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backlog

[′bak‚läg]
(industrial engineering)
An accumulation of orders promising future work and profit.
An accumulation of unprocessed materials or unperformed tasks.
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A National Forensic DNA Study Report in late 2003 found a backlog of about 150,000 such cases across the country.
Once the issue is clarified for all staff, the next two steps--separation and simplification--work hand-in-hand to increase productivity and rapidly address the growing backlog of transactions.
If backlog becomes excessive--an overflowing bucket--you'll find that you can't do all the requested work.
Once we understood the deferred maintenance backlog, it gave us the opportunity to determine investment priorities.
Cooper believes that resolving the vast claims backlog will depend on great leadership.
CEOs need to stop thinking of a backlog as a measure of revenue to come.
I was really the story of Mike and a very well-run DP/MIS shop with a four-year backlog, with complaints of unresponsiveness, and with executives skepticism to the point where a task force was looking into the payoff of IS.
The West registered the largest quarterly gain among the four regions, with construction backlog rising from 6.
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry also constituted various Benches at the principal seat, Islamabad and at Branch Registries Lahore and Karachi to expedite the case hearings and clear the backlog.
The backlog on 12th April 2013 remains 19092 cases.
With the broader economy having been in a slow recovery for roughly three quarters, and with the stimulus package still having an impact, the hope had been that some signs of backlog stability would be apparent by now.
At the initial claims level, handled by state Disability Determination Services (DDS), a backlog developed in fiscal year 1998 and grew to about 155,000 claims in fiscal year 2006.