maturity index

maturity index

[mə′chu̇r·əd·ē ‚in‚deks]
(geology)
A measure of the progress of a clastic sediment in the direction of chemical or mineralogic stability; for example, a high ratio of quartz + cherts to feldspar + rock fragments indicates a highly mature sediment.
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Aon, a leading global professional services firm, in collaboration with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, released its fifth edition of the Aon Risk Maturity Index Insight Report.
Our research, which covered respondents from 10 vertical groups, tried to assess their respective progress in the AI journey with the help of a maturity index that is depicted in Figure 1.
com)-- Zenius Corporation has developed a Grants Management Maturity Index (GMMI) that allows agencies to assess how they stack up in terms of the overall health of their grants system/Line of Business.
For the model equations: Yt is body weight at time t, a is asymptote or mature body weight, b is scale parameter, k is maturity index, m is inflection parameter which determine function shape, e is the base of natural logarithm, and e is error term.
In the case of cape gooseberry, the maturity index most used by growers and traders is the visual determination by calyx color that matches the fruit coloration.
The oocyte 1/L ratio can be a relevant maturity index, because oocytes are elongated at the beginning of their development and become rounder during their growth (Norton & Jones 1992).
The Maturity Index should, for example, rate the following: the extent of corporate governance in the firm; management depth and independence; quality of staff; financial discipline and transparency; quality of processes, checks and balances; business continuity processes and succession planning; and cross-sell opportunities.
The destructive measurements included peel resistance to puncturing, thickness of the peel, pulp color, soluble solids, titratable acidity, pH, maturity index, ascorbic acid, and total soluble sugars.
In 2011, in response to these pressures, Aon plc collaborated with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to launch the Aon Risk Maturity Index, an online questionnaire that assesses, benchmarks, and tracks the development of different organizations' risk management frameworks over time.
Aon categorized the companies into its Risk Maturity Index, where they were rated on a scale of 1-5.
Rockwell Automation today announced the Safety Maturity Index (SMI) tool, a self-guided assessment that gives manufacturers visibility into the effectiveness of their safety programmes and the ability to optimise plant performance.