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metrics

Management-speak (see there) for quantitative information about a particular activity and its outcomes.

metrics

Managed care A popular term for standards by which the quality of a product, service, or outcome of a particular form of Pt management is evaluated. See TQM.
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* helping researchers identify metrics to enhance their grant applications and progress reports to funders
Just as pharma organizations have endeavored to apply quality metrics to assess, ensure, and continuously improve the quality of their drug manufacturing for the greater good, the U.S.
Implementing a program requires communicating regularly and often with key stakeholders about metrics; keeping metrics updated; using metrics to set targets; and keeping an eye out for people who are gaming the metrics.
Genero believed attributes, methods and relationships among classes all have impact on complexities of UML class diagrams, hence Genero's metrics focus on counting numbers of attributes, methods and relationships among classes and depth of class tree.
(iii) The key point of this paper is that the results of different image processing algorithms and parameter settings can be evaluated under multiple metrics, and the metric values can then be analyzed with data mining to identify the best results.
Aydi: Some coupled fixed point results on partial metric spaces, Internat.
Start by defining your primary metrics -- or the "vital few" -- and your subordinated metrics, which are tracked but not given the same focus.
Schema, knowledgebase and class metrics are defined in (Tartir et al., 2005), (Arshad and Shah, 2007).
AoSecurity metrics are a set of functions that allow CIOs to evaluate their existing security infrastructure and establish a baseline to measure the impact of actions they take on their overall security objectives.
The main advantage of Riemannian geometry was the invariance of the space metric and also the well-developed mathematical apparatus which allowed Einstein to calculate numerous specific effects, unknown or unexplained before (now, they are known as the effects of General Relativity).
As we did the research and interviewed managers inside the sponsoring company it became clear that they had already spent a lot of time and effort thinking about what metrics could be put in place to predict future successes and more importantly, possible problems in their supply chains.