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Bill James

Contributor since: 15 Oct 2012

Bill James

Bill received a BS in 1972 from West Point with concentrations in math, physics, chemistry, and engineering. He was an NCAA All American Wrestler and captain of the wrestling team. He is an eight-year infantry veteran, Airborne, Ranger, Arctic Light and Mechanized Infantry in the United States Army.

His industrial experience started in 1980 working for Honeywell setting up manufacturing capabilities around the US and Europe.

In 1986 he founded Applied Statistics, Inc. (now ASI-Datamyte) to develop and sell the software, electronics, and tools to implement Statistical Process Controls for manufacturing processes.

In 1989, he founded JITCorp to create the software to apply the concepts of process management to the selling process. JITCorp’s principal products are WebClerk and CommerceExpert. Twin City Business Monthly listed WebClerk as the "Best New High Tech Product of the Year, 1998."

In 1998 he began working controls for the mobility process (Patent 6,810,817). JPods, Inc. was founded apply just-in-time concepts to the mobility process and cut costs per passenger-mile by 85%.

Bill is the author of Desktop Hosting, A Developer’s Guide to Unattended Communications (Wiley), which outlines technology and concepts for networking the supply matrix. He holds Patent 6,810,817, Intelligent Transport, which applies distributed collaborative computer networks to moving physical packets, a Physical-Internet™.

Latest articles from Bill

  • Metrics: Replace GDP with Disposable Energy

    Published 21 October 2013 | viewed 10,427 times

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas report, Assessing the Costs and Consequences of the 2007–09 Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath: "Our bottom-line estimate of the…

  • In Artificial Markets, Invest in Energy - Life Requires Energy

    Published 23 April 2013 | viewed 10,764 times

    The purpose of this article is to recommend investing in energy assets and propose that the dollar be backed by energy assets, not gold."One thing…

  • Net Energy, the Key to Energy Investing

    Published 13 December 2012 | viewed 11,466 times

    Life requires energy. No choice. Investing in energy is obvious. Understanding the keys seems critical. Keys:1.    Net Energy is the Long-Term Key. Net Energy is…

  • How to Ensure Peak Oil Doesn't Bring the End of Economic Growth

    Published 26 November 2012 | viewed 12,354 times

    Problem: Life requires energy. Coal and oil are finite. America powered by finite resources is dying. Americans face Oil Famine, the monolithic dependence on a…

  • Why Investors Should be Buying Energy Assets

    Published 15 October 2012 | viewed 13,686 times

    A 10x (10 times) oil price increase and 4 mb/d (million barrel per day) demand spike followed the 1973 Oil Embargo. Similar price and demand…

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