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Planning for Big Data

Planning for Big Data

A CIO's Handbook to the Changing Data Landscape

Raghuram's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Feb 12, 2014 Raghuram Bharathan wrote: Small steps to understand big data
Big data is a much hyped term that everyone talks about. But what is big data? What does it mean to us? Why do we need to know it? This and more are what the author aims to answer in his collection of essays (more than a book). Full Review >

Codermetrics

Codermetrics

Analytics for Improving Software Teams

Raghuram's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 3.0

On Apr 26, 2012 Raghuram Bharathan wrote: Metrics for software developers and teams
Software quality metrics are dime a dozen - static code analyzers, code coverage tools, and so on. But what about metrics for software developers? How do you compare developers or development teams? This is the subject matter of this book. Using American football as analogy, the author presents a series of metrics which can help compare developers and teams. Full Review >

Beyond Bullet Points

Beyond Bullet Points

Using Microsoft® PowerPoint® to Create Presentations that Inform, Motivate, and Inspire

Raghuram's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Sep 5, 2011 Raghuram Bharathan wrote: Become another Steve Jobs
We may not be Steve Jobs, but we can certainly learn how to make effective presentations thanks to this book. Using Microsoft Powerpoint as the tool, the author shows how a well-researched and planned presentation can be put into the tool and effective presented. Full Review >

Confessions of a Public Speaker

Confessions of a Public Speaker

Raghuram's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Jan 11, 2011 Raghuram Bharathan wrote: On Effective Public Speaking
It is one thing to be an expert on a subject and another thing to give an effective talk on the subject. This book is for those who want to improve their presentation skills. There are no short cuts, but there are lots of examples and experiences that one can benefit from. Full Review >

The Productive Programmer

The Productive Programmer

Raghuram's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Jan 5, 2011 Raghuram Bharathan wrote: On increasing programmer productivity
It is one thing to use program in java or C# using IDEs and another to be productive in what you do. This book is an eye-opener on where you stand and what you can do on productivity. Full Review >

Cooking with jQuery

Cooking with jQuery

Raghuram's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 4.0

On Dec 18, 2010 Raghuram Bharathan wrote: Masterchef jQuery
There are cookbooks and then there is the live cooking. The latter is more interesting and informative. When the cooks are experts in their field, then it is a treat for the viewers. Full Review >

The Myths of Innovation

The Myths of Innovation

Raghuram's rating: StarStarStarStarStar 5.0

On Dec 9, 2010 Raghuram Bharathan wrote: What Innovation is Not
There are several books on successful innovators. They are inspiring no doubt, but do not convey the harsh realities. Behind every successful innovation, there are countless failures, plenty of hardwork and effort, a combination of luck, circumstance and so on. It is in this respect that this book is different. Full Review >

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