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[3 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 1,293 views]
Bringing QA Jobs Back to United States – How Urban Onshoring Works

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PBS’s SciTech Now series shed new light on a  IT phenomenon called “Urban Onshoring” movement and how Information Technology is changing to support the evolving Tech economy.
SciTech Now, the show is hosted by PBS’s Hari Srinivasian. It’s a show that focuses on science and technology trends and brings in guests that are subject matter experts in various areas. Episode 29 is of particular interest because it hits a nerve regarding why so many IT jobs were sent offshore over the past 20 years and how the trend may be shifting.
The term …

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[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 1,844 views]
The 2016 Daytona International Speedway Seating Updates

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The ambitious Daytona International Speedway Rising project is moving into a new era and there will be some exciting changes at DIS as they prepare for the 58th Daytona 500 on February 21, 2016. The Turn 1 seats have been installed – approximately 40,000 new seats were installed in the Turn 1 side of the frontstretch grandstands. The Turn 4 and frontstretch is well underway. What should visitors expect with the new Daytona International Speedway in 2016? We thought that nothing was changing with the Sprint Tower …

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[28 Feb 2015 | 2 Comments | 2,261 views]
NASCAR Frequency App for iPhone and Android Smartphones

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For probably about 5 years now, people have been wondering why no one is offering a NASCAR app that allows people to listen to their favorite drivers team directly from their phone.
There’s probably a number of reasons why – but as a NASCAR fan who’s invested over $500 in Bearcat Scanners and custom headphones, there’s no reason why technology shouldn’t be updated to allow scanner frequencies on smartphones. But it doesn’t come without challenges.
­Why a Scanner?
It’s a great track experience to eavesdrop in on all of the team …

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[10 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 7,049 views]
Musuems and Historic Sites Better Change or Face Closing Forever

Funny how things work. Museums and historic sites are created to save historic works for the public to view and enjoy. But with declining government and corporate financial support, the burden on keeping museums open rely on those who run the museum and those ultimately decide to visit and support them. The alarm is going off – attendence is down, and the funding is drying up. Museums and historic sites are closing.
Take a look at New Jersey for example. In New Jersey, one site posted there are 24 public museums in the state (I …

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[6 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 7,882 views]
Selling Items Online – Creating an Online Storefront

Many people are looking for ways to make extra money. The internet is a great place to get started. If you have a product, the next place to look to is who has a ready made solution for you to get up and running quickly. The common term for this practice is called eCommerce.
Basically, this piece is about creating an online marketing capability AND the back office that can process the order, send you the name and address, and accept credit cards for you. They just deposit the money into …

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[30 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 22,052 views]
Michael Lewis – Characters of The Big Short

The current number one non-fiction best seller, Michael Lewis’ The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

One of the most compelling reads inside the mortgage meltdown where Michael Lewis dives inside the stories of a varied characters who torn made strategic bets based on a perfect storm of greed.
If you’re in the financial industry, you’ll have an easy time recognizing all the facets that the story covers. The book reads like a novel, and tells the stories of a cast of characters involved in capitalism at the tipping point, and how …

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[28 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 3,818 views]
5 Tips for Better Communication

Sorry you only get 5 this time…..but this is quality….not quantity.
Remember these tips to help you improve your communication skills immediately:
1. Learn to listen.
Listening skills are critical. Be sure to pay attention when you are receiving information about a potential job. Give your full attention to the person who is speaking. You may need to recall the information a few minutes later in order to ask intelligent questions based on what was said. Be sure not to let your mind wander. You cannot listen well if you are thinking …

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[6 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 10,907 views]
Top Idea Exchange Software – Sharing Customer Ideas

Do you really want to know what your customers think? Do you want to know what they like, dislike, want, need? You better.
Idea exchanges, sometimes referred to as idea banks have been around for a while now, but they’re morphing and becoming more useful and more powerful now that tools like Facebook have become widely accepted. Companies have taken notice of software solutions that listen to the consumer conversation. Corporate idea sites like Dell’s Ideastorm, Starbucks my Idea Exchange, and the Pepsi Refresh Project are leading the way with web based interactive capabilities …

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[22 Mar 2010 | One Comment | 9,531 views]
Supporting a Career Transition in the Somerset Hills

Career Coaching and Energizing Your Job Search –
Basking Ridge, New Jersey –
It’s natural to fear a layoff. It’s even worse to go through one. Recession or not, the subconscious will take a hit and you’re going to feel all kinds of emotions as you come to grip with any job related transition. While many lay blame on a multitude of factors for not getting rehired, the perception of being a victim will never get you to your next opportunity. A group called the Career Forum in Basking Ridge, and a …

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[3 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 4,751 views]
Software Testing and Social Media

Software testers unite. You’re not alone anymore.
Social QA – the framework for those too big to fail.
Social Quality Assurance
Here comes another paradigm shift. How do you get an IT group to think about the business of QA and sharing, without getting the APP/DVL community all worked up to the point where they want to develop their own wiki or social media layer instead of using something that’s already been designed, proven, and tested.
And how about their feelings? You don’t want tick off the developers either… cause you’re all in the …