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Working Group

Persons gathered together to solve a common problem or to set a particular goal. For example, a working group may be gathered to set standards for a nascent industry. A working group is expected to complete its task within a certain amount of time, usually with the publication of a paper or report. While working groups are founded as temporary, ad hoc committees, many go on to become semi-permanent bodies.
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The EPA could attend the group's meetings and offer technical assistance to the community, but only if the often acrimonious work group is effective.
Finally, the work group recommended that returns with balance due remittances be required no more frequently than monthly and then on the 20th of the month following activity.
Thus, the HCBS Work Group has added to its areas of interest the question of work incentives for those on the SSI and SSDI rolls, to address their PAS and long-term care needs.
The EDI Audit Approaches Work Group has focused on identifying the issues involved when auditing electronic records and assessing alternative approaches to the audit of such records.
The work group will address issues of backward compatibility for legacy applications, interoperability, reliability, and security - all of which pose unique challenges for the current XML-based communications frameworks.
The DMTF's Telecommunications Work Group will define new management models for devices, networks and services of interest to telecommunications providers -- particularly highly-available components.
Dictaphone is deeply committed to the success of the work group in determining these essential building blocks of the EHR," said Don Fallati, senior vice president of marketing and strategic planning for Dictaphone.
The CellularRAM work group has developed three generations of specifications for high-bandwidth devices ranging in densities of 16 megabit (Mb) to 256Mb.
The initiative of this work group is to ensure image quality standards are in place to prevent financial institutions from any financial or operational risks.
Julian Satran, co-chair of the SNIA OSD Technical Work Group and distinguished engineer at IBM, said: "The OSD 1.
The work group expects to complete its first reviews of the IFX Forum specifications and Web Services in April 2003, and offer its architectural recommendations, implementation guides, samples, and use cases by August 2003.