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Overview of a Personal Area Network (PAN)

A personal area network (PAN) is a computer network organized around an individual for personal use only. They typically involve a computer, phone, printer, tablet, or some other device like a PDA.

You can use these networks to transfer files, including email, calendar appointments, photos, and music. If you do the transfers wirelessly — for example, using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth — it’s technically called a WPAN, which is a wireless personal area network.

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Technologies Used to Build a PAN

Personal area networks can be wireless or constructed with cables. USB and FireWire often link together a wired PAN, while WPANs typically use Bluetooth (and are called piconets) or sometimes infrared connections.

An example of a WPAN is using a Bluetooth keyboard you’ve connected to a tablet to control the interface for a nearby smart light bulb.

A printer in a small office or home that

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Climate Finance Overview

The World Bank Group (WBG) is working on innovative solutions to help countries meet their climate commitments.

  • The World Bank Group’s Climate Change Action Plan (2016-2020) lays out ambitious targets to be met by 2020, including helping client countries add 30 gigawatts of renewable energy, put in place early warning systems for 100 million people, and develop climate-smart agriculture investment plans for at least 40 countries.
  • In December 2018, the World Bank Group announced a new set of climate targets for 2021-2025, doubling its current 5-year investments to around $200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate action. The new targets build on the World Bank Group’s 2016 Climate Change Action Plan.
  • The World Bank recently launched a new Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Under this dedicated plan – the first of its kind – the World Bank Group will ramp up direct adaptation
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Business Analytics – Overview | Oracle

Augmented Analytics and Business Intelligence for All

Great analytics helps you uncover solutions to your business challenges. When analytics is incorporated as a fundamental component of your ongoing business strategy, everyone in your organization is empowered to understand what happened and why it happened, and leverage that data to predict what will happen next.

Analytics initiatives conform to whatever business you are in and adjust to diverse user needs. For example, marketing pros use analytics and business intelligence to measure campaign results and ROI, harnessing that data to ensure that the right offers are delivered to customers at the right time. And they can predict what buyers will respond to next. HR captures insights about employees and potential talent, using that data to optimize recruitment, retain top performers, and even predict turnover talent across the enterprise. IT staff has different priorities, providing the reports and dashboards that enable users to

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