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Product innovation is endemic among consumer packaged goods firms, and is an integral component of their marketing strategy. As innovations impact markets, there is a pressing need to develop market response models that can adapt to such changes. Our model copes with the challenges dynamic environments entail: nonstationarity, changes in parameters over(More)
While configuration management systems are generally regarded as useful, their deployment process is not well understood or documented. In this paper, we present a case study in configuration management tool deployment. We describe the motivating factors and both the technical considerations and the social issues involved in this process. Our discussion(More)
23 women with lower abdominal pain and Chlamydia trachomatis in the cervix, urethra, or both sites were studied. Laparoscopy was done with sampling of the endometrium and fallopian tubes for detection of C trachomatis. 11 women had laparoscopic evidence of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID); C trachomatis was detected in the upper genital tract of 8, but not(More)
Our computing environment consists of hundreds of UNIX and NT-based computers. We have a coherent UNIX software installation model that scales comfortably to hundreds of machines. We have spent a great deal of time in the last year learning to understand the software installation and support mechanisms for a similarly large NT infrastructure. In this paper,(More)
Mail administrators will inevitably face a situation where they will need to migrate their users from one server to another, not infrequently migrating to a different service altogether. In 2008, two divisions of Argonne National Laboratory found themselves needing to migrate their users from disparate divisional mail servers to a central, institutional(More)
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