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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Failure rate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Failure rate is usually time dependent, and an intuitive corollary is that both rates change over time versus the expected life cycle of a system.
For example, as an automobile grows older, the failure rate in its fifth year of service may be many times greater than its failure rate during its first year of serviceā€”one simply does not expect to replace an exhaust pipe, overhaul the brakes, or have major power plant-transmission problems in a new vehicle.
Failure rates and their projective manifestations are important factors in insurance, business, and regulation practices as well as fundamental to design of safe systems throughout a national or international economy.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Failure-rate   (2071 words)

 Birth Control Guide
Failure rates, based on statistical estimates, are another key factor.
Failure Rates in this chart are based on information from clinical trials submitted to the FDA during product reviews.
Failure Rate (number of pregnancies expected per 100 women per year): Almost 80 percent reduction in risk of pregnancy for a single act of unprotected sex
www.fda.gov /fdac/features/1997/babytabl.html   (2003 words)

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 Restaurant Failure Rate Much Lower Than Commonly Assumed, Study Finds
A longitudinal study of restaurants in Columbus, Ohio found the failure rate for restaurants was 57 to 61 percent for a three year period (1996-1999) – still high, but much more in line with other businesses, said H.G. Parsa, author of the study and associate professor of hospitality management at Ohio State University.
Cumulative failure rate for the three-year period (1996-99) was 59 percent.
Among franchised chains, the failure rate was 57 percent over the three years and among independent restaurants, the rate was 4 percent higher – 61 percent.
researchnews.osu.edu /archive/restfail.htm   (707 words)

 USATODAY.com - Focus on success, not failure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
"Failure usually includes companies that change their name or ownership or a person who is self-employed who moves to employment."
By the way, the "failure" rate wasn't very different between franchised restaurants – 57% — and independent restaurants – 61%.
Now, even though these numbers are much better than the 90% failure rate bandied about on TV, it's not particularly heartening to know that six out of ten restaurants closed in three years.
www.usatoday.com /money/smallbusiness/columnist/abrams/2004-05-06-success_x.htm   (724 words)

 Trainee cop failure rate threatens target - National - smh.com.au
Ms McPherson said that the natural attrition rate of the police service was about 50 officers a month, or 700 a year.
This was partly responsible for the high failure rate, the Opposition police spokesman, Mike Gallacher, said.
A spokesman for the Police Minister, Carl Scully, said the high failure rate was "clear proof that standards have not been lowered at the college.
www.smh.com.au /news/national/trainee-cop-failure-rate-threatens-target/2006/10/16/1160850872601.html   (570 words)

 Study Finds High Failure Rate for Renewable Energy Projects - by James M. Taylor - The Heartland Institute
The study defines failure as "failure to achieve scheduled commercial operations," either because they do not meet their timetable for going online or never go online at all.
According to the report, failure rates varied from 37 percent to 78 percent in projects in northeastern U.S. states such as Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
In Europe, failure rates varied from 67 to 78 percent.
www.heartland.org /Article.cfm?artId=18799   (355 words)

 Reliability Analysis - Failure Rate Analysis CMMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Notice the Failure Rate is expressed in the direction it's headed.
In this example the failure rate is decreasing.
A decreasing failure rate is good but the estimate of a 1 in 3 chance of failure during a 100 hour run is not good and should be explored further (column 4).
www.maintsmart.com /pdfs/gw.asp   (188 words)

 Busitech - Quality Window Software - Glossary
The Failure Rate is the rate at which failures occur in a certain time interval for those devices surviving at the start of the interval.
In other words, the Failure Rate Chart FR(t) is proportional to the derivative (rate of change) of the Cumulative Failure F(t) and the Cumulative Survival R(t) charts.
This chart is valuable since the rate of change can be used to infer the percentage of failures attributable to each mode of failure (i.e.
www.busitech.com /glossary.htm   (2616 words)

 Statistics over IT Failure Rate
Project failure is not defined by objective criteria but by the perception of the respondents.
The cost of these failures and overruns are just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
Alternatively, if you have access to additional statistical data over IT project failure that you would like to share with us, we would be delighted to hear from you.
www.it-cortex.com /Stat_Failure_Rate.htm   (1289 words)

 Abit boards have 'extreme' failure rate
The site describes those failures as "extreme" and lists a long list of boards which have problems.
Those problems are said to include failure to boot, instability, BIOS alarms and others.
The web site appears to suggest that many of the problems are related to capacitors, and is undertaking to fix problems that occur.
www.theinquirer.net /?article=4232   (190 words)

