Definitions for "ProActive "
Acting in anticipation of future problem needs, or change [D03169] Webster
The planning process necessary to achieve success that involves looking ahead and anticipating the long-term to prepare for the future in the present. It addresses not only urgent matters, but also the important, emphasizing the important matters.
To adopt a positive role towards ensuring effective solutions. To anticipate and control events; the opposite of reactive. Probing by auger or coring tool, usually vertically, at the site to determine soil conditions.
( adj.) Being in a state of inaction. Used typically by people who think of themselves as "businesspeople" to project the illusion that they are doing something important and useful, when in fact they are playing Minesweeper. Plays on the common misperception that the prefix pro- means something like "forceful" or "superlative", instead of being the Latin word for "for". Compare pronoun, a word that takes the place of a noun.
The word proactive was originally coined by the psychiatrist Victor Frankl in his book Man's Search for Meaning to describe a person who took responsibility for his or her life, rather than looking for causes in outside circumstances or other people. Much of this theory was formed in Nazi concentration camps where Frankl lost his wife, mother, father and family, but decided that even under the worst circumstances, people can make and find meaning.
ProActive is a Java library for parallel, distributed, and concurrent computing as well as mobility and security in a uniform framework.
Initiating action. A metaprogram distinction.
A proactive mechanism allows the card to initiate a transaction with the mobile equipment. Proactive commands are defined in GSM 11.11 and 11.14 standards.
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descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently; "proactive inhibition"; "proactive interference"
(a) making choices out of a clear space; (b) acting rather than reacting; (c) choosing consciously; (d) acting of essence, truth, authenticity