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(1) (Electronic Image Stabilization) See image stabilization.

(2) (Executive Information System) An information system that consolidates and summarizes ongoing transactions within the organization. It provides top management with all the information it requires at all times from internal and external sources.

The terms EIS and DSS (decision support system) are often used synonymously; however, an EIS implies more of a war room style graphical interface that overlooks the entire enterprise. A decision support system (DSS) typically provides a spreadsheet style "what if?" analysis capability, often for only one department or one product at a time. LightShip and Forest & Trees are examples of EIS software that popularized the concept. The EIS systems in the 1980s were the progenitors of the business intelligence (BI) software in the 1990s. See decision support system, EII and BI software.

(2) (Enterprise Information Services) The back-end layer where the traditional data processing occurs in an organization, which includes the databases, mainframe and ERP applications.

(3) (EIS International, Inc., Herndon, VA) Founded in Connecticut in 1980 by Robert Jesurum, EIS became a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for call centers worldwide. The firm's call center workstations and predictive dialing software were used in a wide variety of industries, including finance, telecom and cable, publishing and market research. In 2000, EIS became a subsidiary of German-based SER Systeme AG, and in 2002, a management buyout created the independent SER Solutions, Inc. with headquarters in Dulles, VA. Private investment firm The Gores Group acquired SER in early 2006. For more information, visit www.ser.com.
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A detailed analysis of the probable environmental consequences of proposed federal legislation, major federal actions, or large-scale construction making use of federal funds, likely to have significant effects on environmental quality; such a statement is required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. §4321 et seq.).
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Crum (A Coptic Dictionary [Oxford: Clarendon Press], 494a), who identifies parallels, including a strongly Faiyumicizing one using the form esi (Crum, 88b, at eise "hang").
(4.) On the significance of the dais eise in Homer, see Nagy 127-41 and Said.
Ich glaube, dass diss das Eigentum der seltnen Menschen ist, dass sie geben konnen, ohne zu empfangen, dass sie sich auch 'am Eise warmen' konnen.
Many studies have shown that intrinsic motivation has positive consequences for performance and persistence, whereas extrinsic motivation may have negative effects on intrinsic motivation (Deci & Ryan, 1985; Rigby, Deci, Patrick, & Ryan, 1991, see Eise nberger & Cameron, 1996 for a review).
Even if people do not regularly believe in a higher power, they often talk to one during the bargaining stage-please don't let this happen, let something eise happen.
The enormous rows with Hilary vanish, as do Ida Eise, Lois White, Johnny Weeks, Bessie Christie--the teachers at the Elam Art School who are of interest as part of the bohemian life in Auckland in the late 1930s as well as by virtue of being important New Zealand artists.
He has written works that include a trilogy about Friesland's seventeenth-century poet, Gysbert Japiks; a biographical novel about Friesland's eighteenth-century genius astronomer, Eise Eisenga; a novel about Friesland's capital city, Ljouwert; and now a novel about a Frisian island.
The most comon epithet for shield is 'equal everywhere' (pantos' eise), and the almost universally accepted meaning 'round' is surely correct.(51) The shield consists of several layers of ox-hide and an outer facing of bronze.
TWO HUNDRED thirteen years ago Eise Eisinga saw the solar system move on the ceiling of his living room.
Von den Weltpolen, von dem schrecklichen Eise daselbst, und von der zunehmenden Warme, je mehr man sich von ihnen entfernte, wu|Beta~te sie sehr gut Rechenschaft zu geben" (304).
Eise, president of TUV America Inc., joined SPE in 1975.
Hoewel Pretorius ook meld dat afwykings van hierdie eise nie noodwendig lei tot 'n waardeoordeel oor die fiksie nie, is dit duidelik uit die res van sy artikel dat hy tog meer positief oordeel oor romans wat digby hierdie eise hou (en nie die sin kan sien van fiksie wat nie daarby hou nie) en uitdruklik sy irritasie uitspreek met 'n roman soos Ingrid Winterbach se Niggie wat nie daarby hou nie.