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Writing Tech Books? Stock up on Ramen.

Back in the mid 1990s, when I began writing books, you could write a book on Windows or Microsoft Word or HTML and be able to command an advance upwards of $18,000 to $20,000, and 18% royalties on gross and sell potentially tens of thousands of books. Many prominent names in the tech industry got their start financially this way. By the early 2000s, there was a big pressure to produce books by getting five or six authors together to write books; one defunct publisher in particular was known for the Brady Bunch style of headshots that would touch on the latest semi-hot topic of the day.

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How to Successfully Manage an Offshore Team

Over years I have seen a lot of companies struggle to have a cultural fit with a remote team. The remote team could be an offshore or nearshore team in a vendor place or in its own subsidiary. I thought of writing this article to share some of the experiences, it is not a comprehensive list as I could write a book on it and still be left out with some of my thoughts.

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Japan’s Toxic Overtime Culture Shows Why Technology Can’t Fix Us

We were told that technology would fix it. In 1930 John Maynard Keynes predicted that the work week would need to be reduced to 15 hours in response to improved productivity from automation. It hasn’t worked out that way. Things certainly have gotten better. Economies have grown, standards of living have increased, workplaces have become safer, but we are working more than ever.

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How Traditional Banks Can Keep up with FinTechs

The digitization of financial services and the threatening emergence of fintechs is prompting chief information officers (CIOs) to find digital revenue opportunities for banks and other traditional financial institutions. 

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Simple Steps To Turn Your Data Into A Competitive Advantage

Data has become an important asset for a company and can no longer be ignored. It can turn out to be one of the biggest competitive advantages for any business. Today, for every business decision, every goal, or every strategy, a strong data support is a necessity that gives the real picture of the actual situation. Running on assumptions can bring you no success, it needs proof – and a strong data can provide the same.

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Machine Learning cares about your Customers

Most business owners care about their customers. They are genuinely concerned when it comes to replacing humans with machines. Machine learning (ML) aims to transform user experience by creating a strong bond between customers and technology.

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Exploring the Promising Combination of IoT and Blockchain in the Print Industry

The application of blockchain in the print industry in conjunction with the Internet of Things (IoT) is gradually gaining pace because of the need for added security and connectivity.

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