Drug Industry: That segment of commercial enterprise devoted to the design, development, and manufacture of chemical products for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, disability, or other dysfunction, or to improve function.Tobacco Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.Marketing: Activity involved in transfer of goods from producer to consumer or in the exchange of services.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Advertising as Topic: The act or practice of calling public attention to a product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers, magazines, on radio, or on television. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Conflict of Interest: A situation in which an individual might benefit personally from official or professional actions. It includes a conflict between a person's private interests and official responsibilities in a position of trust. The term is not restricted to government officials. The concept refers both to actual conflict of interest and the appearance or perception of conflict.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Ethics, Business: The moral obligations governing the conduct of commercial or industrial enterprises.Public Relations: Relations of an individual, association, organization, hospital, or corporation with the publics which it must take into consideration in carrying out its functions. Publics may include consumers, patients, pressure groups, departments, etc.Food Industry: The industry concerned with processing, preparing, preserving, distributing, and serving of foods and beverages.Insurance, Life: Insurance providing for payment of a stipulated sum to a designated beneficiary upon death of the insured.Lobbying: A process whereby representatives of a particular interest group attempt to influence governmental decision makers to accept the policy desires of the lobbying organization.Investments: Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Gift Giving: The bestowing of tangible or intangible benefits, voluntarily and usually without expectation of anything in return. However, gift giving may be motivated by feelings of ALTRUISM or gratitude, by a sense of obligation, or by the hope of receiving something in return.Consumer Product SafetyMedical Tourism: Travel to another country for the purpose of medical treatment.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Patents as Topic: Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.Scientific Misconduct: Intentional falsification of scientific data by presentation of fraudulent or incomplete or uncorroborated findings as scientific fact.United StatesInsurance Carriers: Organizations which assume the financial responsibility for the risks of policyholders.Government Regulation: Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.Financial Support: The provision of monetary resources including money or capital and credit; obtaining or furnishing money or capital for a purchase or enterprise and the funds so obtained. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed.)Economic Competition: The effort of two or more parties to secure the business of a third party by offering, usually under fair or equitable rules of business practice, the most favorable terms.Organizations: Administration and functional structures for the purpose of collectively systematizing activities for a particular goal.Employer Health Costs: That portion of total HEALTH CARE COSTS borne by an individual's or group's employing organization.Accidents, Occupational: Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.Ethics, Pharmacy: The principles of proper professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the pharmacist, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the pharmacist in health care and interpersonal relations with patient families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Research Support as Topic: Financial support of research activities.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Chemical Industry: The aggregate enterprise of manufacturing and technically producing chemicals. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Social Responsibility: The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.Deception: The act of deceiving or the fact of being deceived.Drug Approval: Process that is gone through in order for a drug to receive approval by a government regulatory agency. This includes any required pre-clinical or clinical testing, review, submission, and evaluation of the applications and test results, and post-marketing surveillance of the drug.Propaganda: The deliberate attempt to influence attitudes and beliefs for furthering one's cause or damaging an opponent's cause.JapanFraud: Exploitation through misrepresentation of the facts or concealment of the purposes of the exploiter.United States Food and Drug Administration: An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to maintaining standards of quality of foods, drugs, therapeutic devices, etc.Capital Financing: Institutional funding for facilities and for equipment which becomes a part of the assets of the institution.Product Packaging: Form in which product is processed or wrapped and labeled. PRODUCT LABELING is also available.Extraction and Processing Industry: The industry concerned with the removal of raw materials from the Earth's crust and with their conversion into refined products.Power Plants: Units that convert some other form of energy into electrical energy.Manufactured Materials: Substances and materials manufactured for use in various technologies and industries and for domestic use.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Absenteeism: Chronic absence from work or other duty.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Steel: A tough, malleable, iron-based alloy containing up to, but no more than, two percent carbon and often other metals. It is used in medicine and dentistry in implants and instrumentation.Entrepreneurship: The organization, management, and assumption of risks of a business or enterprise, usually implying an element of change or challenge and a new opportunity.Government: The complex of political institutions, laws, and customs through which the function of governing is carried out in a specific political unit.Health Facility Merger: The combining of administrative and organizational resources of two or more health care facilities.Petroleum: Naturally occurring complex liquid hydrocarbons which, after distillation, yield combustible fuels, petrochemicals, and lubricants.Organizational Affiliation: Formal relationships established between otherwise independent organizations. These include affiliation agreements, interlocking boards, common controls, hospital medical school affiliations, etc.Drugs, Generic: Drugs whose drug name is not protected by a trademark. They may be manufactured by several companies.Personnel Management: Planning, organizing, and administering all activities related to personnel.Disclosure: Revealing of information, by oral or written communication.Product Line Management: Management control systems for structuring health care delivery strategies around case types, as in DRGs, or specific clinical services.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Public-Private Sector Partnerships: An organizational enterprise between a public sector agency, federal, state or local, and a private sector entity. Skills and assets of each sector are shared to deliver a service or facility for the benefit or use of the general public.Metallurgy: The science, art, or technology dealing with processes involved in the separation of metals from their ores, the technique of making or compounding the alloys, the techniques of working or heat-treating metals, and the mining of metals. It includes industrial metallurgy as well as metallurgical techniques employed in the preparation and working of metals used in dentistry, with special reference to orthodontic and prosthodontic appliances. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p494)Motor Vehicles: AUTOMOBILES, trucks, buses, or similar engine-driven conveyances. