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SYSTEM SAFETY

The state of a system that is free from any risk of self damage or injury to people and property.

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SYSTEM SECURITY

Controlling the accessibility of the resources of a computer systems files and data.

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SYSTEM TESTING

Process where a series of tests are performed on a system in order to explore its functionality and to identify any problems.

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SYSTEMATIC

A methodical and repeatable procedure. Do not confuse with systemic meaning system wide.

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SYSTEMATIC APPROACH

The approach that is methodical, repeatable and able to be learned by a step-by-step procedure.

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SYSTEMATIC INVESTMENT PLAN

Setting up regular deposits of funds into set investments allowing an investor to buy shares at different prices and averaging the whole cost over time.

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SYSTEMIC

System wide effect of a group or system as a whole instead of individual member parts.

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SYSTEMIC ERROR

Error affecting all items comprising the group in a similar manner and magnitude. They are caused by a flaw in the system and occur in the same direction and don't cancel each other eat. Also known as constant error.

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SYSTEMIC POISON

A toxic substance effecting not one but all parts of a body and systems to varying degrees. Also called systemic toxicant.

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SYSTEMIC RISK

1. General. Probability of failure or loss common to all group members or the whole system. 2. Investing and trading. Probable loss common to all investment and business opportunities that are inherent in all market dealings.

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SYSTEMIC VALUE

A judgment allowing 2 possibilities that are 'either or' such as yes/no, right/wrong etc.

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SYSTEMS ANALYSIS (SA)

1. General methodology applying a 'holistic' or 'systems' perspective by taking every aspect into account. 2. Narrow sense, analysis of future and current roles of a proposed computer system for a business.

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SYSTEMS AND PRACTICES

Standard methods, activities and procedures that are established to take care of day-to-day or frequent events that depend on relevance and usefulness.

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SYSTEMS APPROACH

The thinking in management emphasizing the interdependence and interactive nature associated with elements in and external to the organization.

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SYSTEMS SELLING

A strategy in sales where interlocking goods and integrated services being offered in the place of independent and isolated items.

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SYSTEMS SOFTWARE

The utility programs and operating system that is needed to maintain and run a computer system.

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SYSTEMS THINKING (ST)

Practice taking a holistic view of complex phenomenon or events caused by a myriad of independent, isolated and often unpredicted forces and factors. All events are viewed as 'wholes' that interact according to system principles in patterns called system archetypes.

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SZEMEND

In old English law. An umpire, or arbitrator. Ssepe constitutnm est, res inter alios judicatas aliis non prsejndicare. It has often been settled that matters adjudged be tween others ought not to prejudice those who were not parties. Dig. 42, 1, 03. Ssepe viatorem nova, non vetus, orbita fallit. 4 Inst. 34. A new road, not an old one, often deceives the traveler. Ssepenumero nbi proprietas verborum attenditnr, sensus veritatis amittitur. Oftentimes where the propriety of words is attended to, the true sense is lost Branch, Princ.; 7 Coke, 27.

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