"Free" tablets for prisoners - not at all free of charge

"Free" tablets for prisoners - not at all free of charge  
Tablet JPay. Source of the image: JPay
 
 
Download music album - $ 46. Send an email to 47c. Videochat with his wife - $ 18 /hour.
 
 
The ugly scandal unfolded around the "free" tablets for the deprived of freedom: they were not only an excessively expensive paid system "for learning and communication," but also something else.
 
unfolded its extremely raspiarennuyu program, in which each prisoner was "gifted" iPad-like device, the initiative sharply and unexpectedly turned; all seized about 1?000 copies, previously distributed between prisoners in prisons throughout the state. An unnamed ...
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Research of IT-sales process

We have been selling consulting and automation for quite some time now. And in recent years, associated with the sale of SAAS.
 
 
We communicate with different companies and compare how the sales process is organized in the food and service companies. We often get into arguments about the motivation of sellers, their workload, the necessary experience and education, the channels of lodogeneration, regulations and sales processes.
 
 
After several such disputes at the conferences, we decided to initiate a study of the IT sales process to do some sort of a cut with the ability to compare how IT ...
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Check-sheet of IT-outsourcing: we work without risks

Check-sheet of IT-outsourcing: we work without risks
 
 
From the translator: original of the article written by Alexander Shaporod for the blog of his company Django Stars. They develop mobile applications, and share their experience with readers.
 
 
Outsourcing in IT has a number of advantages: for example, it allows you to save money and, if necessary, get expert help in certain areas. Nevertheless, there are problems, risks that can be avoided very difficult, if at all possible. But if you know about them, you can significantly reduce their impact. How? About this and talk.
 
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MPRU, revenue and how this is related to the revenue and dynamics of the customer base

In this article, let's look at the MRPU, see what the specifics of its calculation are and what it can give us.
 
MRPU - monthly revenue per unit, monthly revenue per unit. This is a broad concept that includes both the average check and the average revenue per user /customer /sale. The flexibility of the word unit allows you to give the definition you need.
 
Why do we need this? The whole purpose of product analysis is to isolate causes and identify factors that affect financial performance. The dynamics of the client base ( ? see the article here
) Are determined mainly by factors related to ...
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How we implemented the DLP-system in one international oil and gas holding company

At the dawn of my work in the field of information security, I happened to be able to participate in one very interesting project. It began with the fact that the security service of one of the largest private producers and suppliers of natural gas and oil in the CIS within the framework of an integrated approach to information security, it was decided to implement the DLP-system. Now this holding subordinates to the general tendencies of the Russian market has dissolved in the bowels of several state corporations, and I can tell you this story.
 
 
[h2] The purpose and objectives of the project ...[/h]
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Seven problems of implementing Scrum, about which we did not know

Hello, Habr! My name is Maxim Lyuttsau, in Promsvyazbank I work as a product owner. Almost a year the development of a new Internet bank "My Business" we are using the methodology of Scrum, and in this connection I have already managed to fill cones. In this post I would like to tell you about the most painful of them, as well as about what means to us eventually helped. That you could avoid such troubles.
 
 
Seven problems of implementing Scrum, about which we did not know  
 

Some employees are fundamentally against the changes


 
The Scrum methodology was adopted in our bank to accelerate development and reduce TTM. When the introduction began, it turned out that ...[/h]
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Can children in the villages become programmers if a number is only taught to railway workers. The conversation with the "Circle"

Can children in the villages become programmers if a number is only taught to railway workers. The conversation with the "Circle"  
 
I did not think that in modern times there will be a place for stories, when a person takes his knowledge, ideas about the world, and carries them literally on his own to far away distances. But it was always interesting what kind of people are driving. Calculation, faith in your own rightness, enthusiasm?
 
 
It turned out that such stories still happen. In 201? several young programming teachers from the Moscow schools gathered in the team, called it the "Circle" and went to the cities of Russia to tell children about the technologies. They visited Votkinsk, Kaluga, and Vyazma. Then in the village ...
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The Art of Governance: a review of the best reports from Teamlead Conf 2018. Part 2

How to raise an employee from scratch, how to motivate, how to find a team, how to build a dialogue, how to prevent the departure of the whole team? Answers - in the next selection of the best reports from our TeamLead Conf 2018 , access to a complete set of video recordings with which we are
just opened the
on our YouTube channel .
 
 
The Art of Governance: a review of the best reports from Teamlead Conf 2018. Part 2  
 
By the way, the conference turned out to be really juicy, and in the air there was a tangle of knowledge and ideas that the speakers brought with them to convey to all listeners.
 
 
Below is a brief overview of the six best reports, and by this link ...
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From Germany with love: the pioneer of IP-telephony comes to Russia

From Germany with love: the pioneer of IP-telephony comes to Russia

 
Interesting news: the company Snom Technologies GmbH, which in 2001 released the very first IP-phone in the world, intends to seriously settle in the Russian market. So it turned out that despite the fact that Snom is very widely represented in Europe, the US and the Middle East, we know little about the products of this company. So to speak, neither Snom nor spirit.
 
numerous awards and regalia . The company's successes are regularly celebrated by industry experts. In 2000 CeBIT Snom won the "Best of Show" prize, and since 2003 the company's products are stably present in the TOP-100 ...
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How to correctly measure the speed of an Internet channel and stop looking like a fool in the eyes of your ISP

How to correctly measure the speed of an Internet channel and stop looking like a fool in the eyes of your ISP
 
 
Forgive me for forgiveness, boiling. We are the Sochi provider "Business Communication" , since 2002 we have been providing customers with access to the wonderful world of the Internet. Our unofficial type of slogan is "Normal communication operator". And we are responsible for our words - the quality of the Internet is above the average for the market, we do our work well, competently and honestly, no one is on this site. For example, we have internet rates of 200 and 300 megabits per second. We monitor parameters throughout the network, which is designed and built with the need for constant monitoring ...
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