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workload

an amount of work to be performed within a specific time period.

workload

A generic term for the amount of work performed by a consultant or other professional; workload data must reflect the complexity of the cases analysed.

workload

in general usage, the amount of any type of work to be done, or being done, by a person or group. Used often, but inappropriately, in describing the level of various types of exercise and should be avoided since it has no precise definition or specific units, whereas each type may be properly quantified, e.g. as power output in cycling or treadmill exercise, or as force or tension during isometric contraction. The term 'intensity' has been recommended as preferable when referring to the level of activity during any exercise; it does not imply any particular units of measurement and so can be used with respect to the magnitude of force (in N), of power (in W), of speed (in km.h-1) or to any of these as percentage of maximal.
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Research is needed to address the most effective and efficient workload allocation for nursing faculty.
Looking forward over the next 12 months, expectations for workloads are cautious with 57% more chartered surveyors expecting workloads to fall than rise.
By offering inexpensive specialty processors for the mainframe that run this type of workload, IBM is hoping to encourage more modern workloads to be built for, and run on, the mainframe.
Workload Portability (Double-Take Move): Move workloads between any combination of physical and virtual hardware (P2P, P2V, V2P or V2V) within datacenters for hardware refreshes, or across locations for datacenter migrations and consolidations.
Across the UK, growth in construction workloads fell to the lowest level for more than a decade.
Thompson comparing workload in the online environment at the Penn State World Campus, found similar results in that workload "was comparable to or somewhat less than that for face-to-face courses .
Beyond the acceleration of large-scale computing tasks, grid computing allows for the dynamic assignment of workloads to the most efficient resources for the job, so a large number of tasks run more effectively.
Shifting the workload to the Defense Distribution Center has made a lot of sense.
An increased workload is a challenge for many producers, and many are not handling it effectively," Rosenzweig said.
that HR 1661 provided a good solution to the workload compression problem.
The first task in using the CAP workload recording method to optimize staffing is to determine your workload.