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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
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.
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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