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Managing the IT Services Process (Computer Weekly Professional) I wrote this book because IT is changing. It is becoming more
service-oriented and talking with increasing sincerity in terms
of ‘customers’ of IT. Ten years ago that sort of thinking would
have been rare, but now it is commonplace.
It is safe to say that the vanguard of the new service ethos in IT
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- protection against overcurrent
- isolation and switching
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Communication, one of the most important functions of life, occurs at any spatial scale from the molecular one up to that of populations and ecosystems, and any time scale from that of fast chemical reactions up to that of geological ages. Information theory, a mathematical science of communication initiated by Shannon in 1948, has been very...