Software Agreements Line by Line

How to Understand and Change Software Licenses and Contracts to Fit Your Needs
Author: Michael Overly,James R. Kalyvas
Publisher: Aspatore Books
ISBN: 9781587623691
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 125
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This comprehensive overview describes solutions to prevent manipulation, and offers suggestions for adapting contracts to meet the needs of the user. Essential for those selling and buying software.

Der agile Festpreis

Leitfaden für wirklich erfolgreiche IT-Projekt-Verträge
Author: Andreas Opelt,Boris Gloger,Wolfgang Pfarl,Ralf Mittermayr
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446454462
Category: Computers
Page: 271
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Verhandlungsstrategie und Verhandlungstaktik Agile Methoden der Softwareentwicklung werden von der Ausnahme zur Regel. Traditionelle Vertragsformen wie Festpreis oder Time & Material stoßen dabei an ihre Grenzen, je komplexer Projekte werden. Sehr oft ist das Scheitern vorprogrammiert, weil diese Verträge echte Zusammenarbeit verhindern. Das fehlende Teil im Puzzle – Der Agile Festpreisvertrag - Warum brauchen agil entwickelte IT-Projekte einen anderen Vertragsrahmen als Projekte nach der Wasserfallmethode? - Wie ein partnerschaftliches Miteinander zu größeren Projekterfolgen führt - Erfahren Sie Schritt für Schritt, wie Sie einen agilen Festpreisvertrag ausarbeiten, verhandeln und umsetzen - Vertragsvorlage als Anregung für Ihre eigenen agilen Festpreisverträge - Umfassende Praxisbeispiele illustrieren den Weg zum passenden Vertrag Agilität – was ist das? Agile IT-Projekte brauchen Verträge, die den Spagat zwischen festem Kosten-rahmen und agiler Entwicklung – etwa mit Scrum – schaffen. Der Agile Festpreis balanciert die Interessen von Anbieter und Kunde aus und formt ein kooperatives Modell, indem er Grundsätze der Zusammenarbeit und Flexibilität in der Ausgestaltung von Anforderungen bestmöglich vereint. Was ist der Agile Festpreisvertrag? Dieses Buch ist eine Anregung zum Umdenken bei Kunden, Lieferanten und Einkäufern und bietet Best Practices, Vertragsvorlagen und Argumentarien.

Big Data

A Business and Legal Guide
Author: James R. Kalyvas,Michael R. Overly
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466592389
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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Big Data: A Business and Legal Guide supplies a clear understanding of the interrelationships between Big Data, the new business insights it reveals, and the laws, regulations, and contracting practices that impact the use of the insights and the data. Providing business executives and lawyers (in-house and in private practice) with an accessible primer on Big Data and its business implications, this book will enable readers to quickly grasp the key issues and effectively implement the right solutions to collecting, licensing, handling, and using Big Data. The book brings together subject matter experts who examine a different area of law in each chapter and explain how these laws can affect the way your business or organization can use Big Data. These experts also supply recommendations as to the steps your organization can take to maximize Big Data opportunities without increasing risk and liability to your organization. Provides a new way of thinking about Big Data that will help readers address emerging issues Supplies real-world advice and practical ways to handle the issues Uses examples pulled from the news and cases to illustrate points Includes a non-technical Big Data primer that discusses the characteristics of Big Data and distinguishes it from traditional database models Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, the book will help executives, managers, and counsel better understand the interrelationships between Big Data, decisions based on Big Data, and the laws, regulations, and contracting practices that impact its use. After reading this book, you will be able to think more broadly about the best way to harness Big Data in your business and establish procedures to ensure that legal considerations are part of the decision.

Financial Cryptography and Data Security

11th International Conference, FC 2007, and First International Workshop on Usable Security, USEC 2007, Scarborough, Trinidad/Tobago, February 12-16, 2007. Revised Selected Papers
Author: Sven Dietrich
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540773657
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 390
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security, FC 2007, and the co-located 1st International Workshop on Usable Security, USEC 2007, both held in Scarborough, Trinidad/Tobago, in February 2007. The book includes 17 revised full papers, 1 system presentation paper and the transcriptions of 5 panel sessions from FC 2007. The papers, which were carefully reviewed and selected from 85 submissions, are organized in topical sections on Payment Systems, Anonymity, Authentication, Anonymity and Privacy, Cryptography and Commercial Transactions, Financial Transactions and Web Services, and Cryptography. The book concludes with 5 revised full and 5 revised short papers from the USEC 2007 workshop. This workshop brought together an interdisciplinary group of researchers and practitioners to discuss usability problems and deepen the understanding of users' capabilities and motivations in performing security tasks.

