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Collection

The presentation of a negotiable instrument for payment, or the conversion of any accounts receivable into cash.

Collection

The act of receiving payment for goods or services. Collection occurs on the spot in a cash sale, while it may occur some weeks or even months later in a credit sale. See also: Accounts receivable, Collection policy.
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While it is likely that the evaluator will be asked simply to evaluate" a networked information service, some thought should be given to the measures and thus the data collection techniques that might be of special interest to that specific audience.
The solution can be easily adapted to ever-changing data collection and reporting needs (e.
The invivodata solution, which includes DiaryPRO for real-time PRO data collection and SitePRO(TM) for site-based PRO data collection, is based on patented compliance methods that include a proven patient management system that gives researchers and sponsors visibility into study progress and improves trial efficiencies.
QLink software, operating on various models of Palm, Compaq and HP PDA's, is presently being used for both transaction data collection and remote terminal setup and configuration.
Case report forms are widely considered an area ripe for improvement in clinical research as multiple designs and approaches, with varying data collection requirements, create inefficiencies and frustration for site personnel and increase the risk of data transcription errors.
CoreFiling Limited today announced the ReportDirect platform for electronic data collection.
IDEAM CE, when coupled with IDEAM Server, creates a single data collection environment that extends from remote sites to the enterprise," said Tony Ferrara, TEKLYNX data collection product manager.
Data Collector streamlines the financial data collection process and provides controls and tools for accessing and monitoring the data, helping corporate tax departments compile accurate and timely information from a number of sources and applications not handled by ERP systems.
invivodata's SyncPRO(TM) enables patients in clinical trials to easily transfer data collected on commonly used physiological measurement devices to DiaryPRO(TM) and SitePRO(TM), invivodata's electronic handheld and site-based PRO data collection systems.
The MRSI acquisition will give MVL additional full-service research capabilities which are complementary to its current service menu, and will contribute to economies of scale in MVL's data collection businesses.
One author has devoted his entire article to geospatial data collection development.
This integration solution enables iMODULES clients to validate data integrity and integrate the data collection process of its Online Community solution with various data repository solutions including Raiser's Edge(R) from Blackbaud.

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