 Poll: CRM Failure Rate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
: Polls : CRM Failure Rate (Dec 2001)
If failure of a software system is defined as any one or combination of significant overbudget, missed deadlines or reduced functionality then I would propose that every major CRM implementation has been a failure.
It provides some surprising insight into the success or failure of large software projects (and it is free at their web site).
www.kdnuggets.com /polls/2001/crm_failure_rate.htm   (145 words)

 Citations: Measurement of failure rate in widely distributed software - Chillarege, Biyani, Rosenthal (ResearchIndex)
Chillarege, S. Biyani, and J. Rosenthal, "Measurement of Failure Rate in Widely Distributed Software," Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Fault Tolerant Computing, Pasadena, CA, July 1995, pp.
....to stabilize, Number of failure replications expected prior to fault removal, Fault activation rate, Percentage of all failures that are critical failures, and the.
At that point, the software failure rate plateaus at a stable level.
citeseer.ist.psu.edu /context/370366/0   (1486 words)

 exida Products : Books - Equipment Failure Rate Data, IEC 61508, SIS Verification, Failure Rate Data etc.
Despite that there are many failure rate sources, irrespective of their applicability for functional safety applications; there are only a very limited amount of failure mode distribution sources.
Getting failure rate and failure mode data was one of the biggest problems when implementing SIF verification calculations.
This information consists of failure rates, failure mode distributions, diagnostic detection capability, and common cause susceptibility.
www.exida.com /products2/books.asp   (728 words)

 Business Failure Rate Index: business failure statistics, business risk assessment, risk management
BizMiner reports business failure rates for more than 16,000 lines of business in 300 US areas.
For failure rates and other national and local trends for any of 17,000 industries, use our Marketing Research Series.
For a reference file of failure rates for 1,048 industries, select the Business Failure Rate Index.
www.bizminer.com /business-failure-business-risk.asp   (145 words)

 NEA: Study Predicts High Failure Rate Under NCLB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
NEA: Study Predicts High Failure Rate Under NCLB
Despite the high failure rate that will occur under NCLB, Massachusetts schools rank at or near the top on the National Assessment of Educational Progress tests, the SATs, college attendance rates, and other measures of achievement.
Nadya Aswad Higgins, executive director of the Massachusetts Elementary School Principals' Association and MassPartners Board member, said, "We support collecting performance data and breaking it out by different groups of students because it is important to shine a spotlight on performance gaps.
www.nea.org /esea/massaypreport05.html   (509 words)

 70% CRM Project Failure Rate | The Ultimate CRM Guide
Doing your CRM Project right is not a trivial matter and should not be underestimated.
More companies than ever are jumping into CRM projects in the face of a large failure rate because they have decided the risks are worth the benefits.
The benefits are certainly significant and with the help of Ultimate CRM Guide, the costs and risks can be greatly reduced.
www.ultimatecrmguide.com /crm-strategy/crm-roi   (253 words)

 VMware Communities: High Failure rate on IBM X366 Server ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
VMware Communities: High Failure rate on IBM X366 Server...
We have close to 40 IBM X366 host Machines running ESX Server 2.5.1 and we are seeing I/O board failure at alarming level.
We are working with IBM to find out why but I thought to pose the questions here to see if any one else is having the same problems.
www.vmware.com /community/thread.jspa?threadID=33633&tstart=0   (592 words)

 CCPS - Failure Rate Data
With the advent of Safety Integrity Levels (SIL) representing the relative reliability of instrumented protection systems in a quasi-quantitative manner, there has been a stirring interest by engineers seeking to understand where quality failure rate data can be obtained.
This paper addresses that issue in the context of the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) initiative regarding operation of an industry Process Equipment Reliability Database (PERD).
The work performed to date regarding instrument loops will demonstrate the overall project, the importance of failure mode definitions and what it takes to obtain high quality trusted data that can be turned into useful information.
www.aiche.org /CCPS/ActiveProjects/PERD/Publications/FailureRate.aspx   (141 words)

 Reliability Prediction Software - Failure Rate Predictions Based on MIL-217, Bellcore, and Other Standards
Reliability Prediction Software - Failure Rate Predictions Based on MIL-217, Bellcore, and Other Standards
The software provides extensive component libraries, failure rate prediction results, plots, print-ready reports and more!
Learn More: Review a brief Product Overview or the full Features Summary.
www.reliasoft.com /predict   (217 words)

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