Accession Number : AD0680978

Title :   CRITERION AND INDICATORS OF TECHNO-ECONOMIC EFFECTIVENESS OF INFORMATION UTILIZED IN PLANNING-DESIGN WORK,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Zvezhinskii,S. N.

Report Date : 13 JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : General requirements are formulated for criteria of effectiveness of the information activity. The problem of the correctness of selection of criterion of effectiveness is examined. Four indicators of effectiveness are proposed: raising the scientific-technical level of processing; raising the work productivity of the processor; lowering the cost of processing; reducing the processing time. Formulae are proposed for the quantitative definition of the indicators covered. Examples of calculation are offered.

Descriptors :   (*MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL), TECHNICAL INFORMATION CENTERS, DECISION MAKING, COST EFFECTIVENESS, OPTIMIZATION, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, SEARCH THEORY

Subject Categories : Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE