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Evaluation of an integrated asset life-cycle management (ALCM) model and assessment of practices in the water utility sector

Mehmood Haffejee, Alan C. Brent
2019 Water S.A  
Amongst the most urgent and important priorities is ageing infrastructure, which has the potential to end in failures with detrimental impacts on local communities and the natural environment.  ...  Although it was found to have relevance, practicability, applicability, and usability, the model still needs rigorous testing amongst other water utilities in South Africa, and in other countries.  ...  contributions and for participating in the study, which led to this technical note.  ... 
doi:10.4314/wsa.v34i2.183651 fatcat:x5u7nek2d5e7vh46ospx7tr3xi

THE ROLE AND UTILITY OF MILITARY POWER

A. Van Driel
2012 Scientia Militaria  
The impact of these threats lies in the will and ability to convert them into deeds.  ...  'There is a risk of a world divided into two different ages and zones .. .' His findings are subsequently summarized.  ...  Within the constellation context, security objectives and a strategy for Southern Africa will in course of time have to be planned and implemented on a regional basis. BIBLIOGRAPHY  ... 
doi:10.5787/11-4-683 fatcat:kpylj4uqsff3vfcyu5dfcbnpru

European community deterrence: its organization, utility, and political feasibility

Charles G. McClintock, Dale J. Hekhuis
1961 Journal of Conflict Resolution  
growth. . . .  ...  -ECD relations, and a lessening of their combined effectiveness.  ... 
doi:10.1177/002200276100500302 fatcat:o6d4bmgfm5ehtgt5epv2pt7xre

Customer and Service Management: Utilizing CRM to Drive Value to the Customer [chapter]

2002 Introduction to e-Supply Chain Management  
The discussion begins by reviewing the role of manufacturing in the "age of e-business."  ...  Chapter 8 is concerned with detailing the elements of logistics management in the Internet Age.  ...  What would be the impact on logistics of the growth of computerized technology?  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420025415-11 fatcat:dhptcodo2jge7dz2by36m53o4a

Obsolescence and modernization in the growth process

Raouf Boucekkine, Fernando del Río, Omar Licandro
2005 Journal of Development Economics  
Under embodiment, long run growth is affected by the following effects: (i) obsolescence costs add to the user cost of capital, reducing the research effort; and (ii) the modernization of capital through  ...  In this paper, an endogenous growth model is built up incorporating Schumpeterian growth and embodied technological progress.  ...  However, by definition of the average age of capital, it is a decreasing function of the growth rate: in a high growth economy, the weight of new equipments is high and the average age of capital is small  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jdeveco.2004.03.004 fatcat:hfdpibjipbe4lei6nw5ztkzczy

AMCIS 2008 Panel Report: Aging Content on the Web: Issues, Implications, and Potential Research Opportunities

Brent Furneaux, Timothy R. Hill, Wayne Smith, Shailaja Venkatsubramanyan, Jingguo Wang, Anne Washington, Paul Witman
2009 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
AGING AND WEB STANDARDS The panel also considered content aging and its relation to the accessibility of information.  ...  One primary issue that arises is the definition of obsolescence.  ...  , multi-layered, media-rich e-learning environments, and digital reality impacts on identity and perception.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.02408 fatcat:6z3gpihxgbc65psfki3dfrgbci

The vintage effect in TFP-growth: An analysis of the age structure of capital

Maury Gittleman, Thijs ten Raa, Edward N. Wolff
2006 Structural Change and Economic Dynamics  
Empirically, the correction of productivity growth for the vintage effect requires an estimate of the obsolescence and depreciation parameters on the basis of age data.  ...  We translate the Bureau of Economic Analysis' age of capital data into a measure of rates of obsolescence.  ...  The largest difference in annual TFP growth is Aging capital and the vintage effect on TFP The effect of the incorporation of the rate of obsolescence on TFP-growth is shown to depend on the aging of  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.strueco.2005.05.002 fatcat:zamkcj3vhjcc3efqfag4qpjx5u

Scientometric engineering: Exploring citation dynamics via arXiv eprints

Keisuke Okamura
2022 Quantitative Science Studies  
We find that the typical growth and obsolescence patterns vary across disciplines, reflecting different publication and communication practices.  ...  Further, we derive a stochastic model consistent with the observed quantitative and temporal characteristics of citation growth and obsolescence.  ...  The views and conclusions contained herein are those of the author and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies or endorsements, either expressed or implied, of any of  ... 
doi:10.1162/qss_a_00174 fatcat:izyi66cn35anvnxzigfy7kt52y

