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  Military strategy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the environment of the grand strategy, the military component is largely reduced to operational strategy -- the planning and control of large military units such as corps and divisions.
The practice of strategy was advanced by generals such as Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman, all of whom had been influenced by the feats of Napoleon (Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was said to have carried a book of Napoleon's maxims with him).
The strategy he formulated was the Schlieffen Plan, defending in the east while concentrating for a decisive victory in the west, after which the Germans would go on to the offensive in the east.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_strategy   (4056 words)

  
 Strategy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A strategy is a long term plan of action designed to achieve a particular goal, as differentiated from tactics or immediate actions with resources at hand.
A strategy is typically an idea that distinguishes a course of action by its hypothesis that a certain future position offers an advantage for acquiring some designated gain.
The nature of historic texts differs greatly from area to area, and, while there are some potential parallels between various forms of strategy (noting, for example, the popularity of the Art of War as a business book), each domain generally has its own foundational texts, a brief mention of some of these follows:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Strategy   (277 words)

  
 Strategy
Configure the original application with an instance of the Strategy hierarchy, and delegate to that "contained" object whenever the "algorithm" is required.
The distinction is in intent: Strategy is a "behavioral" pattern (the focus is on delegating responsibilities), Bridge is a "structural" pattern (the focus is on establishing relationships).
Strategy has 2 different implementations, the first is similar to State.
home.earthlink.net /~huston2/dp/strategy.html   (470 words)

  
 Strategy Is...A Lot of Things
As ploy, strategy is a ruse, it relies on secrecy and deception: "Let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth." As perspective, strategy is part vantage point and part the view from that vantage point, particularly the way this view shapes and guides decisions and actions.
Strategy is a general plan of attack, an approach to a problem, the first step in linking the means or resources at our disposal with the ends or results we hold in view.
A series of events in which an otherwise sound strategy is botched during execution can result in a series of shifts to increasingly inadequate strategies, leading to a downward spiral in the level of the organization’s performance.
home.att.net /~nickols/strategy_is.htm   (1091 words)

  
 MASTERING YOUR ENTERPRISE STRATEGY (free Business e-Coach)
Strategy is the way in which a company orients itself towards the market in which it operates and towards the other companies in the marketplace against which it competes.
Strategy is an agreed-on guide to action that should lead business to success in the marketplace by satisfying customer needs better than the competition does.
Strategy formulation is the major task for the company entrepreneur and CEO, but it is the task of middle managers and project managers to carry this strategy out and turn it into results.
www.1000ventures.com /business_guide/mgmt_inex_stategy.html   (991 words)

  
 Blackjack Strategy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Intermediate strategies instruct a player how to wager in a manner that will increase his winnings over the course of many hands, regardless of how each individual hand happens to come out.
Advanced strategies enable a player take advantage of profitable situations by placing large wagers on hands he is likely to win.
These strategies are so effective that casinos have altered their practices in an attempt to defeat them.
www.ace-ten.com /strategy   (181 words)

  
 1998 National Nutrient Criteria Strategy - U.S. EPA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The national nutrient strategy describes the approach we will follow in developing nutrient information and working with states and tribes to adopt nutrient criteria as part of their water quality standards.
The strategy presents overenrichment assessment tools and recognizes current capabilities for conducting these assessments at the regional watershed and waterbody levels.
The major focus of this strategy is the development of waterbody-type technical guidance and region-specific nutrient criteria by the year 2000.
www.epa.gov /waterscience/criteria/nutrient/strategy.html   (144 words)

  
 E-government Strategy - New Zealand E-government Programme
The E-government Strategy is regularly reviewed and updated to reflect the progress made by both agencies and the State Services Commission, and the need to learn continually about e-government and the opportunities it presents.
The Government's aim, under this strategy, is to create a public sector that is structured, resourced and managed to perform in a manner that meets the needs of New Zealanders in the information age and which increasingly delivers information and services using online capabilities.
This version of the strategy also describes the core characteristics of e-government and some of the milestones towards delivering the Government's objectives.
www.e.govt.nz /about-egovt/strategy   (316 words)

  
 Strategy, LLC - Your strategic development partner for offshore software development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Strategy SupplyExpert e-Business platform is now available for rapid implementation.
A strong area of Strategy's specialty is the creation of complex distributed systems.
Strategy is a new breed of high-technology business that specializes in Internet-enabled programming solutions that bring customers, employees, suppliers, and partners closer together.
www.strategypartner.com   (345 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: strategy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Metalist: Notable Strategy Articles on the Geek I was going to metalist the BGG strategy articles I bookmarked for personal consumption, but decided...
Strategy guides for video games are not a huge niche in the computer books market, but they are a respectable one.
Strategy - Haines Centre International Haines Centre International is a global strategy, planning, leadership and change consulting, training, publishing, assessment and keynoting firm, all using strategic and systems thinking.
www.technorati.com /tag/strategy   (519 words)