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Sick Leave: An absence from work permitted because of illness or the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Drug Discovery: The process of finding chemicals for potential therapeutic use.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Foundations: Organizations established by endowments with provision for future maintenance.Technology Transfer: Spread and adoption of inventions and techniques from one geographic area to another, from one discipline to another, or from one sector of the economy to another. For example, improvements in medical equipment may be transferred from industrial countries to developing countries, advances arising from aerospace engineering may be applied to equipment for persons with disabilities, and innovations in science arising from government research are made available to private enterprise.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Work Schedule Tolerance: Physiological or psychological effects of periods of work which may be fixed or flexible such as flexitime, work shifts, and rotating shifts.Drug Costs: The amount that a health care institution or organization pays for its drugs. It is one component of the final price that is charged to the consumer (FEES, PHARMACEUTICAL or PRESCRIPTION FEES).Consumer Advocacy: The promotion and support of consumers' rights and interests.Clinical Trials as Topic: Works about pre-planned studies of the safety, efficacy, or optimum dosage schedule (if appropriate) of one or more diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques selected according to predetermined criteria of eligibility and observed for predefined evidence of favorable and unfavorable effects. This concept includes clinical trials conducted both in the U.S. and in other countries.Health Facilities, Proprietary: Health care institutions operated by private groups or corporations for a profit.Image Enhancement: Improvement of the quality of a picture by various techniques, including computer processing, digital filtering, echocardiographic techniques, light and ultrastructural MICROSCOPY, fluorescence spectrometry and microscopy, scintigraphy, and in vitro image processing at the molecular level.Phantoms, Imaging: Devices or objects in various imaging techniques used to visualize or enhance visualization by simulating conditions encountered in the procedure. Phantoms are used very often in procedures employing or measuring x-irradiation or radioactive material to evaluate performance. Phantoms often have properties similar to human tissue. Water demonstrates absorbing properties similar to normal tissue, hence water-filled phantoms are used to map radiation levels. Phantoms are used also as teaching aids to simulate real conditions with x-ray or ultrasonic machines. (From Iturralde, Dictionary and Handbook of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Imaging, 1990)History, 21st Century: Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.Occupations: Crafts, trades, professions, or other means of earning a living.Privatization: Process of shifting publicly controlled services and/or facilities to the private sector.Industrial Oils: Oils which are used in industrial or commercial applications.Financial Management: The obtaining and management of funds for institutional needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Conditioning, Classical: Learning that takes place when a conditioned stimulus is paired with an unconditioned stimulus.Telecommunications: Transmission of information over distances via electronic means.Legislation, Drug: Laws concerned with manufacturing, dispensing, and marketing of drugs.Outsourced Services: Organizational activities previously performed internally that are provided by external agents.United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration: An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.Mass Media: Instruments or technological means of communication that reach large numbers of people with a common message: press, radio, television, etc.Workload: The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.GermanyDocumentation: Systematic organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of specialized information, especially of a scientific or technical nature (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983). It often involves authenticating or validating information.Air Pollutants, Occupational: Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.Learning: Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.Biotechnology: Body of knowledge related to the use of organisms, cells or cell-derived constituents for the purpose of developing products which are technically, scientifically and clinically useful. Alteration of biologic function at the molecular level (i.e., GENETIC ENGINEERING) is a central focus; laboratory methods used include TRANSFECTION and CLONING technologies, sequence and structure analysis algorithms, computer databases, and gene and protein structure function analysis and prediction.Health Benefit Plans, Employee: Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.Image Processing, Computer-Assisted: A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.Food-Processing Industry: The productive enterprises concerned with food processing.Insurance: Coverage by contract whereby one part indemnifies or guarantees another against loss by a specified contingency.Taxes: Governmental levies on property, inheritance, gifts, etc.Occupational Medicine: Medical specialty concerned with the promotion and maintenance of the physical and mental health of employees in occupational settings.Artifacts: Any visible result of a procedure which is caused by the procedure itself and not by the entity being analyzed. Common examples include histological structures introduced by tissue processing, radiographic images of structures that are not naturally present in living tissue, and products of chemical reactions that occur during analysis.Pharmaceutical Preparations: Drugs intended for human or veterinary use, presented in their finished dosage form. Included here are materials used in the preparation and/or formulation of the finished dosage form.Orphan Drug Production: Production of drugs or biologicals which are unlikely to be manufactured by private industry unless special incentives are provided by others.Intellectual Property: Property, such as patents, trademarks, and copyright, that results from creative effort. The Patent and Copyright Clause (Art. 1, Sec. 8, cl. 8) of the United States Constitution provides for promoting the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 5th ed, p1014)Hazardous Substances: Elements, compounds, mixtures, or solutions that are considered severely harmful to human health and the environment. They include substances that are toxic, corrosive, flammable, or explosive.Equipment and Supplies: Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted: Methods developed to aid in the interpretation of ultrasound, radiographic images, etc., for diagnosis of disease.Imaging, Three-Dimensional: The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.Noise, Occupational: Noise present in occupational, industrial, and factory situations.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Labor Unions: Organizations comprising wage and salary workers in health-related fields for the purpose of improving their status and conditions. The concept includes labor union activities toward providing health services to members.Algorithms: A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.Occupational Health Nursing: The practice of nursing in the work environment.Contract Services: Outside services provided to an institution under a formal financial agreement.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Internationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)MiningProfessional Misconduct: Violation of laws, regulations, or professional standards.Guidelines as Topic: A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.Construction Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of building.