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CHAPTER 3: REQUIREMENTS DETERMINATION System Analysis and Design, Fifth Edition by Roberta M. Roth, Alan Dennis, Barbara Haley Wixom
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“Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this ingenious book, lies not in ourselves, but in product design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of cognitive psychology.”
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“extrinsic motivators such as bonuses and rating people in performance reviews actually decrease performance in such nonroutine work”
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“If you are new to programming with Python and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the "for the absolute beginner" series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for practical Python programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. By the time you finish this book, you'll be well versed in Python and be able to apply the basic programming principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle.”
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“Selectors As its name implies, a selector is used to select or point to one or more specific elements within your page. A number of different selectors are available, giving you fine control over what elements you want to style. The selector answers the first question: What element of the page must be styled? The next section shows you the four most important types of selectors.”
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“In this terrific set of one-on-one video sessions with experts in the continuous delivery field, Jez Humble interviews Eric Ries on the Lean Startup methodology; Gary Gruver on large scale Agile development; Jesse Robbins on DevOps and cloud computing; John Allspaw on DevOps and continuous delivery; and Elizabeth Hendrickson on Agile testing.”
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“Jugaad Innovation argues that the creative approaches to problem-solving born from the scarcity of resources in markets like India may be the secret to innovation success even in the most resource-abundant economies. A clever twist on the conventional wisdom that the best management practices are found in mature economies.”
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The study guide helps you master all the topics on the MCSA 70-687 exam, including the following:

  • Installation and upgrades, including VHDs

  • Migrating users, profiles, and applications

  • Installing, configuring, and securing applications

  • Configuring Hyper-V virtualization

  • Configuring TCP/IP, network settings, and network security

  • Configuring and securing access to files and ...

  • “Think of return as a kind of break statement for functions, and only use it when you want that breakout functionality.”
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    Chapter 5, Limits Intertwingled by Peter Morville
    “A strategy is a plan, but it’s also a pattern, a position, and a perspective.”
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    “When loading a file, Node is configured to search for files with the .js, .json, and .node extensions. The require.extensions array can be used to tell require to load files with other extensions. Node’s module system will take this into account when treating directories as modules, as well.”
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    “True leadership doesn’t always come from a position of power, note the authors of Rebels at Work. But successfully exerting influence without authority can be very challenging. This book is a practical and inspirational guide on how to engage your coworkers and bosses and bring your ideas forward so that they are heard, considered, and acted upon.”
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