building-block approach

building-block approach

[′bild·iŋ ‚bläk ə‚prōch]
(industrial engineering)
A technique for development of a set of standard data by creating fixed groups or modules of work elements that may be added together to obtain time values for elements and entire operations.
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Using a building-block approach, this STEM education-based product enables learning through play, protects the eyes as it is screen-free, and has no prerequisite for literacy.
For insurers that own a bank or a thrift, the Fed proposes a building-block approach. With this method, capital requirements at each regulated subsidiary (e.g., insurer, bank or thrift) would generally be determined using the regulatory capital rules (including risk-based capital rules) already applied to that subsidiary by the relevant regulator, which in the case of an insurer could be a state or non-U.S.
The process starts in the training season where new demonstration pilots are trained in a familiar building-block approach wherein they decrease altitude and separation minimums as they demonstrate proficiency.
The idea of the QCF, when our predecessor body introduced it back in 2008, was to bring in a building-block approach to learning.
At times, however, our common-sense, building-block approach gets drowned out by the Washington establishment.
Orsi's Between Heaven and Earth: The Religious Worlds People Make and the Scholars who Study Them (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005), or Ann Taves's Religious Experience Reconsidered: A Building-Block Approach to the Study of Religion and Other Special Things (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009).
However, van Schewick's meticulous and clear building-block approach permits readers with a limited technical background to understand the rules and debates about one of the most critical elements of global interaction.
The company uses a building-block approach for structured testing, which reported ensures a high quality in IT applications.
"That growing gap could stifle innovation so we are driving an industry-wide ecosystem where we create more of a building-block approach, or more of a platform-based design approach, where there is more reuse."
The system architecture is modular, providing a building-block approach for easy customization," said Laurence Derose, founder of the Beverly, Mass.-based firm.
This integrated, building-block approach to adult learning and big-picture focus offers a cost-effective solution to the problem.
The implementation has resulted in improved efficiency and manageability and increased data security for Bharat Forge as the solution utilizing a scalable building-block approach which can deliver applications to any device in any workplace environment.

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