Agile Contracts

Creating and Managing Successful Projects with Scrum
Author: Andreas Opelt,Boris Gloger,Wolfgang Pfarl,Ralf Mittermayr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118640128
Category: Computers
Page: 304
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A methodologically sophisticated, comprehensive approach toapplying the Agile fixed-price contract to IT projects whilemaximizing customer and supplier relationships "Interesting and necessary for IT managers and ITlawyers." —Walter J. Jaburek, Dipl.-Ing., Dr. iur., Dr. techn. Approximately 50 percent of software developers use Scrum, aniterative and incremental development method for managing softwareprojects and product or application development, in their work. Thebenefit of Scrum and other Agile methods is that they can addressshifts in a large project that traditional managerial methodscannot. Written by pioneers and leaders in the field of Agile and Scrum,Agile Contracts is the only book dedicated exclusively tothe legal, procurement, and project management considerations ofAgile contracts. Providing templates, a toolbox, and examples ofAgile fixed-price contracts, the book presents an alternativeoption to fixed-price, time-based, and supply-basedcontracts—reducing the risk for both the supplier and thecustomer with a contract that offers the possibility of flux andflexible scenarios as a project progresses. Agile Contracts features in-depth chapter coverageof: The Agile Manifesto of 2001 Agility from the perspective of procurement and the softwareprovider The problems with traditional fixed-price contracts and timematerial contracts What the Agile fixed-price contract is and how it is setup Tendering based on the Agile fixed-price contract How to negotiate an Agile fixed-price contract Special guidelines for the legal framework of an Agilefixed-price contract Adaptable Scope System The Black Swan scenario Contracts and procedures for the featured methodologies Especially applicable within highly structured businessorganizations, Agile Contracts is a must-read for projectmanagers, agile practitioners, procurement representatives, and ITlawyers.

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben
Author: Timothy Ferriss
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843704457
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 352
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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA- Management by Absence- und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

User Protection in IT Contracts:A Comparative Study of the Protection of the User Against Defective Performance in Information Technology


Author: Clarisse Girot
Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
ISBN: 904111548X
Category: Law
Page: 465
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This volume considers the theme of the protection of the user in the field of Information Technology, and more specifically in relation to software licences, electronic information services and Internet access services. Litigation in IT usually stems from the users' feeling that their expectations have been frustrated at performance. When dealing with such cases, the courts seem to increasingly take the objective of user protection into account. How is this protection implemented? Is this trend generally desirable? Is this judicial protection excessive? What are the constraints met by IT providers that should be taken into account in litigation? How can the user's position be improved? User Protection in IT Contracts extensively presents the reasons why, and the ways in which national courts may decide a case in favour of the user. Many practical issues are considered in this respect. Which factors appear relevant to deal with liability claims in IT? Are exemption clauses always enforceable? What are the implications of information duties for IT providers? How can general conditions be safely incorporated to a contract? This book exhaustively reviews these and other issues in English, Dutch and French law.

Simplify Software Audits and Cut Costs by Using the IBM License Metric Tool


Author: Rufus Credle,Charles Crawford,Pawel Gocek,Piotr Godowski,Michal Klak,David Kulczar,Jan Marszalek,Adriana Lopez Russell,Agnieszka Tkaczyk,IBM Redbooks
Publisher: IBM Redbooks
ISBN: 0738453919
Category: Computers
Page: 100
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In this IBM® RedpaperTM publication, you learn how to implement the IBM subcapacity licensing functions and the IBM License Metric Tool to track and manage licenses for your IBM WebSphere® Application Server instances. It also summarizes the different licensing models that IBM employs, the advantages of using software asset management for IT companies, and explains how to save money by using these the subcapacity model for WebSphere Application Server licenses. The primary purpose of the License Metric Tool is counting the processor value units (PVU) and resource value units (RVU) for subcapacity and full-capacity licensing models. It is a no-charge metric tool that many companies use as a regular software asset manager for IBM products. This Redpaper shares installation and configuration scenarios for installing the Endpoint Manager server, the License Metric Tool server, and the IBM DB2® database on a single computer or in distributed computing infrastructures. It describes how the application server components are discovered by the License Metric Tool software, explains how to interpret the inventory reports, and provides technical details about the software detection techniques that the tool uses. You also learn about the software bundling process and how to manage the software inventory that is detected by using the Software Classification panel. You can then use the PVU Subcapacity Reports to analyze actual use of your licenses and produce the data for IBM license audits.

Graphic Java 2: Swing


Author: David M. Geary
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
ISBN: 0130796670
Category: Computer graphics
Page: 1622
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Written for experienced programmers who need detailed explanations of the JFC libraries, this volume covers all aspects of the swing framework. Swing is the long-awaited successor to the AWT's heavyweight components.

