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Analysis of IT Multisourcing Practice in a Telecommunication Company

Mehmet Aydin
2013 Journal of Outsourcing & Organizational Information Management  
This research attempts to examine the notion of benefits and risks for IT multisourcing so as to explore the underpinnings of IT multisourcing practice in the telecommunication industry.  ...  By employing a case study we found that the benefits identified are mainly associated with ability to lower IT costs, improvement of IT service levels and enabling access to specialist vendors for adaptive  ...  Acknowledgement I would like to gratefully thank Erdem Bingöl for his contribution to the early version of this work. His support during the data collection and analysis is greatly appreciated.  ... 
doi:10.5171/2013.302312 fatcat:w3sccidubjff3o44zcemrcf53a

Mapping the Environmental Sustainability Practices in a Garment Manufacturing Unit, A Case Study Analysis to Identify Inhibitors

Nupur Chopra , Manasi Singh Nupur Chopra , Manasi Singh, TJPRC
2019 International Journal of Textile and Fashion Technology  
Content analysis of primary data from field studies, on-site observations and information gathered through interviews with stakeholders was used to identify significant practices adopted and factors hindering  ...  in achieving the sustainability targets The key findings of the study indicated the commitment of top management, reduction in costs and a competitive edge over other companies as drivers for the implementation  ...  Content analysis of primary data from field studies, on-site observations and information gathered through interviews with stakeholders was used to map the significant practices adopted by the company.  ... 
doi:10.24247/ijtftaug20192 fatcat:ttd6uy3ysbhz3hxfx5gmrdyxnq

The Missing Link of Crime Analysis: A Systematic Approach to Testing Competing Hypotheses

M. Townsley, M. Mann, K. Garrett
2011 Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice  
Primary data is information collected and used for a single purpose. An analyst that designs a victimisation survey and uses the results to inform a repeat victimisation policy is using primary data.  ...  A study of inter-rater reliability at each stage would provide insightful empirical data for analyst training and professional development.  ... 
doi:10.1093/police/par023 fatcat:li7oqhlmyre5bdm2rog452xdtm

Exploring Everyday Energy Usage Practices in Australian Households: A Qualitative Analysis

Elizabeth Hobman, Karen Stenner, Elisha Frederiks
2017 Energies  
As part of a telephone survey, a sample of customers (n = 1541) from an Australian energy retailer were asked about their reasons for engaging in specific energy usage practices in one of five household  ...  In recent years, energy conservation research has identified a number of household actions that have the potential to drive significant reductions in carbon emissions in the near-term, without requiring  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Sharon Dane and Zoe Leviston for their valuable comments on a previous version of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en10091332 fatcat:xkrve3yr4fbqzbl5r65lzo623m

Survey on Fragmentation for Deduplication in Backup Storage

2015 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  
Deduplication is process of automatic elimination of duplicate data in a storage system and it is most effective technique to reduce storage costs.  ...  As per literature, need to develop a focused on deduplication reduce the time and storage space.  ...  storage and even in some primary storage for the storage purpose.  ... 
doi:10.21275/v4i12.nov152514 fatcat:pb54qvo7tjdr7npxudf4by53b4

Influencing household energy practices: a critical review of UK smart metering standards and commercial feedback devices

Martin Pullinger, Heather Lovell, Janette Webb
2014 Technology Analysis & Strategic Management  
He has a background in understanding how patterns of work and everyday practices influence carbon footprints, energy and water use in the home, as well as well-being, and how options for changing individual  ...  She has a first degree in geography and has researched and taught social aspects of climate change and energy for the past 15 years.  ...  Data collection, storage and transmission in the home As discussed in Section 3, practice-based feedback implies a requirement for high-resolution energy data.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09537325.2014.977245 fatcat:3waqefdpjzf3hhuyqsp3xllc2u

A Content Analysis Of Sustainability Reporting To Frame The Heterogeneity In Corporate Environment Sustainability Practices

Venkataraman Sankaranarayanan, Sougata Ray
2017 Zenodo  
Through a factor analysis of the coded data, four strategic CES orientations were extracted through the analysis, that effectively straddles most of the variation observed in current CES practices – one  ...  Such a perspective would be meaningful for the field given notable strides in CES practices and the corporate social responsibility agenda over the last two decades, in the backdrop of altered global socio-political  ...  This research had the specific intent of achieving a greater understanding of the heterogeneity among CES practices.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1130294 fatcat:ahgszmsrdfbobhwmpicc72f5yi

Fragmentation Study for Deduplication in cache Backup Storage

M. Sakthivel, Karnajoy Santal, Bhaskar Rao K
2016 International Journal Of Engineering And Computer Science  
Deduplication is process of automatic elimination of duplicate data in storage system and it is most effective technique to reduce storage costs.  ...  As per literature, need to develop a focused on deduplication reduce the time and storage space.  ...  storage and even in some primary storage for the storage purpose.  ... 
doi:10.18535/ijecs/v5i4.11 fatcat:4mzqml2merah3acv2tul427gfu

