support function


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support function

[sə′pȯrt ‚fəŋk·shən]
(mathematics)
Relative to a convex body in a real inner product space, a function whose value at a point P is the maximum of the inner product of P and Q for Q in the convex body.
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At the heart of Airbus' Toulouse paint centre are its more than 300 operators and 120 support function members -- who work together in harmony across the facility's 13 separate paint halls to apply the special colour schemes and logos on more than 350 jetliners delivered each year.
Managed service solutions could play a role here; where some or all of the support function is effectively outsourced to a third-party specialist for remote management.
APHSA, in collaboration with leading professionals from public and private organizations and universities with extensive experience in the training and human service fields, developed two products to advance this dialogue between agency leaders and support function heads:
The new support function, named the i-Zone, will be managed by the university's Integrated Support Services team, with technical assistance from Corporate Information Services, and will combine second line support functions including registry, student accommodation, student finance, library services, computer services, the international office and student support and guidance.
That panel can be tested only using the DSESTS with the common support function module (CSFM) using DSPS 32.1 software.
Campbell and Smith relied on their combined experiences and input from Information Management and Support function experts to develop scenarios that tested and strengthened the 599th's ability to respond to logistical and communications challenges.
Application Healthcheck looks for problems in the organisation and effectiveness of the support function, the responsiveness to change, the quality of the source code, documentation and other materials as well as the choice of business processes.
This position is responsible for the management of more than one major support function of the organization.
Their long-term careers are still influenced and directed by the support function leadership, while near term their solid-line relationship is to the business or division they support.
As Iberia Cargo's GSSA, Air Logistics Group will provide full sales, customer service and support function for the airline's operations.
According to Impatex the remote support function can be used by the customer's own IT staff to help colleagues on their network, while Impatex can invite customer staff to join a support session online, free of charge.

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