Thinking Skills are some of the most valuable skills you can learn today. The reason is simple. While in the past, people went to work for their manual skills, today they go to work for their mental skills. We live in an Information Age, no longer an Industrial Age. That’s why brain has replaced brawn, and strength in thinking has replaced strength in muscles. No matter what kind of business you work for, nor what kind of job you do, today you are expected to apply a range of thinking skills to the work you carry out. This includes using...
With every new release of Windows Server, I always see lists of “What’s New” and “What’s Hot,” yet what I’m
usually asked is, “Is it worth it?,” or “When should I upgrade?” Therefore, with each passing Beta and Release
Candidate toward the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) for Windows Server 2008 (formerly known as Windows
code name “Longhorn” Server), I’d like to present a different view of the road ahead for your Windows Server
deployments. It’s not focused on the next code name “Vienna,” but simply Windows Server 2008:What to
This paper is from the SANS Institute Reading Room site. Reposting is not permitted without express written permission.
Information Security Policy - A Development Guide for Large and Small Companies
A security policy should fulfill many purposes.
This paper presents the results of a series of experiments which examine the impact of two information status categories (given and new) and frequency of occurrence on pitch accent realisations. More speciﬁcally the experiments explore within-type similarity of pitch accent productions and the effect information status and frequency of occurrence have on these productions. The results indicate a signiﬁcant inﬂuence of both pitch accent type and information status category on the degree of withintype variability, in line with exemplartheoretic expectations. ...
Statistical language modeling (SLM) has been used in many different domains for decades and has also been applied to information retrieval (IR) recently. Documents retrieved using this approach are ranked according their probability of generating the given query. In this paper, we present a novel approach that employs the generalized Expectation Maximization (EM) algorithm to improve language models by representing their parameters as observation probabilities of Hidden Markov Models (HMM).
Chapter 4: Project scope management. After reading this chapter, you will be able to: Understand the importance of good project scope management, describe the process of planning scope management, discuss methods for collecting and documenting requirements to meet stakeholder needs and expectations,...
If you are one of the millions of people worldwide who rely on Microsoft® Word to create documents for business, school, or personal projects, you might have some expectations for what you’ll find in this new version. Whether you want faster, more convenient ways to accomplish everyday tasks or new technologies that help take your results to a new level, Microsoft Word 2010 has the tools you need.
To get the most out of this book, please take the time to read these next few pages. I'll discuss how the
book came into being, who the intended audience is, and what you can expect to learn. By reviewing
these items, you'll know quickly when your expectations will be met and which portions of the book may
be useful as a quick reference if you need to dive into a specific segment first before starting with
Chapter 1. This book was born out of the frustration of reading other texts on HTML and Web design and being told
repeatedly that one had to perform...
In the spring of 2006, I had the privilege of taking a very early look at what would eventually
become ASP.NET MVC. Scott Guthrie of Microsoft arranged a personal demo just for me backstage at the DevConnections conference in balmy Nice, France. At the time, I had just started playing with ASP.NET Web Forms and the Model-View-Presenter (MVP) pattern.
to see the usual great set of designers to automatically define models, controllers,
and views. Instead, I was surprised to see a brand-new application model being
worked out on top of the same ASP.NET runtime.
Welcome to the February 2004 issue of
php|architect. As I write this, I'm sitting in my
office—about forty degrees Celsius warmer
than outside and, therefore, a much better place to
work in that that the local park—suffering from an
awful cold and sitting by a collection of (clean) tissues
discreetly stashed on my desk, ready for use.
Before we dig into the details of Visual Basic .NET, let’s take a look at an
overview of all the changes and new features.This new release is a significant
change from the previous version. It will take some effort to get used to, but I am
sure you will feel that the new features will make it worthwhile.Visual Basic
.NET is more than just an upgrade from Visual Basic 6.0. As you would expect,
the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) has been enhanced with some
new features. All of the Visual Studio development tools will now share the same
Oracle Database Application Developer’s Guide - Expression Filter provides usage and
reference information about Expression Filter, a feature of Oracle Database that
stores, indexes, and evaluates conditional expressions in relational tables.
Application developers and DBAs can save time and labor by using Oracle
Expression Filter to store and evaluate large sets of conditional expressions in the
Linear media describes media with a defined beginning and a linear
progression to the end. Forms of linear media such as film, audio and
videotape, as well as most books are organized with this expectation. The
World Wide Web, however, is organized differently.
Hypermedia is about choice. Users simply select what interests them. A
good example is an audio CD where you can choose song 5 and listen to
it almost immediately. Contrast this with an audiotape where you would
have to scan through from your current location on the tape to the
beginning of the song....
The job description is to the job what the foundation is to
Every structure begins at the bottom with a strong foundation
on which to build. Like a structure’s foundation, a wellwritten
job description can be used as the basis to establish
and build the expectations of the job.
When writing a job description you lay the groundwork for
a particular job and for your relationship with the person you
hire to do the work.
We also explore the frameworks of the university and discussed a case study about the different ways of providing better support for information management resulting in delivery of best students driven services and unique facilities. We would be looking at the different aspects of the university work flows and procedures and gain an insight on the student’s expectation from the organization.
Helps students prepare for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) exam, one of the most popular entry-level certifications for networking professionals and one that often translates into a salary increase
* According to the U.S.
Fisher and Mahalanobis described Statistics as the key technology of the twentieth century. Since then Statistics has evolved into a ﬁeld that has many applications in all sciences and areas of technology, as well as in most areas of decision making such as in health care, business, federal statistics and legal proceedings. Applications in statistics such as inference for Causal effects, inferences about the spatio- temporal processes, analysis of categorical and survival data sets and countless other functions play an essential role in the present day world.
Multicast is UDP Based!!!
Best Effort Delivery: Drops are to be expected. Multicast applications should not expect reliable delivery of data and should be designed accordingly. Reliable Multicast is still an area for much research. Expect to see more developments in this area.
No Congestion Avoidance: Lack of TCP windowing and “flow-control” mechanisms can result in network congestion. If possible, Multicast applications should attempt to detect and avoid congestion conditions.
Duplicates: Some multicast protocol mechanisms (e.g.
Impact assessment is increasingly becoming – mostly by statutory obligation
but also for reasons of good practice – part and parcel of more and more
development proposals in the United Kingdom and in Europe. For instance,
while the Department of the Environment (DoE) in Britain was expecting
about 50 Environmental Statements each year when this new practice was
introduced in 1988, the annual number soon exceeded 300.
Both small and large enterprise campuses require a highly available and secure, intelligent network
infrastructure to support business solutions such as voice, video, wireless, and mission-critical data
applications. To provide such a reliable network infrastructure, the overall system of components that
make up the campus must minimize disruptions caused by component failures.