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Issue 5 • Date 21 Sep 1995

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  • Digging for gold [data management]

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):213 - 217
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    The computer age promised to deliver information at the push of a button wherever it was needed. Instead it produces mounds of data, mostly worthless for any given purpose, requiring complex queries to extract relevant information. In the past, businesses failed to solve problems through lack of available data; nowadays the problem is more often too much data. The challenge is to find ways of dist... View full abstract»

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  • A systems approach to ventures

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):195 - 198
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    New ventures are complex, working towards specific overall aims by means of many separate and diverse activities. A system is defined as an organised or connected set of diverse parts, so maybe, by taking a systems-based approach to new ventures it would be possible to achieve consistently successful outcomes. Here, the authors argues that major ventures can only succeed if all parties agree on cl... View full abstract»

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  • Microsensations

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):185 - 188
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    It is no exaggeration to say that all industrial processes-and a good many everyday domestic ones-use measurement at some level and a great many use electronic measurement systems. At the heart of any electronic measurement is a sensor-a device that converts a physical or chemical quantity (e.g. pressure, humidity) into an electrical signal. Here, the author describes how silicon fabrication proce... View full abstract»

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