Archive for May, 2012
Fishing vessels are chosen as a major test case while other types of ships are also used. Fishinvessels are generally smaller with a unique operating nature and the accidents concerning thesvessels have been overlooked in the past. Most fishing vessels are owner operated and lack thorganisational structure of merchant vessel owners and operators. This leads to the difficulty igathering accident/failure information for a safety analysis.
Since the fishing industry is starveof safety and reliability data, conventional safety and risk assessment techniques may notbreadily applied. The available quantitative techniques require a certain amount of failure data iorder to make a reasonable safety prediction. The novel methods described in this book wiaddress this setback of the traditional methods by integrating within their models the ability thandle vague and uncertain data in an effective manner to produce a reasonably accurate safetassessment.
In 2012 the digital revolution is set to continue with unparalleled levels of users now using the internet to buy products online. It is important that companies have the knowledge and understanding of the values of retail showing online if they are going to succeed in the online market place. The best companies use old and new technologies in combination with traditional marketing data analysis to get the best results for their business. In 2012 there are going to be three big developments in the market, that come in the form of Mobile marketing, display advertising and F commerce. Each one of these technologies offers a new way to interact with your consumer, presenting different methods of driving sales to your website.