Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of reengineer.
  • n. The application of technology and management science to the modification of existing systems, organizations, processes and products in order to make them more effective, efficient and responsive.

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Examples

  • Today, reengineering is a continual process for us, not a project.

    Leadership at American Express in Uncertain Times

  • You can explain to somebody the difference between "reengineering"

    January 20th, 2006

  • With that other business buzz word (the dreaded "reengineering") still making the rounds at U.S. companies, benchmarking is a practice that every purchaser will want to review again.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • He notes that this "reengineering" is already possible because "the technologies are already available from public and private sources," and explicitly calls for a merger of the NSA with private industry to create a sprawling, omnipotent network for monitoring the Internet:

    Politics

  • Another unique deal was a global publisher and information provider where we are going to commence with FMA, but are looking at many other areas of growth such as reengineering, analytic and IGO.

    pfblogs.org: The Ad-Free Personal Finance Blogs Aggregator

  • "reengineering" swept through the nation's boardrooms and business operations leaving in its wake a purchasing function that is -- well -- not very different from before, at least for many companies., author Ben Laaper, director of materials & purchasing for Accuride Corporation in Henderson, Ky., examines the traditional procurement process and all its bureaucratic trappings.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • The commitment and flexibility of our civil servants aligned with the Office†™ s belief and investment in its people has created a team of over 100 IT Professionals working on the Offices†™ Statistical Computing Projects such as reengineering the UK National Accounting systems, delivering the new Statistics Hub web presence and new migration systems. "

    PublicTechnology.net

  • They're reengineering their bodies and environments to make it possible for human societies to spread far beyond Earth.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • As the threat of global warming grows more urgent, a few scientists are considering radical — and possibly extremely dangerous — schemes for reengineering the climate by brute force.

    Re-Engineering the Earth

  • Overall reengineering initiatives will generate additional charges of $60 million to $80 million in 2011, but will deliver annualized savings of about $70 million in 2012.

    American Express Charges Ahead With Job Cuts, American Airlines Descends After Earnings

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