rate of change


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rate of change

 The amount of change occurring in a interval divided by the timespan
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Rate of change curves are typically calculated for one- month, three-month, and 12-month periods (often noted as 1/12, 3/12, and 12/12, respectively).
So, if you wanted to calculate the 12-month rate of change for July 2013 (see Fig.
Also, it is important to know how to read a rate of change curve.
For interest rates you don't calculate rate of change though.
Costs security and responsiveness are consistently cited as the top issues for IT managers today due to the rapid growth of servers and distributed applications, and an increasing rate of change inherent to these complex environments.
org states: "Having applied the ICH Method successfully in e-government, manufacturing, healthcare, and media domains, the IT community now has a viable means of wading through the hype, complexity, and rate of change of today's e-business market place.
During the recent past, the rate of change in conditions in nearly every marketplace has been accelerating, Mr.
He notes that over the same period the average annual rate of change for the U.
The Index, released today by the TBR, shows a monthly rate of change amounting to 0.
Creating Highly Adaptive IT Architecture: The accelerating rate of change in business cycles and the difficulty in maintaining equivalent rate of change within information systems is causing many IT organizations to fail.