operations researchmedical dictionary

A group of techniques developed to apply scientific methods and tools to solve the problems of decision making in complex organizations and systems. Operations research searches for optimal solutions in situations of conflicting goals and makes use of mathematical models from which solutions for actual problems may be derived.

(12 Dec 1998)

operations support techniciancomputing dictionary

<job> A person who analyses and supports computer operations by controlling production applications, monitoring system resources and response time and providing first-line support for operational problems.

(01 Sep 2004)