Death of the high street: identification, prevention, reinvention

Cathy Hughes, Cath Jackson
2015 Regional Studies, Regional Science  
Through this, a conceptual model, definition and diagnostic criteria are presented to guide future studies, policy development and the allocation of resources.  ...  markets and submarkets, to individual property-specific factors; and, crucially, the need to disentangle locational obsolescence from other important concepts such as depreciation and functional obsolescence  ...  Acknowledgement The authors wish to acknowledge the joint support of the Investment Property Forum and National Retail Planning Forum for the 2012 scoping study 'Locational obsolescence and retail property  ... 
doi:10.1080/21681376.2015.1016098 fatcat:s2maheqdxzcw7nn4vmlgfmx2yy

An obsolescence management framework for system baseline evolution-Perspectives through the system life cycle

Tom Herald, Dinesh Verma, Caroline Lubert, Robert Cloutier
2009 Systems Engineering  
In essence, the system must adapt to potentially frequent asynchronous obsolescence of its constituent elements, requirements growth (driven by the operational environmental and external constraints such  ...  This paper specifically addresses the impact that system element obsolescence has on a system baseline during the various system life cycle phases and provides a framework for affordable system evolution  ...  When a part is no longer supportable, it directly impacts obsolescence of the system.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sys.20106 fatcat:h4zptqkg7nawjclmfta2efs76m

THE IMPACT OF DROUGHT ON THE NATIONAL ACCOUNTS FOR LIVESTOCK IN SAHELIAN COUNTRIES

Jean Nay, Jean Mathis
1989 The Review of Income and Wealth  
An illustration based upon two countries will be provided: Mali, whose definition of production is related to the SNA livestock production definition and Niger where the concepts are more closely related  ...  tear and obsolescence are not registered in gross flow accounting, but only in net accounts.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1475-4991.1989.tb00590.x fatcat:h3mxvshyprbqxmsivsd7fn5dui

Scientometric engineering: Revealing spatiotemporal citation dynamics via open eprints [article]

Keisuke Okamura
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The revealed spatiotemporal characteristics, including the growth and obsolescence patterns, are shown to vary across disciplines, reflecting the different publication and citation practices.  ...  It can be used to compare the citational impact of individual papers across disciplines and time periods, providing a less biased measure of research impact than those widely used in the literature and  ...  The views and conclusions contained herein are those of the author and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies or endorsements, either expressed or implied, of any of  ... 
arXiv:2106.05027v1 fatcat:raqexyfajrebpfs2gpserppp2m

Patterns of ICT Use among "Senior Technology Experts": The Role of Demographic Variables, Subjective Beliefs and Attitudes [chapter]

Michael Doh, Laura I. Schmidt, Florian Herbolsheimer, Mario Jokisch, Hans-Werner Wahl
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
with ICT, and explore the associations with psychological constructs such as self-efficacy and obsolescence.  ...  Information and communication technologies (ICT) play a substantial role for enhancing participation and autonomy in old age.  ...  For providing media data we thank TNS Deutschland GmbH, and the ARD-Werbung SALES & SERVICES GmbH.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20892-3_18 fatcat:3v6mqa5zzrbj3d7kep2ndkpqxy

Infrastructure Obsolescence and Design Service Life

Andrew C. Lemer
1996 Journal of Infrastructure Systems  
The twin goals of environmental protection and economic growth can both be advanced by rapid obsolescence of capital stocks.’’  ...  Growth in road transportation and highways has similarly overtaken rail.  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)1076-0342(1996)2:4(153) fatcat:cbwnueoifvcjxbqhnziwl2vv2e

Maintenance and investment: Complements or substitutes? A reappraisal

R. Boucekkine, G. Fabbri, F. Gozzi
2010 Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control  
Scrapping is endogenous, and the model allows for a clean distinction between age and usage dependent capital depreciation and obsolescence.  ...  A benchmark AK optimal growth model with maintenance expenditures and endogenous utilization of capital is considered within an explicit vintage capital framework.  ...  age profile for utilization.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jedc.2010.06.007 fatcat:ge2q7dp3hrbixcepopidptodzy
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