  
 Blackjack Strategy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The basic strategy is based on this statistical analysis and the fact that the player may choose to double down or split when favourable and gets paid 3:2 for fljack.
However if the dealer has a 7, 8, 9, 10 or Ace, you should take another card as there is a high probability that the dealer's face down card is a 10, and their hand will beat you.
The card counter will still stick to the basic strategy but will raise and lower their stakes depending on wether the remaining cards in the shoe are favouring them or not.
www.ibetnews.com /blackjack_strategy   (843 words)

  
 The Digital Strategy: Digital Strategy Home
The Digital Strategy is about creating a digital future for all New Zealanders, using the power of information and communications technology (ICT) to enhance all aspects of our lives.
It is a strategy for ensuring New Zealand is a world leader in using information and technology to realise our economic, environmental, social and cultural goals.
A copy of the Digital Strategy can be found on this website in the Publications section.
www.digitalstrategy.govt.nz   (232 words)

  
 The Strategy Design Pattern
The Strategy Design Pattern basically consists of decoupling an algorithm from its host, and encapsulating the algorithm into a separate class.
With Strategies, however, all you need to do is switch the object's strategy, and it will immediately change how it behaves.
If you use Strategies you won't need to check for anything, since whatever the current strategy is just executes without asking questions.
exciton.cs.rice.edu /JavaResources/DesignPatterns/StrategyPattern.htm   (305 words)

  
 DfES e-Strategy - 'Harnessing Technology: Transforming learning and children's services'
This strategy describes the use of digital and interactive technologies to achieve a more personalised approach within all areas of education and children's services.
It is an ambitious strategy covering all sectors for the next five years and beyond.
The aim in five years time, by using a more strategic approach,  is to build the common ground that brings all our education and children's services to the critical baseline of being able to use the technology effectively.
www.dfes.gov.uk /publications/e-strategy   (360 words)

  
 StrategyPlanet - News, Screenshots, Previews, Reviews, Guides
GameSpy has weighed in with their review of Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords, and it comes away with a glowing score for its deep strategy, strong AI, and its ship construction, among other things.
Strategy fans should be sure to read this one.
Planet Age of Empires has updated with news that the 1.05 patch can now be downloaded in stand-alone form, and they've got the strategy from the Fast Industrial winner too.
www.strategyplanet.com   (559 words)

  
 7 Card Stud Poker Strategy at StudStrategy.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Many serious stud poker players develop their strategies through experience at live tables which can be costly and even frustrating.
Specifically, these diagrams will improve your ability to count cards, outs, and determine playable hands when closely observing all of the card ranks and suits that are used in each example.
While much of the strategy may apply to variations of home games, the information provided here is guided by the official rules, regulations, and standards of play used in most casino entertainment venues.
www.studstrategy.com   (403 words)

  
 Strategy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There are a variety of different strategies for playing this game, although most people are either unable to find a winning strategy, or, having decided on a strategy, do not stick to it.
Thus it is fairer to attempt to evaluate these strategies by simulation on a computer.
An automaton is characterised by a program incorporating the strategy, a memory for previous encounters and a count reflecting the score of that automaton.
acm.uva.es /p/v1/174.html   (365 words)

  
 2005 Fantasy Baseball Strategy
You must have a clear strategy to guide your every move throughout the season, allowing you to create advantages over your competition at each step of the way.
After mainly floundering in our 12-team league for 12 years, I followed Henry's strategies for our draft and was in the top three all year, only to drop to fourth on the last day of the season.
The book details not only fantasy baseball strategy but it also offers a system in which a player can use in creating a draft plan AND a regular season strategy of their own.
www.fantasybaseballstrategy.com   (2110 words)

  
 Blackjack Startegy - Play Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Blackjack Strategy is the basic strategy, that could be good for you to use it while playing the game online or offline.
The Blackjack Strategy is one of the most important thing that you have to have in mind, in order to have better odds for winning the game.
Here can be seen that the dealer has a better chance of busting when his face-up card is a six or smaller value card, and less if the face-up card has a value of seven or more.
www.theaddedtouch.net /blackjack-strategy.html   (416 words)

