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application of number

application of number  

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One of the original six key skills which General National Vocational Qualification students were required to demonstrate, and one of the three which were formally assessed, the other two being ...
business process re-engineering

business process re-engineering  

(BPR);An approach to the restructuring of organizations that seeks to introduce a fundamental and radical reassessment of the organizational processes. Rather than adjusting or improving on existing ...
convergence

convergence  

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The general trend in which computers, telecommunications, and the broadcast media have become increasingly interdependent and have assumed similar functions for many business and other purposes. See ...
currency

currency  

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1 A qualification, or credits towards a qualification, are said to have currency if they are generally recognized and accepted.2 In assessment, and particularly the assessment of skills, the currency ...
customer processing technology

customer processing technology  

The technology that either provides the immediate interface between an organization and its customers (e.g. a bank automated teller machine) or facilitates human interaction with customers. Direct ...
delayering

delayering  

The removal of layers of middle management (usually) from organizational structures, in order to bring an organization closer to the customer and generally to be more flexible and responsive. The ...
Economic Commission for Africa

Economic Commission for Africa  

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Created by the United Nations General Assembly in 1958, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) currently serves fifty-three countries. As with its European, Asian, and Latin American counterparts, ...
e-learning

e-learning  

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Is the acquisition of competencies, knowledge, and skills through electronic media, such as the Internet or a company Intranet. [See computer-assisted instruction, learndirect, online learning, and ...
Electronics Industry

Electronics Industry  

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The electronics industry consists of two main sectors: components (vacuum tubes, semiconductors, connectors, and so on) and equipment (computers, audio and video, television, and the like). The ...
EUREKA

EUREKA  

A European program of development in a wide range of technologies including information technology (IT). The projects are collaborative with at least two different companies from different countries ...
indirect relationships

indirect relationships  

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*Impersonal, institutional relationships between people, mediated by bureaucracies, organizations, markets, corporations, and technological systems (especially information technology). The ...
Individual Learning Account

Individual Learning Account  

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(ILA)Under the terms of the Education and Training (Scotland) Bill, ILAs were presented as a strategy to promote lifelong learning. Introduced in October 2000, they were designed to encourage people ...
infopreneurial industry

infopreneurial industry  

The manufacture and sale of electronic office and factory equipment for the distribution of information. See information technology.
information

information  

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Data that have been transformed through analysis and interpretation into a form which is useful for drawing conclusions and making decisions. See also management information.
information and communication technology

information and communication technology  

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An umbrella term for all of the various media employed in communicating information: for example, in an educational context ICT may include computers, the internet, television broadcasts, and even ...
information Management

information Management  

The administration, use, and transmission of information and the use of theories and methods of information science to create, modify, or improve systems for handling information. See also knowledge ...
information society

information society  

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A concept that responds to the expansion and ubiquity of information. The term has been in use since the 1970s, but has gained in popularity and is now widely used in social and political policy. ...
Information Technology and Peace Activism

Information Technology and Peace Activism  

Since the late 1980s, the Internet has played an ever-increasing role in political activity. Protesters use the Internet in two main ways: as a tool for information and communication and as a medium ...
information theory

information theory  

The area of mathematics concerned with the transmission and processing of information, especially concerned with methods of coding, decoding, storage and retrieval and evaluating likelihoods of ...
informatization

informatization  

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See also information economy; information society; knowledge economy; knowledge industries; post-industrialism.1. Broadly, an increasing flow or diffusion of information throughout a social system.2. ...

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