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9. Designing with Management in Mind

Stephen Statler
San Diego, California, USA
Question: Lions gather in prides, geese group in gaggles, there’s a murder of crows, and a leap of leopards. What’s the collective noun for a group of beacons?
Answer: Planes, trucks, ships, and beacons all come in “fleets”.
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “chaos” as:
“Complete confusion and disorder, a state in which behavior and events are not controlled by anything.”
With thousands of beacons being deployed across chains of stores, cities, and entire countries, it’s ...

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