  
 BACKGAMMON STRATEGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Whenever you backgammon strategy, be tired, drink up, and flirt like crazy.
Or if you get a hunch that a particular free backgammon is ready to pay out, load up with coins and dont let anyone stop you from playing until that sucker hits.
The playing table is about the size of a backgammon strategy with three casino dealers and up to 12 or 14 players.
backgammon-rule.bkg8.com /backgammon-strategy.html   (146 words)

  
 Strategy
Mail-Room Madness is a freeware game of logic and strategy in which a disgruntled employee has scattered the mail all around the postal building and your job is to gather all the letters again.
Winning strategies include analyzing the layout of game maps, the flow of game, waiting for the right time to attack, and withstanding reprisals...
The game is only a year and a half old; however it has already gained significant popularity among the fans of turn-based strategy games.
www.mnsi.net /~jhlavac/games/strategy.htm   (1430 words)

  
 BACKGAMMON STRATEGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
While there are differences in backgammon software a real game of Craps at a real Casino and playing this Java applet version of the game, the concepts remain the same.
Be sure to know the backgammon strategy of your casino before starting to play.
Once youre at the table youll need chips to backgammon with and you get them by giving your cash to the dealer who will exchange it for an equal amount of chips.
backgammon-online.bkg8.com /backgammon-strategy.html   (206 words)

  
 CRAPS STRATEGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Craps Strategy of your chosen games, is the first step to trying to beat the casinos on their own turf.
To be precise, there are marginally different basic Craps Strategy for different number of decks and for different sets of rules.
Craps Strategy in a single deck game only is to raise the bet when the first round showed a high proportion of small cards dealt out, and to lower the bet when this round showed a higher proportion of tens and aces.
www.craps-strategy.ws   (418 words)

  
 Advanced RPS
Critics of this strategy insist that there is no such thing as a random throw.
A few players have experimented with “Double-Exclusive Strategies,” using only one throw for a whole game, but the statistics gathered so far do not indicate this is as effective as Single-Exclusion.
Like “Old Hat,” this is a simple and time-tested strategy that is more effective as a foundation on which to build than used in its virgin form.
www.worldrps.com /advanced.html   (2728 words)

  
 Salesnet | A Winning Strategy for Sales Success   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Salesnet's Guided Performance Selling strategy, or GPS for Sales, helps companies turn the art of selling into science, and fast: The strategy is geared to drive the fastest ROI for companies looking to multiply their sales performance.
And because they need to rely on it all the time, the system is highly available online, offline, wireless, via instant messaging and from their favorite email clients.
A unique strategy designed to drive the fastest return-on-investment for companies seeking to significantly increase their sales performance.
web.salesnet.com /main.asp?urh=strategy_gps   (506 words)

  
 Strategy
These articles will help you define your strategy quickly and teach you how to put that plan to work, fast.
A roundtable of seasoned business leaders assembled in Dallas to come up with short-term tactics for surviving the downturn and long-term strategies for winning in the future.
Two veteran negotiators share their strategies for forging and maintaining successful long-term relationships.
www.fastcompany.com /guides/strategy.html   (370 words)

  
 Texas Holdem Strategy
To become winning poker player you have to make good strategy, which you have to follow while you are playing poker.
The Texas Holdem Strategy bluffing is the acts that you take deceiving the other players by making them think that you have a better poker hand, when your real hand is not that good.
Also there are several strategies for poker players of all skill levels.
www.babybearshouse.com /texas-holdem-strategy.html   (319 words)

  
 BACKGAMMON STRATEGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If youre in a single gammon, the dealer will shuffle and then offer one of the players a colored plastic card to cut the deck with.
backgammon strategy was the first gambling industry to be reborn.
If youre familiar with the exciting world of backgammon strategy, and youre familiar with the possibilities of the World Wide Web, then the marriage between the two may be obvious to you.
internet-backgammon.bkg8.com /backgammon-strategy.html   (177 words)

  
 Evanson Asset Management - Active and Passive Investment Strategy Comparison
Active managers try to pick attractive stocks, bonds, mutual funds, time when to move into or out of markets or market sectors, and place leveraged bets on the future direction of securities and markets with options, futures, and other derivatives.
The results from this research are very clear: Active investment management is an appealing mirage which substantially boosts costs and decreases returns compared to properly designed passive portfolios.
An estimated 40% to 50% of all institutional monies are in index or passive portfolios while only 3% to 4% of retail investors make use of passive strategies.
www.evansonasset.com /index.cfm/Page/2.htm   (1825 words)

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