Drafting Internet Agreements


Author: Gregory J. Battersby,Charles W. Grimes,Leonard T. Nuara
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735598967
Category: Law
Page: 1444
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Drafting Internet Agreements, Second Edition is the most comprehensive single volume collection of annotated forms for the internet. The book also offers valuable insights for business executives who want to know how internet transactions are structured and how to negotiate the best deals. This easy-to-use reference with accompanying CD-ROM offers instant access to more than 40 sample agreements for every area of internet practice including: Internet advertising Internet consulting Electronic commerce Internet joint ventures Internet licensing Technology development Website agreements And more Each form has been developed by the authors or other experienced internet law practitioners and has been used in actual transactions. Organized by type of transaction, each chapter includes a full agreement that illustrates the entire transaction as a seamless whole, as well as a variety of agreements for closely related issues. For each form, the authors provide a brief overview, an analysis of the different kinds of forms that relate to the topic, and a description of the form's applicability and use. Coverage includes: Developing the content portion of the website Seeking intellectual property protection of website content Resolving domain name disputes Seeking to recover a domain name to which you have rights Linking a website to other sites Raising capital to develop and operate a site Marketing the Internet site Selling advertising on the internet site And more. A andquot;Practice Tipsandquot; section before each form identifies the andquot;hot spotsandquot; that are likely to arise during the transaction, and offers guidance on resolving these hotly negotiated provisions quickly. Detailed checklists assist in drafting the final agreement. Drafting Internet Agreements, Second Edition also includes a free companion CD-ROM containing over 40 forms presented in the guide, making it easy to incorporate the forms into a word processing program.

See'n'Sound Le 2. 0 Manual


Author: Luigi Agostini
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1409270408
Category:
Page: 44
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See'n'Sound LE 2.0 User Manual.See'n'Sound creates 3D audio soundscapes in a simple and fast way, catching the movements and the positions directly from the movie's images.

The Economics of Financial and Medical Identity Theft


Author: L. Jean Camp,M. Eric Johnson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461419182
Category: Computers
Page: 168
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Financial identity theft is well understood with clear underlying motives. Medical identity theft is new and presents a growing problem. The solutions to both problems however, are less clear. The Economics of Financial and Medical Identity Theft discusses how the digital networked environment is critically different from the world of paper, eyeballs and pens. Many of the effective identity protections are embedded behind the eyeballs, where the presumably passive observer is actually a fairly keen student of human behavior. The emergence of medical identity theft and the implications of medical data privacy are described in the second section of this book. The Economics of Financial and Medical Identity Theft also presents an overview of the current technology for identity management. The book closes with a series of vignettes in the last chapter, looking at the risks we may see in the future and how these risks can be mitigated or avoided.

Contracts

Keyed to Courses Using Ayres and Speidel's Studies in Contract Law
Author: Casenote Legal Briefs
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735570442
Category: Law
Page: 259
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenote Legal Briefs Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

Software Product Lines

Research Issues in Engineering and Management
Author: Timo Käkölä,Juan Carlos Dueñas
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540332537
Category: Computers
Page: 635
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This book covers research into the most important practices in product line organization. Contributors offer experience-based knowledge on the domain and application engineering, the modeling and management of variability, and the design and use of tools to support the management of product line-related knowledge.

Software-Agents and Liberal Order

An Inquiry Along the Borderline Between Economics and Computer Science
Author: Dirk Nicolas Wagner
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 9781581121179
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 204
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Wiley GAAP

Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles 2011
Author: Steven M. Bragg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470554398
Category: Study Aids
Page: 1392
View: 1940

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The most practical, authoritative guide to GAAP Wiley GAAP 2011 contains complete coverage of all levels of GAAP, now indexed to the new ASC. Wiley GAAP renders GAAP more understandable and accessible for research, and has been designed to reduce the amount of time and effort needed to solve accounting research issues. Provides interpretive guidance and a wealth of real-world, content-rich examples and illustrations Offers insight into the application of complex financial reporting rules Contains detailed index for easy reference use Includes a comprehensive cross-reference of accounting topics to the new FASB codification system Offers clear, user-friendly guidance on every pronouncement including FASB Technical Bulletins, AcSEC Practice Bulletins, FASB Implementation Guides, AICPA Statements of Position, and AICPA Accounting Interpretations Other titles by Epstein and Nach: Wiley GAAP Codification Enhanced Other titles by Bragg: Wiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAS 2010 With easy-to-access information, this practicable and reliable resource offers complete coverage of the entire GAAP hierarchy.

Introduction to Computer Law


Author: David I. Bainbridge
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780582473652
Category: Computers
Page: 553
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A text on computer law for non-specialist students studying the subject as part of a business information technology, computing or engineering course.

Agile Prozesse: Von XP über Scrum bis MAP


Author: Eckhart Hanser
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783642123139
Category: Computers
Page: 147
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Das Buch beschäftigt sich mit aktuellen agilen Prozessmodellen der Software-Entwicklung. Der Autor stellt prominente Vertreter wie Extreme Programming, Crystal, Crystal Clear und Scrum vor. Dabei stehen Ablauf, Produktrollen und Artefakte im Vordergrund. Ausgehend von Erfahrungen mit agilen Techniken im studentischen Entwicklungslabor wird der Teamprozess beleuchtet, insbesondere die Bildung von Mini-Teams. Die für den Erfolg eines Projekts unerlässlichen Teamrollen werden identifiziert und eine Methode zur optimalen Teambildung vorgeschlagen.