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Definition of the noun dependability

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noun - plural: dependabilities

  1. the quality of being dependable or reliable


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Google previewHow To Dominate Corporate America (Career Advice From A Boss) (2015)

by Quinn Covington

Dependability is a multifaceted concept with different definitions to different people.

The worst part about dependability is that if you let someone down once, they will always remember it versus all the things you've done correctly, which is ...

Google previewStructural Failure Models for Fault-Tolerant Distributed Computing (2011)

by Timo Warns

Dependability is a fundamental property of computing systems besides, for example, performance and costs.

Dependability is a general concept that subsumes different more specific attributes such as availability, reliability, and integrity.

Google previewThe Handbook of Social Work Research Methods (2010)

by Bruce Thyer

Dependability is the parallel of the positivistic paradigm concept of replicability. The naturalistic paradigm is incongru- entwith the conceptof replicabilityinthat each naturalistic inquiryinvolvesthe influence of the knower and the known on each ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (1997)

Volume 20 - Visual Fidelity: Designing Multimedia Interfaces for Active Learning to Xerox Corporation by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

Dependability is that property of a computing system which allows...

Dependability is an overall property which entails these additional aspects such as safety, reliability, and availability.

Google previewCyberspace Security and Defense: Research Issues (2005)

by Janusz S. Kowalik, Janusz Gorski, Anatoly Sachenko

For our purposes here the following will suffice: Dependability is the ability to avoid failures that are more frequent and more severe than is acceptable, where: A system, operating in some particular environment, may fail in the sense that some ...

Google previewRemarkable Service: A Guide to Winning and Keeping Customers for Servers, Managers, and Restaurant Owners, 3rd Edition (2014)

by The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)

Dependability is a sign of maturity and is a desirable trait for individuals in any profession.

Dependability is a major factor that employers consider in hiring, since guests depend on the server to provide knowledgeable and ...

Google previewDelta-4: A Generic Architecture for Dependable Distributed Computing (2012)

by David Powell

What is essential in the relationship of reliability, safety and security with dependability is that the former are viewpoints of the latter: as such, it is hoped that cross-fertilization will be favored. This is the main reason for the addition of another ...

Google previewUnderstanding Quality (2007)

by Institute of Leadership & Management,

As we've said, dependability is an aspect of quality. If products or services are not dependable, they don't provide the quality that customers demand. This will result in customers buying different products or services, or buying from competitors.

Google previewBuilding Trust (2003)

In Business, Politics, Relationships, and Life by Robert C. Solomon, Fernando Flores

To say that trust is an interpersonal matter and not a matter of mere reliance or dependability means it is the relationship, not the ability of the person who is trusted, that is primary. Competence is the ability to perform as expected, according to ...

Google previewJob Readiness for Health Professionals - E-Book (2014)

Soft Skills Strategies for Success by Elsevier

CROSS CURRENTS WITH OTHER SOFT SKILLS MODELING BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: Dependability is an excellent segue to business etiquette. (pp.

Google previewSecurity-Aware Systems Applications and Software Development Methods (2012)

by Khan, Khaled M.

Dependability refers to the notion of software assurance, that is, the software executes correctly under attack or even can run on a malicious host. Software is trustworthy if it contains little vulnerability, or no malicious logic. Survivability is the ...

Google previewIntelligent Computer Mathematics (2016)

9th International Conference, CICM 2016, Bialystok, Poland, July 25-29, 2016, Proceedings by Michael Kohlhase, Moa Johansson, Bruce Miller, Leonardo de Moura, Frank Tompa

Dependability is an umbrella concept which is evolved from reliability and availability considerations [1]. Many authors describe dependability of a system as a set attributes, such as reliability, maintainability, safety, availability, confidentiality, ...

Google previewReal-time Systems with Transputers (1990)

OUG-13 : Proceedings of the 13th Occam User Group Technical Meeting, 18-20 September 1990, York, England by H. S. M. Zedan

Dependability is that property of a computer ...

Google previewPerformance of Distributed Systems and Integrated Communication Networks (2014)

Proceedings of the IFIP WG 7.3 International Conference on the Performance of Distributed Systems and Integrated Communication Networks, Kyoto, Japan, 10-12 September, 1991 by T. Hasegawa, H. Takagi, Y. Takahashi

Dependability is the performance criterion that describes the degree of certainty with which the function is performed regardless of speed or accuracy but within a given observation interval. Nine generic primary performance parameters are ...

Google previewArchitecting Dependable Systems III (2005)

by Rogério de Lemos, Cristina Gacek, Alexander Romanovsky

Dependability is a function of various system parameters, such as network bandwidth, frequencies of software component interactions, power usage, and so on. Recent studies have shown that the quality of deployment architectures can be ...

Google previewThe Froehlich/Kent Encyclopedia of Telecommunications (1995)

Volume 10 - Introduction to Computer Networking to Methods for Usability Engineering in Equipment Design by Fritz E. Froehlich, Allen Kent

TABLE 3 BISDN Performance Parameters Status Generic Parameters BISDN Network Performance Parameters Primary Access speed Access accuracy Access dependability Information transfer speed Information transfer accuracy ...

Google previewDictionary of Nursing Theory and Research (2010)

Fourth Edition by Bethel Ann Powers, Thomas R. Knapp

Dependability This is a formal document that stipulates the conditions governing the disclosure of protected health information (PHI) by a 'covered entity' (health care plan, provider, or clearinghouse) and restrictions on its use by a researcher ...

Google previewDictionary of Language Testing (1999)

by Alan Davies

d dependability Also agreement 1. In criterion-referenced measurement, refers to the internal dependability of the test as a sampling of the domain of interest. The coefficient, called the domain score dependability index, represents the ...

Google previewLongman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (2013)

by Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

dependability demonstrative n a word (a pronoun or a determiner) which refers to something in terms of whether it is near to or distant from the speaker. The demonstratives in English are: this, that, these, those. For example: You take these ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of System Safety (2011)

Definition of Terms and Concepts by Clifton A. Ericson, II

Dependability is a measure of the degree to which an item is operable and capable of performing its required function at any (random) time during a specified mission profile, given that the item is available at mission start.

Google previewThe Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods: A-L ; Vol. 2, M-Z Index (2008)

If a study design is so unique and specific that it cannot be replicated, the research will have limited impact beyond the context of the study and the dependability of the study design will be affected. An example of this would be interviewing the ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology (2000)

by Philip A. Laplante

Dependability is described in terms of several external attributes of a system, such as safety, security, usability, maintainability, recoverability, availability, and extendibility. Dependability is used only for general descriptions in non- quantitative ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security (2007)

by Quigley, Marian

Consequently, the means to achieve dependability include faultavoidance, fault tolerance, fault removal, and fault forecast. Fault avoidance is achieved through good design in software and hardware. Virtually all security measures can be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Career Development (2006)

by Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, Gerard A. Callanan

Conscientiousness Conscientiousness refers to the cluster of traits relating to prudence, achievement, dependability, persistence, order, and impulse control. Although this dimension has most frequently been called Conscientiousness, it is ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Organizational Communication, 4 Volume Set (2017)

by Craig Scott, Laurie Lewis

Interpretivistic approaches are recognizable in contemporary organizational communication research where there are method based practices that attempt to enhance credibility, dependability, and transferability. Where post-positivistic ...

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God does not begin by asking our ability, only our availability, and if we prove our dependability, He will increase our capability. (Neal A. Maxwell)
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Scrabble value of D2E1P3E1N1D2A1B3I1L1I1T1Y4

The value of this 13-letter word is 22 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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