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Human Engineering: The science of designing, building or equipping mechanical devices or artificial environments to the anthropometric, physiological, or psychological requirements of the people who will use them.Respiratory Protective Devices: Respirators to protect individuals from breathing air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays, or vapors.Competitive Bidding: Pricing statements presented by more than one party for the purpose of securing a contract.Drug Information Services: Services providing pharmaceutic and therapeutic drug information and consultation.Persuasive Communication: A mode of communication concerned with inducing or urging the adoption of certain beliefs, theories, or lines of action by others.Ethics, Professional: The principles of proper conduct concerning the rights and duties of the professional, relations with patients or consumers and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the professional and interpersonal relations with patient or consumer families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Access to Information: Individual's rights to obtain and use information collected or generated by others.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Off-Label Use: The practice of prescribing or using a drug outside the scope of the drug's official approved label as designated by a regulatory agency concerning the treatment of a particular disease or condition.Drug Labeling: Use of written, printed, or graphic materials upon or accompanying a drug container or wrapper. It includes contents, indications, effects, dosages, routes, methods, frequency and duration of administration, warnings, hazards, contraindications, side effects, precautions, and other relevant information.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Equipment Design: Methods of creating machines and devices.Conditioning (Psychology): A general term referring to the learning of some particular response.Academies and Institutes: Organizations representing specialized fields which are accepted as authoritative; may be non-governmental, university or an independent research organization, e.g., National Academy of Sciences, Brookings Institution, etc.Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.United Nations: An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Ships: Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers, seas, oceans, or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars, paddles, sail, or power; they may or may not have a deck.ArchivesTokyoAvoidance Learning: A response to a cue that is instrumental in avoiding a noxious experience.Efficiency: Ratio of output to effort, or the ratio of effort produced to energy expended.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Confined Spaces: A space which has limited openings for entry and exit combined with unfavorable natural ventilation such as CAVES, refrigerators, deep tunnels, pipelines, sewers, silos, tanks, vats, mines, deep trenches or pits, vaults, manholes, chimneys, etc.Threshold Limit Values: Standards for limiting worker exposure to airborne contaminants. They are the maximum concentration in air at which it is believed that a particular substance will not produce adverse health effects with repeated daily exposure. It can be a time-weighted average (TLV-TWA), a short-term value (TLV-STEL), or an instantaneous value (TLV-Ceiling). They are expressed either as parts per million (ppm) or milligram per cubic meter (mg/m3).Inhalation Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.Insurance, Accident: Insurance providing coverage for physical injury suffered as a result of unavoidable circumstances.Engineering: The practical application of physical, mechanical, and mathematical principles. (Stedman, 25th ed)Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Job Description: Statement of the position requirements, qualifications for the position, wage range, and any special conditions expected of the employee.Organizational Objectives: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.Drugs, Investigational: Drugs which have received FDA approval for human testing but have yet to be approved for commercial marketing. This includes drugs used for treatment while they still are undergoing clinical trials (Treatment IND). The main heading includes drugs under investigation in foreign countries.Hospitals, Proprietary: Hospitals owned and operated by a corporation or an individual that operate on a for-profit basis, also referred to as investor-owned hospitals.Liability, Legal: Accountability and responsibility to another, enforceable by civil or criminal sanctions.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Human Rights: The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.Editorial Policies: The guidelines and policy statements set forth by the editor(s) or editorial board of a publication.Great BritainAssociation Learning: The principle that items experienced together enter into a connection, so that one tends to reinstate the other.France: A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.Licensure: The legal authority or formal permission from authorities to carry on certain activities which by law or regulation require such permission. It may be applied to licensure of institutions as well as individuals.PrintingRubber: A high-molecular-weight polymeric elastomer derived from the milk juice (LATEX) of HEVEA brasiliensis and other trees and plants. It is a substance that can be stretched at room temperature to at least twice its original length and after releasing the stress, retract rapidly, and recover its original dimensions fully.Personnel Downsizing: Reducing staff to cut costs or to achieve greater efficiency.Genetic Privacy: The protection of genetic information about an individual, family, or population group, from unauthorized disclosure.Organizational Culture: Beliefs and values shared by all members of the organization. These shared values, which are subject to change, are reflected in the day to day management of the organization.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Public Opinion: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.Extinction, Psychological: The procedure of presenting the conditioned stimulus without REINFORCEMENT to an organism previously conditioned. It refers also to the diminution of a conditioned response resulting from this procedure.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Product Surveillance, Postmarketing: Surveillance of drugs, devices, appliances, etc., for efficacy or adverse effects, after they have been released for general sale.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Newspapers: Publications printed and distributed daily, weekly, or at some other regular and usually short interval, containing news, articles of opinion (as editorials and letters), features, advertising, and announcements of current interest. (Webster's 3d ed)Authorship: The profession of writing. Also the identity of the writer as the creator of a literary production.Pharmacology, Clinical: The branch of pharmacology that deals directly with the effectiveness and safety of drugs in humans.Maintenance: The upkeep of property or equipment.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.Memory: Complex mental function having four distinct phases: (1) memorizing or learning, (2) retention, (3) recall, and (4) recognition. Clinically, it is usually subdivided into immediate, recent, and remote memory.Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Formularies as Topic: Works about lists of drugs or collections of recipes, formulas, and prescriptions for the compounding of medicinal preparations. Formularies differ from PHARMACOPOEIAS in that they are less complete, lacking full descriptions of the drugs, their formulations, analytic composition, chemical properties, etc. In hospitals, formularies list all drugs commonly stocked in the hospital pharmacy.Insurance Claim Reporting: The design, completion, and filing of forms with the insurer.Pharmacies: Facilities for the preparation and dispensing of drugs.EuropeRetention (Psychology): The persistence to perform a learned behavior (facts or experiences) after an interval has elapsed in which there has been no performance or practice of the behavior.
