Examination of a completed action, Incident, Change, etc. The purpose of the review is to ensure that completion has been achieved to the satisfaction of appropriate stakeholders, identify any lessons learned and feed them into the improvement process.
A method of validation based on examination of an idea (or its deliverable) by a group of the originator's peers. Reviews are useful for refining and optimizing requirements, designs, object models, and documentation before proceeding with implementation of those ideas.
A critical discussion or article, published in a newspaper or magazine, dealing with a recent book, play, concert, etc. To find book reviews, use Book Review Digest in the Reference Room or on GALILEO.
Short article containing both descriptive and evaluative comments on a work, usually published in a journal, newspaper, or magazine. To locate book reviews, use Book Review Digest ( available at I.D. Weeks Library – Research Databases- Book Review Digest (via FirstSearch) ). To locate film reviews, look under the heading "Motion picture reviews--Single works" in the paper Reader's Guide Abstracts ( also available at Wallace Library - Electronic Resources - Reader's Guide Abstracts ).
A review is an evaluation of a publication, such as a movie, video game, musical composition, or book or a piece of hardware like a car, appliance, or computer. In addition to a critical statement, the review's author may assign the work a rating (for instance, one to five stars) to indicate its relative merit. More loosely, an author may review current events or items in the news.
if a candidate believes a mechanical error has been made in the marking of their external assessment material (eg a section of work not marked, the incorrect transfer of grades or marks), he or she can ask for a review. Review requests must be made in writing and within a specified timeframe. Candidates who request a review cannot also request a reconsideration.
a right provided for in the Act respecting income support, employment assistance and social solidarity to request a reexamination of a decision by your local employment centre (CLE) if you are dissatisfied with it
Accounting service that provides some assurance as to the reliability of financial information. In a review, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) does not conduct an examination under Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).
a report of limited assurance stating that the accountant is not aware of any material modifications that need to be made to the financial statements in order for them to conform with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
As part of the commissioning process, books are peer-reviewed by specialists in that area, to assure us that the material is suitable for its market. Authors are invited to suggest potential reviewers, but OUP will have a number of specialist reviewers at hand within each of its subject areas.
a formal verification and validation technique during which a baseline is presented to members of the project management team and the customer organization in order to inform them about the current status of the application, solicit feedback, and seek approval. Contrast with audit, inspection, and walkthrough.
Slightly better than a compilation, a review is an effort by a professional accountant not only to assemble an organizationâ€(tm)s financial records into financial statements, but also to perform some limited analysis to determine if the statements seem to be internally consistent. An accountant performing a review does not test transactions or controls, or give an opinion.
A review is defined as a series of activities whose primary purpose is to provide a retrospective assessment or analysis to assist in making judgements about the appropriateness, safety, quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of care and treatment.
An evaluation of a literary work, work of art, concert etc published in the media (a newspaper, magazine, etc); An entire periodical dedicated to critiquing performances, often of artistic nature (plays, works of art, concert, etc).
The third step in the process for adding content to Urban Forestry South. When a user submits content for consideration, a reviewer determines whether the information is acceptable and then either 'rejects' or 'publishes' the information.
Any activity in which a work product is distributed to reviewers who examine it and give feedback. Different work products will go through different kinds of reviews: the team may do a very thorough, technical review of a software requirements specification, while the vision and scope document will be passed around via e-mail and have higher-level walkthroughs.
an objective evaluation of information necessary for application of the state's presumptive guidelines to determine the appropriateness of the level or amount of the child support order and to determine the medical coverage to meet the child(ren)'s health care needs.
The Local Authority must conduct regular reviews of children looked after. These reviews provide the opportunity to consider progress and any problems and changes in circumstances, and to resolve difficulties, set new goals and plan for the future. They are usually attended by the child, parents, carers and others with significant responsibilities for the child. Inter Agency Service Plans under Section 17 and Child Protection Plans under Section 47 are reviewed within set timescales (depending on priority).
a scheduled opportunity for IT and the business to get together to discuss the SLA reports, any service issues they have experienced, any expectations they may have for future service, and any other service-related topics
A formal process at which an activity or product (for example, code, document) is presented for comment and approval; reviews are conducted for different purposes, such as peer reviews, user reviews, management reviews (usually for approval) or done at a specific milestone, such as phase reviews (usually to report progress).
The concurrent oversight of research on a periodic basis by an IRB. In addition to the at least annual reviews mandated by the federal regulations, reviews may, if deemed appropriate, also be conducted on a continuous or periodic basis [Federal Policy §___.108(e)].
an essential part of their planning, analysis, and decision making process - to question assumptions, suggest new and better approaches, and identify opportunities for reducing implementation time and costs
A review is the basis of FDA's decision to approve an application. It is a comprehensive analysis of clinical trial data and other information prepared by FDA drug application reviewers. A review is divided into sections on medical analysis, chemistry, clinical pharmacology, biopharmaceutics, pharmacology, statistics, and microbiology.
(88) - indicates a review of the published literature that can cover a wide range of subject matter of various levels of completeness or comprehensiveness. The presence of research findings or case reports does not preclude designation as a review.
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To scan ledgers, or transactions to determine the accuracy, appropriateness and reasonableness of an expenditure, budgetary balance, encumbrance or other financial data. This process may include verifying the accuracy of the data to supporting documentation.
A proceeding, provided for by the terms of an order for support that involves the return of a support issue to the court for review, without the need for either spouse to prove a material change of circumstances. A review is thus different from a variation. A review term in a support order will usually direct the timing of the future review. It may attach conditions to be satisfied by one or both of the spouses prior to the scheduled review. It may also direct the issues to be determined and the evidence to be provided at the review. ( See also variation.)