In the coming decade, billions of simple devices must be connected to the emerging Internet of Things. Todays networking protocols are too expensive and inefficient for this task. This book describes a simpler and scalable architecture that will be used to create big data from billions of small data points in the Internet of Things.
Combining Avinash Persaud's deep expertise in the academic, private sector, and public policy realms, Reinventing Financial Regulation is more than just an urgent call to fix our profoundly troubled and damaged financial markets; it is a blueprint for an ultimately effective financial regulation system that could very well save the future of finance.
Protect Your Wealth from the Ravages of Inflation is for people who have financial assets to protect in an unpredictable, inflationary environment. It is a no-nonsense, straightforward guide that will help readers protect their wealth and give it a better chance to grow in real, inflation-adjusted terms.
In Plan Your Financial Future, financial planner and educator Keith Fevurly describes a novel way of analyzing and putting into place the personal financial planning process by teaching readers how to protect themselves, their family and their property; accumulate wealth; defend their accumulated wealth; and distribute their accumulated wealth.
No-Drama Project Management: Avoiding Predictable Problems for Project Success teaches project managers how to avoid the predictable mistakes that cause projects to fail, so that they can focus on the unpredictable challenges that should demand most of their attention.
Makers at Work profiles 21 of the most creative, inquisitive, and influential "makers"--people creating new products, art, and methods using computer controls, recycled items, open-source code and plans, 3D printers, and anything else that can help them turn both whacky and incredibly insightful ideas into reality. Foreword by Brad Feld
Praised for their entertaining and informative style, Thomas and Jeff Mochal have revised this highly-regarded case study approach to project management in Lessons in Project Management, Second Edition.
It's Splitsville: Surviving Your Divorce is for people who are thinking about getting divorced, or already in the process of separation and divorce. It contains all the information you need to survive your divorce emotionally, financially, and legally, and to come out the other side with your skin and dignity intact.
In Invest Like an Institution, Michael C. Schlachter reveals that investors looking to boost the returns on their retirement funds without taking on added portfolio risk can do so if they adapt the strategies of one of the few categories of players in the investment arena that consistently outperforms the market: large institutional investors.