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Lee H Thames Jr
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I have a Mathematics education and have been working in Business Analytics for over 15 years. I have experience in the Transportation and HR industries. I am currently working in the Medical/Healthcare industry.
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At 5:03am on October 7, 2011, Lee H Thames Jr said…

Deployed first SSAS cube to production on completed audits for the Retail Pharmacy program.

At 9:24am on April 27, 2011, Lee H Thames Jr said…
I will be taking SAS training May 16th through May 20th.
At 5:07am on April 5, 2011, Lee H Thames Jr said…
Completed SSIS Training at getWebEdge
At 6:58am on March 16, 2011, Lee H Thames Jr said…

I am very interested in the current disruption going on in the publishing industry due to the digitization of books (eBooks).


I bought my first eReader back in February 2010 and I'm currently on my second eReader (NOOKcolor).  What a fantastic way to read.  And all those .pdf's on web for continuing eduction?  They're on my NOOKcolor too.  'Lean Back' technology is a wonderful thing!


Recently, the publisher HarperCollins announced that their eBooks at public libraries would have a 26 checkout limit before the license expires.  I.e. Libraries will have to buy another license (copy) after a book is checked out 26 times.  HarperCollins' reasoning is that 'physical' books [also know as DTB's - Dead Tree Books] 'wear out' so therefore eBooks should 'wear out' too.


Personally, I think it is 'silly' to map business models from 'physical' objects to their 'digital' counterpart.  The digital 'world' should have its own set of business models/rules.


HarpeCollins' proposal is causing quite a stir with the Libraries.  Both Publishers and Libraries are trying to survive the disruption, but neither are going about it very well.


Here is a link to a nice analysis on the potential impact of HarperCollins 26-checkout-expiration' rule by Eric Hellman on TeleRead.

At 6:30am on March 16, 2011, Lee H Thames Jr said…
I will be taking SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) training on May 28th and 29th.

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