Systems engineering and program management (SE/PM) constitute a large portion of the acquisition cost of military aircraft and guided weapons systems. The goal of this study was the development of a set of cost-estimating relationships that can be used to estimate the SE/PM cost element for development and
Since the book "Gangrene: Current Concepts and Management Options" had been published in August 2011, certain advancements in the field have been observed and several important multicenter studies have been successfully accomplished. The presented book, second in the series, continues the discussion of many clinical, physiological, immune-and bacteriological, as well as socio-economic aspects of the complex problems pertain to diabetes-associated and non-diabetic gangrene management.
Cost management is the completion of the project management triple constraint of cost, schedule, and scope. Each of these must be completed in order to complete the project on time and on budget and to meet all of the customer’s expectations. In order to meet the cost goals of the project, the project must be completed within the approved budget.
Risk management is a topic on the agenda of an increasing number of organizations
around the world for the last 20 years or so. In fact, due to the large number of
corporate scandals, risk management has become central in the boardrooms of large
enterprises around the world as some stock exchanges in fact demand risk
management in the corporate governance work. Despite this, we have a financial crisis
that abundantly illustrated that risks were not properly understood – also in
corporations that supposedly were conducting risk management....
Tools that help us determine the financial health of a company.
We can compare a company’s financial ratios with its ratios in previous years (trend analysis).
We can compare a company’s financial ratios with those of its industry. Do we have enough liquid assets to meet approaching obligations ?If the average current ratio for the
industry is 2.4, is this good or not?
Semantic Web Technologies provides a comprehensive overview of key semantic knowledge technologies and research. The authors explain (semi-)automatic ontology generation and metadata extraction in depth, along with ontology management and mediation. Further chapters examine how Semantic Web technology is being applied in knowledge management (“Semantic Information Access”) and in the next generation of Web services