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- In order to gain a competitive edge, in-building wireless solutions providers are investing heavily in new technologies to build feature-rich solutions, entering into strategic alliance, and mergers and acquisitions. (marketsandmarkets.com)
- How to adapt during mergers and acquisitions. (imediaconnection.com)
- We help enable strategic growth through better integrated and operationalized mergers and acquisitions, JVs and alliances. (ey.com)
- This analysis also covers comprehensive financial details for all mergers and acquisitions, private equity, public offering, venture financing, alliances and partnership and other transactions initiated by Kuwait Energy Company KSCC. (reportlinker.com)
- Mergers and acquisitions in the industry remained sluggish as companies were in consolidation mode and continued to be averse to risk-taking. (ibtimes.com)
- While it would have been almost impossible to predict that an app like Uber, as opposed to a company like Tesla, would have been the largest threat to companies like Ford and GM, we are seeing companies being a lot more strategic and forward-looking in their approach to acquisitions. (ey.com)
- Companies with deeper pockets and understanding of startups could make strategic acquisitions to reduce future competition and also increase their capabilities and reach in terms of clients and markets. (deloitte.com)
- We believe that Broadridge's strategic acquisitions, product launches, share repurchase program and dividend paying initiatives, will continue to boost the company's top-line. (investopedia.com)
- The company has supplemented internal growth with strategic acquisitions. (investopedia.com)
- Revenue growth is an important metric for any company as it is a vital part of growth projections and instrumental in strategic decision-making. (investopedia.com)
- Broadridge's diversified products and services coupled with strategic acquisitions have provided a boost to top-line growth. (investopedia.com)
- Fowler is a strategic thinker with a successful track record of implementing successful, world-class call center and workforce management processes and teams for companies of all sizes. (newswire.ca)
- 253 Pages Report] The overall rat model market is expected to grow from USD 387.7 million in 2016 to USD 588.9 million by 2021, at a CAGR of 8.7% from 2016 to 2021. (marketsandmarkets.com)
- The base year considered for rat model industry study is 2015, and the forecast has been provided for the period between 2016 and 2021. (marketsandmarkets.com)
- Total acquisitions swelled from 2 in 2012, to 35 in 2016 and 19 in the first three quarters of 2017. (deloitte.com)
- Generex made an initial payment of $400,000 on November 27, 2018 to secure the agreement, and the company is in the process of completing the legal documents with a plan to close the transaction in the coming weeks. (businesswire.com)
- As previously disclosed in April 2018, the company divested its remaining interest in the Vyaire medical joint venture. (nasdaq.com)
- The company provided 2018 outlook. (investopedia.com)
- CPG companies must leverage digital technologies to reinvent both their operating models and their business strategies. (accenture.com)
- By leveraging Model Answers' deep expertise and proven approach to modeling and simulation, Parexel will expand our ability to leverage this innovative approach, helping our customers to maximize their resources by improving understanding and decision-making at every stage of development. (parexel.com)
- Parexel will also leverage the proven Model Answers Process, including best practices and proprietary software solutions that support modeling and simulation. (parexel.com)
- The company plans to leverage the Predix platform to further the development of additional industrial applications focused on service delivery. (businesswire.com)
- However, traditional RE companies can leverage fintechs to drive operational efficiency, create powerful tenant experiences or even diversify existing business and generate new revenue sources. (deloitte.com)
- In other words, how can Infosys leverage this acquisition to create distinctive value for its customers? (computerweekly.com)
- business experience to bear as genomic sequencing startups build their business models. (bio-medicine.org)
- The general notion is often that startups are a threat to incumbent RE companies as they are offering innovative solutions and enhanced user experiences at a relatively lower cost and faster pace. (deloitte.com)
- Through UR Link, the company provides financing, coaching and mentoring, and collaborative workspace to startups and co-develops prototypes for its large portfolio, with an aim to digitize its shopping centers and improve user convenience. (deloitte.com)
- Companies can consider various approaches to tap into the fintech space. (deloitte.com)
- RE owners, developers, and investors can use the fintech platforms for a variety of services-including activities related to leasing, acquisition and disposition, managing the underwriting process, and accessing detailed financial models for property financing. (deloitte.com)
- Venture Scanner data suggests that within the RE fintech space, acquisitions in the property development and management space has grown significantly over the last four years. (deloitte.com)
- We think we're a fintech company with a bank charter. (bankdirector.com)
- Continuous support in the form of investments and grants, and personalized medicine fueling the demand for personalized humanized rat models are some of the factors driving the growth of the rat model market. (marketsandmarkets.com)
- The high growth rate of knockout/genetically engineered rats segment can be attributed to the use of this type of rat model to carry out researches on disease such as oncology, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, drug abuse, anxiety, aging, and Parkinson s. (marketsandmarkets.com)
- In particular, we help companies refine their growth strategy, perform deal sourcing, conduct diligence and valuation, and implement M&A integration. (ey.com)
- Revenue growth, fueled by acquisition, will likely become the most important driver of total shareholder return (TSR), as price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple expansion slows and pressure against rising prices intensifies. (bain.com)
- R&D-centered acquisitions were a path for companies to bolster their innovation pipelines and create new growth vectors via next-generation platforms. (bain.com)
