH is a postcard from that future.The world is more complex and volatile today than at any other time in our history. The tools of our modern existence are getting faster, cheaper, and smaller at an exponential rate, just as billions of strangers around the world are suddenly just one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 ITO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 304 ITO

Summary: Most people learn traditional standards of behavior and respect for others by the time they are teenagers-but many don't realize that those rules are just as valid in cyberspace. This program helps students take the high road on the information superhighway and avoid the temptations of the fast lane, pointing the way toward an ethically sound Internet presence and lifestyle. Guidelines for the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Carlson, Curtis Ray.

Contents: The essence of innovation: how Frank hit a home run -- Innovate or die: the exponential economy -- Work on important customer and market needs: the RFID tag -- Creating customer value: your only job -- It's as simple as NABC: how Liz got her big job -- Watering holes for creating value: the day the BBC walked in -- More ideas for faster value creation: origins of Linux -- Your elevator pitch:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4063 CAR

Bodden, Valerie

Summary: 3-D Printers are a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of printers, from punch cards, dot matrix, ink jet and laser all the way to today's 3-D printing! Charles Hull and his development of 3D layered plastic printing is featured, and a colorful infographic shows how a 3-D printer works. See the benefits of 3-D printing such as custom prosthetics...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 621.9 BOD

Contents: The call of history : "We're gonna get this done" -- The house of Pelosi : deals and betrayals -- The power of one : Lieberman blocks the way -- The rescue : Obama's last chance -- Priority one : expanding coverage -- The individual mandate : how it will work -- The insurers : more customers, more resrnctions -- The insured : it's status quo for now -- Under thirty : joining the system, like it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 344.7303 WAS

Zuchora-Walske, Christine

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Summary: Self-driving cars are a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of cars from early steam-powered wagons to toady's luxury sedans. The father of Self-Driving Cars, Sebastian Thrun, is featured, and a colorful infographic shows how a Google Car works. Readers will learn about advancements in computer technology that made cars more automated and how car...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.2 ZUC

Collins, James C. (James Charles)

Summary: Enumerates the principles for building a truly great enterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous and fast-moving times.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 COL

Summary: Civil liberties advocates have warned against government surveillance for decades. Today, corporations use technology to monitor employees and customers. Is big business the new big brother? This program addresses the growing debate about our "surveillance society" and its erosion of privacy and anonymity-which could become casualties of the war for market supremacy as well as the war on...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Mike Tan wants his company, TeamPages, to become the Facebook of amateur sports teams. Will he strike it rich or strike out? This program looks at the opportunities and pitfalls of starting social networking sites. Leila Boujnane, CEO of the image search software company Idee Inc., and Evan Carmichael, founder of Canada's favorite Web site for entrepreneurs, evaluate the TeamPages startup. The...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The rise of the blog as a form of serious news reporting means that conventional journalists must become familiar with the blog format and rethink typical journalistic approaches. This ABC News program examines the blogger "community," reviews major news stories that were broken by bloggers, and demonstrates ways in which blogging differs from traditional reporting methods. Featuring an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Fernández, Bernardo

Summary: ¿Y si los dragones fueran reales? ¿Y si todos esos avistamientos en lagos africanos y en los océanos de Indonesia fueran ciertos? ¿Y si los hemos confundido con dinosaurios? ¿Y si fueran capaces de volar, de respirar bajo el agua, de reproducirse...? En la que considera la más querida de sus novelas, Bef nos cuenta que la respuesta a todas esas preguntas pudo haberse hallado en el barrio chino...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gran Travesía 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH FER

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