Marcia Gulesian

16 articles

Statistical and Financial Considerations in Website Optimization

Statistical and Financial Considerations in Website Optimization: Part 1 By Marcia Gulesian Most comapnies want to deploy Web pages that fulfill a business purpose. Their goal...

Using Neural Networks and OLAP Tools to Make Business Decisions

Neural networks (with and without external optimization) and online analytical processing (OLAP) are two mainstream tools for the efficient discovery of valuable non-obvious information...

Six Sigma, Monte Carlo Simulation, and Kaizen for Outsourcing

Figure 1: Monte Carlo simulation to analyze thousands of different possible outcomes Six Sigma refers to having six standard deviations between the average of the...

Capacity and Disaster Recovery Planning for an Internet Connection that Can Become Unsatisfactory

All too frequently, Web sites do not meet the expectations of those who want to use them. Sometimes, a site is completely unreachable. At...

Adobe’s Emerging Rich Media Ecosystem, Part 3: Marketing, Service Level Agreements, and Security

Figure 1: Edge/Origin architecture Edge/Origin server configurations improve performance by distributing the server load among many computers on a network. With an Edge/Origin deployment strategy,...

Adobe’s Emerging Rich Media Ecosystem, Part 2: Developing Live and Video on Demand Streaming Media Applications

There are two major methods of delivering streaming video and audio content over the Web. The first method uses a standard Web server to...

Adobe’s Emerging Rich Media Ecosystem, Part 1: Developing Social Media Applications

There are three editions of Flash Media Server 3: Flash Media Interactive Server: The full-featured edition of the server. Flash Media Development Server: A development...

Building Desktop Applications For The Web With Adobe Integrated Runtime

People are building desktop applications for the web that are unlike any web-based application anyone has ever seen before. Just about everyone with a web...

From Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 to Management 2.0

There is a new wave of communication tools, including blogs, wikis, and group messaging software (which, collectively, are called "Enterprise 2.0" within the enterprise...

Speech Authentication Strategies, Risk Mitigation, and Business Metrics

The telephone was invented more than 150 years ago, and continues to be a very important means for us to communicate with each other....

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