- Mobile will be where consumer growth is and I am sure it will be a great win for consumers as companies are offering more and more of their mobile exclusives. (medianama.com)
- This transaction, along with our previous acquisitions of Wurldtech and Meridium, is directly aligned with our strategy to drive growth both inorganically and organically by building the capabilities to support the digital industrial transformation through Predix, APM and the Digital Thread. (businesswire.com)
- Analysts are modeling a 3.6% bump in revenues this year followed by 2.2% in 2020, which should result in 9% and 6% growth in profits, respectively. (kiplinger.com)
- Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. (sec.gov)
- See the definitions of "large accelerated filer," "accelerated filer," "smaller reporting company," and "emerging growth company" in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (sec.gov)
- If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. (sec.gov)
- We believe the Company has significant growth opportunities, which will be amplified by increased consumer awareness, product innovation, and expanded distribution. (yahoo.com)
- The cash flow and team growth model would have looked very similar, building the same company in South Africa. (cmswire.com)
- As healthcare becomes more patient-centric, technology advances such as clinical decision support software, sensors, 3D printing, and precision analytics capabilities like deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI) will be applied to medical imaging, added the report titled "Growth Opportunities in Precision Medical Imaging, Forecast to 2022" from growth partnership company Frost & Sullivan. (tradearabia.com)
- The growth opportunities are then mapped to the stages of the imaging care continuum-study ordering, image acquisition, image interpretation, image-based intervention, therapeutic dose radiation, and study impact evaluation. (tradearabia.com)
- The cloud-based deployment model is expected to portray high growth rate over the projected period. (grandviewresearch.com)
- Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management remains committed to the growth thesis behind Valeant stock, which has largely expanded trough aggressive acquisitions versus organic growth care of drug discovery and development. (profitconfidential.com)
- Major drug players such as Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Merck & Co. Inc . (NYSE:MRK) have significant drug development but also need to find growth through acquisitions. (profitconfidential.com)
- With a market-cap plummeting to $43.0 billion, VRX stock could even become a takeover target for the larger biotech companies such as Pfizer, Merck, or Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) who are all searching to add growth. (profitconfidential.com)
- As a part of UPS's global healthcare growth strategy, UPS announced today that it will acquire Hungarian pharmaceutical logistics company, CEMELOG. (blogspot.com)
- Year-over-year comparisons on both the counts were favorable driven by higher recurring revenues, internal growth, contribution from Net New Business, higher distribution revenues and acquisition-related synergies. (investopedia.com)
- In the last reported quarter, recurring fee revenues increased 24% during the quarter that included contribution from Net New Business, internal growth and acquisitions related synergies. (investopedia.com)
- The improvement was attributable to higher recurring revenues from net new business, internal growth and NACC acquisitions. (investopedia.com)
- Follow your competitors' commercial model and growth plans. (reportlinker.com)
- The industry has witnessed a turnaround in current fiscal 2010-11 by posting a double-digit growth largely due to renewed investments by global companies across verticals such as IT infrastructure, software and back office services. (ibtimes.com)
- We have seen growth returning and business coming back because of transformational needs of our global customers and changing business models favoring more outsourcing and offshoring of IT services and solutions we deliver cost-effectively," said Som Mittal, president of National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), an industry body. (ibtimes.com)
- As we exit 2010, the new year looks promising, as the industry is poised to get back to growth trajectory despite an element of uncertainty looming over Europe due to monetary and regulatory crisis, said Suresh Senapaty, chief financial officer of Wipro, India's third biggest software services company. (ibtimes.com)
- TORONTO , June 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The Bank of Nova Scotia ("Scotiabank") and Marquest Asset Management Inc. ("Marquest") are pleased to announce that Marquest and Scotia Capital Inc. ("Scotia Capital"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Scotiabank, have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Marquest has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Scotia Managed Companies Administration Inc. ("SMCA"), from Scotia Capital. (newswire.ca)
- Model Answers was founded on the idea that by providing highly specialized modeling capabilities in a way that is collaborative and efficient for customers, we can increase the likelihood of success in drug development," said Bruce Green, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Model Answers. (parexel.com)
- We are excited to join an organization with global capabilities where, as part of a larger combined team, we can bring our unique modeling and simulation approach to more life sciences companies, ultimately helping bring new medicines to patients sooner. (parexel.com)
- The acquisition provides GE Digital with enhanced capabilities to advance its Industrial Internet vision, enabling customers to immediately gain more value from their assets and find greater efficiency in their field service processes. (businesswire.com)
- Air dispersion models such as AERMOD/ISC and CALPUFF include many productivity-enhancing features such as fully integrated GIS capabilities. (environmental-expert.com)
- The company says InfoWorks WS V16.0 features new benefits and modeling capabilities that make it easier for users to improve their productivity. (environmentalleader.com)
- At J&J, the move stems from a global decision to build talent acquisition capabilities around the world about three years ago. (indiatimes.com)
- J&J HR head Indrajeet Sengupta said, "We have now started helping the global talent acquisition team in building some of the talent mapping capabilities in the executive hiring space from India for the world, which is a first. (indiatimes.com)
