Becoming a Lean Library

Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups provides a guide to the process and approach necessary to manage product development. Using techniques and philosophies pioneered by Toyota's lean manufacturing success, Becoming a Lean Library provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and responsive to technological change. Early chapters introduce the reader to the idea of lean start-ups in libraries, followed by chapters covering library systems, lessons from lean manufacturing, and the build-measure-learn model. Remaining chapters discuss technology change and DevOps as a lean strategy, while also giving the reader the opportunity to earn a professional online "badge" on the subject material of the book. Introduces lean startup and lean manufacturing theory and practice Applies Lean Startup Principles to Libraries Allows readers to earn two Openbadges to demonstrate professional education accomplishment through social networking and for compensation purposes Only book in its market that illustrates lean principles at work

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  • Author : Jeremy Nelson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 156 pages
  • ISBN : 1780634609
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Becoming a Lean Library

Becoming a Lean Library
  • Author : Jeremy Nelson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 07 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKBecoming a Lean Library

Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups provides a guide to the process and approach necessary to manage product development. Using techniques and philosophies pioneered by Toyota's lean manufacturing success, Becoming a Lean Library provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and responsive to technological change. Early chapters introduce the reader to the idea of lean start-ups in libraries, followed by chapters covering library systems, lessons from lean manufacturing, and

Mastering Redis

Mastering Redis
  • Author : Jeremy Nelson
  • Publisher : Packt Publishing Ltd
  • Release : 31 May 2016
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Take your knowledge of Redis to the next level to build enthralling applications with ease About This Book Detailed explanation on Data structure server with powerful strings, lists, sets, sorted-sets, and hashes Learn to Scale your data with Redis Cluster's distributed setup This is a fast paced practical guide full of screenshots and real work examples to help you get to grips with Redis in no time. Who This Book Is For If you are a software developer with some

Collaboration and the Academic Library

Collaboration and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 February 2018
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Collaboration and the Academic Library: Internal and External, Local and Regional, National and International explores the considerable change that has affected universities and academic libraries in recent years. Given this complex and important context, it is clear that the academic library increasingly needs to operate in partnership with its users and other professionals and organizations to be successful in meeting the needs of its clientele. Academic librarians need to work closely with client groups so that services are relevant, and

The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services, 2nd Edition

The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Joseph R. Matthews
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 27 October 2017
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This guide provides library directors, managers, and administrators in all types of libraries with complete and up-to-date instructions on how to evaluate library services in order to improve them. • Helps librarians to thoroughly examine their libraries' services toward making improvements • Enables librarians to answer with authority the question "what difference do we make?" • Explains the most effective ways of conducting library measurement and evaluation, covering qualitative and quantitative tools, data analysis, and specific methodologies for measuring and assessing specific services •

Kaizen Planning, Implementing and Controlling

Kaizen Planning, Implementing and Controlling
  • Author : Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz,Midiala Oropesa-Vento,Aidé Aracely Maldonado-Macías
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 27 October 2016
GET THIS BOOKKaizen Planning, Implementing and Controlling

This book reports a literature review on kaizen, its industrial applications, critical success factors, benefits gained, journals that publish about it, main authors (research groups) and universities. Kaizen is treated in this book in three stages: planning, implementation and control. The authors provide a questionnaire designed with activities in every stage, highlighting the benefits gained in each stage. The study has been applied to more than 400 managers and leaders in continuous improvement in Mexican maquiladoras. A univariate analysis is provided

Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian

Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian
  • Author : Jamie M. Gray
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 08 March 2017
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Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian: How to Get Things Done Right the First Time will help you recognize and implement specific behaviors and actions to successfully drive projects forward, institute new services or revamp old ones, and establish key relationships both inside and outside of the library. It features practical tips for each topic area.

Advances and Applications in Computer Science, Electronics and Industrial Engineering

Advances and Applications in Computer Science, Electronics and Industrial Engineering
  • Author : Marcelo V. García,Félix Fernández-Peña,Carlos Gordón-Gallegos
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 20 April 2021
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This book presents the proceedings of the Conference on Computer Science, Electronics and Industrial Engineering (CSEI 2020), held in Ambato in October 2020, with participants from 15 countries and guest speakers from Chile, Colombia, France, Japan, Spain, Portugal, and USA. It discusses topics such as the use of metaheuristic for non-deterministic problem solutions, software architectures for supporting e-government initiatives, and the use of electronics in e-learning and industrial environments. It also includes contributions illustrating how new approaches on these converging research areas are

International Librarianship at Home and Abroad

International Librarianship at Home and Abroad
  • Author : Karen Bordonaro
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 12 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKInternational Librarianship at Home and Abroad

International Librarianship at Home and Abroad examines both the concept and reality of international librarianship. The intent of this book is not to glorify international librarianship, but to instead explore different ways that international librarianship might be understood and practiced. The book seeks to enrich and improve the everyday work done by librarians both at home and abroad in areas such as collection management, library services, and learning styles and techniques. Describes familiar librarian work, such as resource sharing, weeding

How to Thrive as a Library Professional: Achieving Success and Satisfaction

How to Thrive as a Library Professional: Achieving Success and Satisfaction
  • Author : Susanne Markgren,Linda Miles
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 21 October 2019
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Whether you are planning to enter the field of librarianship or are a seasoned veteran, your success requires conscious planning. With its big picture approach, this guide shows you how to manage your career to optimize professional fulfillment. This book is a practical and straightforward approach to finessing your practice, with easy-to-implement takeaways. Covering topics that range from determining a career vision and cultivating relationships to using narrative to make connections and employing mindfulness, compassion, and self-forgiveness; this book will

The Lean Expert

The Lean Expert
  • Author : Joseph Niederstadt
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 December 2014
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The Lean Expert: Educating and Elevating Lean Practitioners Throughout Your Organization outlines a method that can help organizations engage associates and empower them to achieve "expert status" in the nine core principles of Lean. By implementing the Lean Discipline Expert process detailed in the book, companies will demonstrate to their associates that they believe they are the organization’s greatest assets, while empowering them to make lasting improvements to the organization. The book provides a robust and proven process for

Becoming a Fundraiser

Becoming a Fundraiser
  • Author : Victoria Steele,Stephen D. Elder
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 01 January 2000
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Written by a librarian who has also been a professional fundraiser and by a library fundraiser who is also a public relations professional, this revised and updated book offers an original perspective on the neglected subject of raising money for libraries.

Becoming Lean

Becoming Lean
  • Author : Jeffrey K. Liker
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 12 November 1997
GET THIS BOOKBecoming Lean

What is Lean? Pure and simple, lean is reducing the time from customer order to manufacturing by eliminating non-value-added waste in the production stream. The ideal of a lean system is one-piece flow, because a lean manufacturer is continuously improving. Most other books on lean management focus on technical methods and offer a picture of how a lean system should look like. Other books provide snapshots of companies before and after lean was implemented. This is the first book to