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The Plan A2Z Software Promotional Video has been selected as one of the ten finalist by Citrix in the Citrix ready spotlight video contest.  

Everything that we produce we do through the integration of creativity and purpose.  Foremost we at CerCis believe that the tools that people use must exist to serve the people who are working with the tool.  There must be no awkward interface or second guessing by our clients; people don’t want to ponder over assembly instructions, wrestle over […]

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Why Comcast Might Get Into the Wireless Business

For the last 25 years or so, Comcast  has been expressing interest in the wireless space. Recently, the cable giant activated its mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) agreement with Verizon and announced that it would participate in the Federal Communications Commission’s upcoming incentive spectrum auction. The prospects for Comcast entering the wireless market have never been better. But it’s important […]

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Predictive Analytics to Enhance your Company’s Efficiency

Plan A2Z Software now offers integrated Analytics, and what does this mean for you?  For years, businesses have evangelized the importance of data. While collecting data is crucial, we see challenges in aggregating the right data and then using it in a timely manner to gain insights that can be used to enhance customer experiences, […]

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The Secret Behind Norway’s Electric Car Revolution

Norway is speeding past other countries in the electric car race. The trick, it seems, is setting high vehicle taxes and offering generous exemptions. By stripping electric cars of a 25 percent sales tax and a registration tax that averages more than $12,000 depending on  a vehicle’s weight and polluting fossil fuel emissions, the Nordic country […]

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Orange in Deal That Lets It Part With Israeli Provider

JERUSALEM — The French telecommunications company Orange has reached a deal allowing for a parting of ways with an Israeli mobile service provider, weeks after a squabble over a possible withdrawal of the brand from Israel’s cellular market caused a diplomatic storm.Under a previous agreement, the Israeli provider, Partner Communications, was licensed to use the […]

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UK Joining China-Backed Asian Development Bank

LONDON — Britain said it will seek to become a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a new regional body backed by China that has raised concerns in the United States about governance standards. The AIIB was launched in Beijing last year to spur transportation, energy, telecommunication and other investment. Analysts have […]

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2nd Law of Thermal Dynamics and Business

A basic and I mean very basic understanding of Physics is the  2nd Law of Thermal Dynamics; which basically states that everything decays, falls apart and goes away. Another way to look at this, is that anything and everything in the Universe moves from order to chaos, and in business this can happen very quickly; […]

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Cell-Phone Data Might Help Predict Ebola’s Spread

A West African mobile carrier has given researchers access to data gleaned from cell phones in Senegal, providing a window into regional population movements that could help predict the spread of Ebola. The current outbreak is so far known to have killed at least 1,350 people, mainly in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. The model […]

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High-Tech Infrastructure Big Telecom Refuses to Use

One of the arguments Internet service providers like Verizon, Time Warner Cable and Comcast make against net neutrality is that building up broadband infrastructure is too costly to keep an open web. But guess what: Your city may already be wired for high-speed fiber — you’re just not allowed to use it. Hundreds of cities across the U.S. […]

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Thousands of Intricate Undersea Cables Connecting Us to the Internet

Growing up in the digital age has allowed us to think about the Internet as a kind of natural resource – something we have because of course we do. But it’s easy to forget that a technology so ubiquitous and central to our daily lives requires solid materials to function. Enter the maps below: The […]

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