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    The 90-9-1 Principle

    Here’s a surprising statistic:Wikipedia, that most well-known of wikis, contains more than 3 million English-language articles.

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    Wiki the Easy Way

    “Are you the type of person who dives right in when trying something new? Or are you someone who hangs back to see if a new idea floats before taking the plunge?

  • Honoring Innovation

    The April 15 issue of Business Week featured a list of the 50 most innovative companies as determined by an independent firm, Boston Consulting Group.

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    Arizona Rolls Out Rebates for Eco-Friendly Pumps

    A new program launched by Arizona Public Service Energy is offering rebates for energy-efficient pool pumps.

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    Slow and Pricey Permit Process a Sign of the Times

    These days, it’s easier for Art Allen just to level with his customers.

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    Premier Pools Begins Licensing

    One of the nation’s largest pool builders is expanding into a new business model.

  • States Unlikely to Meet VGB Grant Requirements

    With less than a month left to apply, it appears few, if any, states will be eligible for federal grant money under the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.

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    Taking on the Internet

    Late last year, members of the Northeast Spa and Pool Association formed a task force to develop ways to support brick-and-mortar stores as they square off against the Internet.

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    A Salty Start

    The initial steps in opening a saltwater pool are very similar to traditional pools, but a few key stages are critical to ensure the right start for the summer.

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    From All Angles

    The economic crisis is a serious matter, but many still find time for gallows humor.

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    5 Ways to Wiki at Work

    “Sure, wikis are an interesting way to look up facts and figures.

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    Small, But Powerful

    “Mobile technology has redefined how we live and work, with Apple’s iPod and iPhone breaking new ground.

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    Deep Waters

    “While we read history, we make history.”