R for Business Analytics now in Chinese

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Dear Dr. Ohri,

Springer SBM is pleased to inform you that we have concluded a contract for the Chinese translation of your book:
R for Business Analytics
Edition Number: 1 (2013)
Mr. A Ohri
978-1-4614-4342-1

We trust you are as enthusiastic about this opportunity to distribute your book as we are.

The publisher of the translation is: Xi’an Jiaotong University Press.

The financial conditions we agreed upon are:
A flat fee of EUR XXXX  for 3,000 copies, payable upon conclusion of the agreement but not later than 60 days thereafter. (Please note that this fee is subject to tax deductions of 15.77%, imposed by the licensee’s country.)

Upon receiving the payment, we will ask our accounts department to transfer your shares to you, according to your contract with Springer. The share will then be shown on the next royalty statement you’ll receive.

Upon publication you would receive 4 complimentary copies.

In case you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

With best wishes,

XXXXX

Springer
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For the book in English- see right margin!

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In a world of experts-some questions to ask about China’s foreign policy , trade and military convergence

1) How can an increasingly rich 1.2 billion people accept a restricted internet, one child policies, and severe political restrictions/

2) How long can the Chinese respect for elders and ancestors be translated to a respect for the communist government? How do you measure the level of satisfaction?

3) Can ambitious Chinese Mandarins be motivated by career motives to act tougher than the country’s national interest demands?

4) Rare earth demand and supply curves? Clean energy investments versus climate change commitments graph?

5)Military- Metrics like Chinese Air Force flying hours per pilot, or submarine activity per annum?

As the Chinese supposedly said- May you live in interesting times

Sugar CRM: Forrester Webinar

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Date and time:

Thursday, December 2, 2010 11:00 am 
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Duration: 1 hour
Description:
Every organization wants to improve the way they manage their customer relationships. But until recently, adding robust CRM tools to your organization was a time consuming and cost prohibitive endeavor for many resources-constrained organizations. Until Now. On December 2 join us to learn how new developments in technology like open source, cloud computing and web 2.0 – are making it easier than ever to add a top notch CRM system to your operations. 

 

This live webinar hosted by SugarCRM will feature Forrester Research, Inc. Vice President William Band, named one CRM Magazine’s 2007 Influential Leaders. Mr. Band will discuss the current state of the market, review the major trends affecting the CRM landscape, and discuss some criteria you can use to ensure your next CRM decision is the right one.

In addition, all attendees of the live webinar will receive a complimentary download a recent Forrester Wave™ Report! Register today!

Speakers:

William Band, Vice President, Forrester Research
Martin Schneider, Sr. Director Communications, SugarCRM

Who Should Attend:
VP Sales, VP Marketing, CIO’s, Head of Customer Support and other technical decision makers