- Today, our talent acquisition team has ramped up capabilities to source and recruit mid-management talent pools. (indiatimes.com)
- Additionally as RE companies have typically lagged certain technology adoptions there exists an opportunity to leapfrog current capabilities. (deloitte.com)
- Advanced imaging techniques and personalized image acquisition protocols, which strengthen the capabilities of imaging for definitive diagnosis and prognosis. (tradearabia.com)
- For example, Microsoft's investor presentation describing the benefits of the LinkedIn acquisition were almost entirely focused on revenue synergies. (ey.com)
- The company generates recurring revenues and a good percentage of its business comes from recurring fee revenues, which include contributions from Net New Business and acquisitions related synergies. (investopedia.com)
- The company has significant experience developing preclinical PK and PD models for effectiveness and neutropenia, scaling to first-in-human studies, then supporting Phase I through to NDA submission. (parexel.com)
- Preclinical animal models, such as mice and rats that are used to predict drug efficacy and toxicity in humans, are needed. (marketsandmarkets.com)
- So in this instance it is preclinical efficacy testing so drug companies will send us their drugs, we will test them in our models and tell them how efficacious they are primarily in epithelial disease so that's oncology, oncology supportive care mucositis, inflammatory bowel disease and dermatology, so all epithelial based disease efficacy is what we are looking at. (pharmatelevision.com)
- The model includes six elements: engineering services, pipe and joint coating design, coating system validation, logistics management, pipe coating application, and field joint coating. (pennenergy.com)
- Model Answers provides pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamic (PD) modeling, simulation and analysis services to customers in the life sciences industry to help increase the likelihood of successful drug development. (parexel.com)
- Model Holding offers services including design, print consulting, logistics and co-packaging. (reportlinker.com)
- We are launching Excellagen® through our direct to physician market channels established with our recently announced acquisitions in pharmacy and management services. (businesswire.com)
- The company ' s health imaging unit specializes in products and services for radiography, cardiology, dental, mammography, oncology, and ultra-sound imaging. (encyclopedia.com)
- Provides services to companies and different levels of government to support them in the management of environmental aspects for which they are responsible. (environmental-expert.com)
- Our regulatory compliance services include air permitting, air dispersion modeling, and compliance auditing. (environmental-expert.com)
- ATMOS Global (ATMOS Global Pty Ltd) is a wholly Australian owned respected leading global consulting company specialising in advanced atmospheric, air quality modelling, management, control, forecasting & training and climate change services, with the head office in Melbourne. (environmental-expert.com)
- This does not mean that these companies will not consider utilising services of external search firms. (indiatimes.com)
- The main objective of this report is to define, describe, and forecast the global V-CPE market which is segmented on the basis of solutions/tools, services, service models, application areas, and regions. (reportsnreports.com)
- The new company will have two operating divisions: Research Models and Services and Contract Research Services. (centerwatch.com)
- This acquisition creates a global organization offering full-service, non-clinical, contract research and research models and services. (centerwatch.com)
- Cardinal went public in 1983, and tried to build a diversified health-services company with a sizable drug-distribution operation. (barrons.com)
- While venture capital (VC) remains the dominant funding source, there is substantial capital flow from non-VC investors as well, including REITs, established RE services companies and investors, private equity firms, and high net worth individuals. (deloitte.com)
- As an example, Assess+RE provides cloud-based services such as property-level valuation models and related financial analysis. (deloitte.com)
- In some instances, companies may want to create value for the startup by sharing their expertise, relationships or even contributing to the startup's business by being customers for its products or services. (deloitte.com)
- Dataxis offer services on all sorts of valuation engagements including IRC 409a (required for issuance of stock options for private companies), valuations of portfolios of companies ranging from privately held companies,early stage to bridge/IPO stage companies, ASC350 (good will impairment testing), ASC805 (Purchase price allocation post acquisition) among others. (guru.com)
- Microsoft has come a long way to become a cloud company with Azure IaaS, online applications and services, while other potential acquirers are struggling. (sandhill.com)
- Companies are adopting the Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) platform for building a private cloud that enables advanced computation and storage services. (grandviewresearch.com)
- The acquisition will further strengthen UPS's healthcare presence in Europe with regional expertise and services. (blogspot.com)
- But I think what we always thought is there would be a rebundling, in which companies would recognize that operating within a bank charter allows them more flexibility and profitability to deliver their products and services to clients. (bankdirector.com)
- India's second biggest software services company Infosys Technologies Ltd views 2011 with cautious optimism due to less than expected recovery by the US from the Great Recession as also the economic uncertainty in Europe. (ibtimes.com)
- India's top software services companies Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Wipro and HCL turned aggressive in the Indian domestic market as state-run enterprises enhanced their investments in IT infrastructure, products and services for the benefit of its citizens. (ibtimes.com)
- The Indian IT services company said the technology will help it reduce the amount of human resources dedicated to repetitive tasks. (computerweekly.com)
- IT services firms are attempting to move away from linear business models where for every new bit of business, labour costs or full-time equivalents increase. (computerweekly.com)
- Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka said the acquisition of Panaya is key in renewing and differentiating the firm's services lines. (computerweekly.com)
- As the companies revenues shrink or grow, so do research dollars. (artima.com)
- A larger proportion of these revenues are spent on research and development than at most other software companies, at one point more than double the industry average. (wikipedia.org)
- The issue of Valeant relates to its revenue recognition in reference with specialty pharmacy company Philidor, which accounts for about six percent of revenues but puts into question its broader accounting practices. (profitconfidential.com)
- The company anticipates recurring revenues from closed sales to be a key catalyst and range within $170-$210 million. (investopedia.com)
- I hope Salesforce will remain independent and transform into a profitable SaaS/PaaS company. (sandhill.com)
- They are developing alternating pricing and delivering models, alike Software as a Service (SaaS) pricing models, enabling customers to opt for a pay-as-you-go subscription plan. (grandviewresearch.com)
- They can correctly evaluate a company or sector in 15 minutes and emulate Warren Buffett, who uses business models to invest in companies with strong competitive advantage. (google.com)
- When times are good, companies are able to invest more in technology to put themselves ahead of the competition. (kiplinger.com)
- Companies that have a fair understanding of the startup business, substantial funds, and the appropriate risk appetite can invest in fintechs with a strong value proposition. (deloitte.com)
- This acquisition underscores Highlander's desire to invest in high quality branded companies. (yahoo.com)
- Although Amazon has not said that they want to pursue the enterprise application software business beyond productivity applications, their business model creativity and willingness to invest in risky new technologies would likely shake up the enterprise software world. (sandhill.com)
- MIRAMAR, Fla.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Generex Biotechnology Corporation (OTCMKTS:GNBT) announced today the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire 51 percent of Olaregen Therapeutix Inc., a New York based regenerative medicine company. (businesswire.com)
- Q: Which company do you think is most likely to acquire Salesforce.com, and why? (sandhill.com)
- There is realignment rapidly taking place in the business world in which the data created and maintained outside your company is becoming much more important than the data that you can acquire from internal sources. (forbes.com)
- If they consider to acquire Daewoo Motors, discuss the reasons in favor and against the acquisition of Daewoo Motors by them.6. (slideshare.net)
- it describes the characteristics of good processes, thus providing guidelines for companies developing or honing their own sets of processes. (cio.com)
- The output of the CMMI project is a suite of products, which provides an integrated approach across the enterprise for improving processes, while reducing the redundancy, complexity and cost resulting from the use of separate and multiple capability maturity models (CMMs). (cio.com)
- Though it was designed to measure software development, it has been, and continues to be, applied as a general model of the maturity of processes in both IT and non-IT organizations. (cio.com)
- However, the rigorous processes required precluded the advancement of many commercial software companies beyond level 1. (cio.com)
- It didn't adapt to peripheral processes involved in software development, such as acquisition. (cio.com)
- In addition the company has accelerated productivity improvements through digitizing service processes. (businesswire.com)
- The acquisition of a deep understanding of the processes leading to the creation of the films. (arts.ac.uk)
- As a result, companies are willing to pay high license fees for the software that support low-value processes. (grandviewresearch.com)
- Coupled with this, leading armoured vehicle companies are now faced with a multi market environment, where contracts to Asia , the Middle East and South America are as valuable in some cases as traditional European or US armoured vehicle programme opportunities. (prnewswire.com)
- The companies act as middlemen for the pharmaceuticals industry, distributing drugs under long-term contracts to pharmacy chains, hospitals and other outlets. (barrons.com)
- Datamonitors' Kuwait Energy Company KSCC Mergers & Acquisitions, Alliances & Agreements and Investments analysis includes business overview, comprehensive reports on M&A, divestments, capital raisings, venture capital investments, ownership and partnership deals undertaken by Kuwait Energy Company KSCC since the month of January 2007. (reportlinker.com)
- Retrieve complete corporate deals data with mergers and acquisition charts and graphs, private equity, and alliances/partnerships and. (reportlinker.com)
- Gain understanding of Model Holding AG and the elements impacting the strategy of the company. (reportlinker.com)
- This acquisition perfectly illustrates our corporate strategy as we build a new pharmaceutical company model. (businesswire.com)
- Acquisitions are part of the GE Digital strategy to accelerate efforts in leading the Industrial Internet. (businesswire.com)
- The company will provide an update on their strategy and demonstrate progress at their flagship Minds and Machines event November 15-16 in San Francisco. (businesswire.com)
- Brian Cass, CEO of Huntingdon Life Sciences, said, "This acquisition is precisely in line with our strategy to broaden our support for the pharmaceutical, crop protection and chemical industries, as well as universities, government and other research organizations. (centerwatch.com)
- A computer scientist with two PhDs, Daniel has combined technology research, big data, and business strategy in multiple companies such as XING, Telefónica and Deloitte. (google.com)
- That is why you need to: change the mindset from defense to engagement, examine your company strategy of working with fintechs and begin taking steps to operationalize how you engage with them. (deloitte.com)
- Examine your company strategy of working with fintechs today. (deloitte.com)
- What is your current collaboration strategy and engagement model? (deloitte.com)
- While concern ran high through the business world with FASB's initial proposal, the likely impact of the imminent new standard on the acquisitions strategy for high-tech companies is less. (thefreelibrary.com)
- Seduced by grand visions of making a fortune while saving the planet, venture capitalists invested a then-record $123M in the first round of fundraising for 16 new companies that year. (greentechmedia.com)
