window of opportunity


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window of opportunity

Malpractice The time during which treatment has the best chance of preventing permanent injury. See Golden hour, Point of irreversible injury.
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A current example where the window of opportunity should be of particular concern is in the many suppliers that are pursuing low-cost sources in China.
The one-time window of opportunity to protect future income from surprises from the past and obtain prospective GAAP accounting treatment is an opportunity on which many insurance executives are capitalizing.
The match opens a window of opportunity into the fur markets of the world for the entrepreneurial, 1400-member Band.
OffPeak is giving stakeholders a window of opportunity to develop a regional goods movement strategy, including long-term infrastructure solutions.
But if we can intervene and provide treatment to a hearing-impaired baby while the window of opportunity still exists, we can prevent many developmental and learning problems before they start.
There is a small, window of opportunity with lower costs," said Wall Street Rising founder Julie Menin.
In a highly fragmented media environment, Yankee Group finds that video games present a promising window of opportunity as a growing advertising medium.
Rose sees that the window of opportunity for getting into the Hall of Fame, or catching a big-bucks managing job, is closing.
Given the relatively short window of opportunity (generally 2002 to 2004), real estate participants, including owners, landlords, tenants, brokers, investment bankers and speculators must seize the day (Carpe Diem), and immediately set into motion a plan of action to maximize their rightful share of this massive tax giveaway.
However, the window of opportunity for MBMS will be limited, given that dominant handset vendors Nokia and Samsung are aggressively pushing digital broadcast technologies today.
Hopefully, city and county leaders will recognize that the window of opportunity is now wide open for great redevelopment projects in the Valley.
With Mobile TV, MNOs have a 12-18 month window of opportunity, an advantage they better not squander with inadequate pricing and quality of service," comments Nick Holland, Pyramid Research Senior Analyst and author of "Rescuing 3G With Mobile TV: Value Chain, Business Models and Monetizing 3G.