News - Alert) spelled the doom of the online gambling industry in America in 2011 as that forced iGaming operators to wind up operations in the United States. Today, there are only four states which have legalized online gambling and they are Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania. While online gambling is banned in most of the other states, offshore gaming operators have targeted US players by offering them a variety of online casino games such as poker, blackjack, baccarat, slots and jackpots. There are quite a number of offshore online casino operators who are licensed in different countries yet offers services in the U.S.A. even though they don't have a license to operate in America. Some of the top iGaming sites in the world are licensed in places like Malta, Curacao and Antigua and offer reputed online gambling services to US players. The reason they offer online casino services is because there is a great demand in the US for such games. Where US Players Can Find … [Read more...] about How and Why Offshore Online Casinos Continue to Operate in the USA
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NEC Australia has made its 2018 financial results available to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), reporting AU$1.4 million in operating profit, up from a loss of AU$19.3 million the year prior. After suffering the multimillion-dollar loss, NEC restructured into a "functional-based organisation" which included the review and closure of two business units -- including further voluntary redundancies -- and the implementation of an offshoring project that saw back office roles sent overseas. NEC also said it introduced more "comprehensive" project governance and controls as a result of the loss, and placed further emphasis on the management of sales and administrative expenses. Yearly revenue for the 12 months to March 31, 2018 totalled AU$431 million, comprised of AU$145 million from the sale of goods and just shy of AU$287 million from the rendering of services. The company claimed a AU$68 million impairment on its balance sheet related to the 2012 … [Read more...] about Sending back office offshore helped NEC Australia with FY18 profit
Forget the technical skills for a moment. Does that developer know how to communicate? Laura Navarro Published 9:00 am, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Photo: Caiaimage | Agnieszka Olek | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Caiaimage | Agnieszka Olek | Getty Images Hiring the Modern Programmer: Does That Smart New Software Developer of Yours Also Have 'Soft' Skills? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery With our ever-increasing technological dependence, modern society has placed a major premium on STEM careers and other technical backgrounds. This has been true especially in the context of the current talent shortage of programmers, data scientists and engineers. Related: The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires However, in focusing on software development and the technical skills it … [Read more...] about Hiring the Modern Programmer: Does That Smart New Software Developer of Yours Also Have ‘Soft’ Skills?
Congratulations on finishing your four-year computer science degree in two years with no actual practical software development experience or attending your coding bootcamp!But there are a few more things you should know. And there are a few more things you should read. Code Complete: A Practical Handbook of Software Construction, Second Edition. You learned how to code and all, but did you learn when to code and what to code? Moreover, there are a number of things that you should probably know (like why Booleans may not make great status variables). While there is some dust even on the second edition, there is gold here. The Mythical Man-Month. Most problems that will happen on your first professional software project are explained in this book. Read it before your first job, but don’t quote it to people (enough people do that, and it just comes off as smug). I suppose you could also just read the complete works of Dilbert, but MMMis shorter. The Pragmatic Programmer: … [Read more...] about 7 books you must read to be a real software developer
Whenever launching a new software project, one of the first decisions every executive has to make is to choose the right software service provider and to define its integration strategy. This is always a difficult decision coupled with multiple challenges.For decades, I’ve been on the side of those who expect the client’s final decision. I’ve also been on the side of decision makers. I realize how much it takes to set all things right since to choose wisely, it is important to consider various criteria. In fact, there can be so many of them that eventually you may get snowed under the list of them. Trying to optimize this process within our company and help our clients we created a matrix of software service provider integration. Using it, top managers can precisely define the necessary set of functions for a provider. What is more important, it allows deciding how deep the provider integrates into the processes of the client company. Having tested it myself, I can … [Read more...] about A magic matrix of software service provider integration