- In short, investments in cleantech -- especially those in companies commercializing breakthrough energy technologies -- simply couldn't deliver the outsized returns required by the venture capital model. (greentechmedia.com)
- The result was an overall retrenchment of venture capital in cleantech companies. (greentechmedia.com)
- I did say you are interesting because that's you know bucks all the trends for most biotech companies, so what it is about Epistem and its business model that allows it to attain that value? (pharmatelevision.com)
- Newer biotech companies such as Valeant expand via acquisitions. (profitconfidential.com)
- These include Model Answers' client-interactive tools that drive both efficient collaboration and client ownership of complex models to ultimately help them make smarter, faster, and more informed clinical data management and drug development decisions. (parexel.com)
- Scotiabank has agreed to sell Scotia Managed Companies Administration Inc. to Marquest Asset Management Inc. (newswire.ca)
- Coupled with the recent acquisition of Meridium, GE Digital will now provide a full suite of applications centered on driving comprehensive asset management for the Industrial Internet. (businesswire.com)
- Water is increasingly affecting companies' bottom lines, making water management no longer a choice for environmental managers. (environmentalleader.com)
- Given the way we are progressing with our talent management and acquisition, we feel confident of achieving this objective within the next two-three years. (indiatimes.com)
- Professor Elgar Fleisch of the University of St. Gallen has a name for what's possible with far better models: high resolution management. (forbes.com)
- In Developing Forecasting Tools with Excel, learners will develop an understanding of the basic components of a forecasting model, how to build their own forecasting models, and how to evaluate the performance of forecasting models. (coursera.org)
- The company currently has a wide variety of aggregation and visualization tools across the network. (automation.com)
- Computational fluid dynamics involves qualitative prediction of fluid flow using mathematical modeling and software tools. (grandviewresearch.com)
- Visit our YouTube channel to learn more about how we help consumer packaged goods companies around digital enterprise, operations, distribution channels and technology. (accenture.com)
- To answer these questions, we compared the performance of every medical technology, software technology and cleantech company that received its first round of VC funding between 2006 and 2011. (greentechmedia.com)
- People identify with these companies as technology companies and this is a key part of their branding. (artima.com)
- This acquisition builds upon our ongoing efforts to enhance our overall technology stack around the Predix platform and advance our Industrial Internet vision," said Bill Ruh, CEO, GE Digital. (businesswire.com)
- Smart water loss and leak detection technology company Gutermann helping Miami-Dade County, Florida, keep its non-revenue water to less than 10 percent as its implements a $13.5 billion capital improvement upgrade to the county's water and sewer infrastructure. (environmentalleader.com)
- Smart water technology company Innovyze has released the latest version of its smart water network modeling software. (environmentalleader.com)
- The company is the world's largest privately held software business and its software is used by most of the Fortune 500. (wikipedia.org)
- By the late 1990s, SAS was the largest privately held software company. (wikipedia.org)
- It was first described in the 1989 book, Managing the Software Process , by Watts Humphrey, director of the software process program at the SEI, and in August 1991 the first version of the Capability Maturity Model for Software (SW-CMM) was published by the SEI. (cio.com)
- Critics also noted that the CMM was too firmly entrenched in the waterfall development model, and didn't address other facets of the software development process such as design and deployment. (cio.com)
- BREEZE modeling software predicts the impact of air emissions, fires, and explosions. (environmental-expert.com)
- From there Dr. Bowman developed the Bee-Line Software products by rewriting the EPA mainframe guideline for air dispersion models and several emergency release models for use on microcomputers. (environmental-expert.com)
- Cloud computing reduces costs related to hardware acquisition and software licensing, installation, and support. (grandviewresearch.com)
- However, the new pricing model is expected to affect the software providers' cash flow, revenue recognition, and finance. (grandviewresearch.com)
- Companies are obtaining new software technologies through merger & acquisitions. (grandviewresearch.com)
- Open the link below and search for Business Models and then any key word, such as Warren Buffett. (google.com)
- Business Models arms investors with an unmatched and comprehensive set of weapons. (google.com)
- Business Models is different from other investment books because it breaks new ground. (google.com)
- It deploys 129 business models to empower an outside investor to analyse the internal competitive advantage of companies and sectors. (google.com)
- 64 company business models are scored for competitive advantage. (google.com)
- They are no longer up to date because prices, profit forecasts and business models continually change. (google.com)
- Across media sectors, companies must ramp down traditional offerings, ramp up new revenue streams, and innovate business models. (bcg.com)
- Our objective is to backfill 90% of vacancies arising out of our top 300 leaders of the company worldwide by growing our own internal talent and, if necessary, utilising our in-house hiring expertise to support this. (indiatimes.com)
- The company goal is to have one core MI application with a single support model. (automation.com)
- As part of the acquisition, the Model Answers' highly-specialized staff have joined Parexel's growing Clinical Pharmacology, Modeling and Simulation team, bringing a proven approach to PK/PD modeling and customer collaboration. (parexel.com)
- Altech Environment U.S.A. is a company with a proven record of excellence in the field of Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems or CEMS. (environmental-expert.com)
- Our proven model shows that Broadridge is likely to beat earnings because it has the right combination of two important ingredients. (investopedia.com)