Prospects for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in the United States and Japan: A general equilibrium analysis

Valerie J. Karplus, Sergey Paltsev, John M. Reilly
2010 Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice  
Sectors that produce PHEV transportation as well as other electric-drive vehicle technologies were added to the MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model as a perfect substitute for internal  ...  The plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) could significantly contribute to reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from personal vehicle transportation in the United States over the next century, depending  ...  The modeling work and analysis presented here provides initial insights into the potential and limitations of the PHEV in the United States, and offers a foundation for future research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tra.2010.04.004 fatcat:naax2oguinfybhanctpyravlv4

Practical considerations for improved reliability and precision during compound specific analysis of δ15N in amino acids using a single combined oxidation-reduction reactor [article]

Philip Riekenberg, Marcel van der Meer, Stefan Schouten
2019 bioRxiv   pre-print
RATIONALE: There has been increased interest in the analysis for δ15N in amino acids to gain simultaneous insight into both trophic relationships and source producers within ecosystems.  ...  METHODS Precision for δ15N in amino acids using the single combined oxidation-reduction reactor is improved across a sequence of analyses if the reactor is oxidized for a substantial period (2 h), immediately  ...  Here we discuss the optimization of the 119 combined oxidation/reduction reactor system for compound specific δ 15 N isotopes and 120 incorporating a few practical changes into the daily sequence of analysis  ... 
doi:10.1101/638098 fatcat:qkcsh5k5qjcvva7dp6mf2rfexy

The risk analysis of levee systems: a comparison of international best practices

R. Tourment, B. Beullac, A. de Leeuw, F. Diermanse, B. Gouldby, M. Wallis, M. Lang, F. Klijn, P. Samuels
2016 E3S Web of Conferences  
flooding of assets in the protected area.  ...  This process, which requires the identification and examination of all the components that determine the risk of flooding in a system, includes different steps.  ...  The process of risk analysis for levee systems may be completed in a multi-phased approach. Each step in the process may use a variety of data, assessment tools and methodologies.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/20160703009 fatcat:cyepxw2kwnfunjq3xyfeshejue

Velocity-Based Storage Assignment in Semi-Automated Storage Systems

Rong Yuan, Tolga Cezik, Stephen C. Graves
2016 Social Science Research Network  
We observe an 8% to 10% reduction in the travel distance with a 2-class or 3-class storage policy, depending on the parameter settings.  ...  To validate the findings, we build a discrete-time simulator with real industry data.  ...  The primary intent of the simulation was to examine the effectiveness of a class-based storage policy in a large scale fulfillment center with real industrial data, in comparison to the actual storage  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2889354 fatcat:kb3zstovuzfwpomucmkz7m7hau

Cost–benefit analysis of flood‐zoning policies: A review of current practice

Paul Hudson, W. J. Wouter Botzen
2019 WIREs Water  
However, conducting a CBA of zoning regulation is complex and comprehensive guidelines of how to do such an analysis are lacking. We offer guidelines for good practice.  ...  In order to assess the costs and benefits of zoning as a climate change adaption strategy, they should be assessed at a societal level in order to account for public good features of flood risk reduction  ...  However, resources for primary data collection may be limited, as was the case in for example, Brouwer and van Ek (2004) and Rose et al. (2007) .  ... 
doi:10.1002/wat2.1387 fatcat:mhrulsckm5fmvnthbw74l3oe6i

A SWOT-Thematic Analysis of Blended Learning Practices at Institute of Teacher Education Malaysia

SIAW NYUK HIONG, YAHYA BIN SEDIK, AGATHA ANAK FRANCIS UMBIT, LIM BOON YANN, LAI KIM LEONG, ANIS ALISYA ABDULLAH
2020 DEStech Transactions on Social Science Education and Human Science  
Data analysis showed that ICT Competency could be a strength as well as threat for lecturers.  ...  A research to study blended learning practices to optimize lecturers' teaching was conducted. A SWOT-Thematic qualitative method was used to collect and analyze qualitative data.  ...  PDPP is a part time pre-service teacher training course for interim teachers teaching in the primary/secondary schools in Sarawak.  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtssehs/icedde2019/33702 fatcat:xsap34rknzc5hobud2psyfjfcq

STORM: An Approach to Database Storage Management in Clustered Storage Environments

Kaushik Dutta, Raju Rangaswami
2007 Seventh IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid '07)  
, and effective decision-making for reconfiguring data layout.  ...  The reconfiguration process is guided by the primary optimization objective of minimizing the total data movement required for the reconfiguration, with the secondary constraints of space and balanced  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by NSF grants IIS-0534530 and HRD-0317692, and a Department of Energy grant No. DE-FG02-06ER25739.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ccgrid.2007.110 dblp:conf/ccgrid/DuttaR07 fatcat:bonkap6b5ngfpc6yh54n3qhx6i
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