Function
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Function
Function: service, process, capability, or operation performed by an entity, asset, system, network, or geographic area
Function

Function: Function refers to the five major activities in ICS: Command, Operations, Planning, Logistics, and Finance/Administration. The term function is also used when describing the activity involved, e.g., the planning function. A sixth function, Intelligence, may be established, if required, to meet incident management needs.

Function

Function - The ‘function’ of the item is the action or actions it is designed to perform. For software, the ‘function’ means the action or actions it performs directly to an item subject to the EAR or as a stand-alone application.

Function

In general, an operation performed on or by a typewriter during use of the typewriter for typing. As used by the typewriter industry, however, the term gfunctionh is limited to an operation other than (a) impressing a type-member* against a record-medium* to imprint a character* (which thereby concurrently effects a character-space*), or (b) effecting a word-space*. Examples of typewriter operations considered by the industry to be functions are: backspace, carriage return, case-shift*, tabular stopping, line-space*, ribbon feed, and similar typewriter movements.

Function

Within the context of the AEA framework, a synonym for activity.

Function

A specific set of skills and resources that can be used to perform one or more activities that make up a postal process. Usually, several functions are associated with a single process.

Function

The action or actions an item is designed to perform.

Function
"Function" means an activity, assignment or set of operations.
Function

In ICS, function refers to the five major activities, command, operations, planning, logistics and finance/administration.

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Function has been defined 25 different ways in documents like Risk Steering Committee DHS Risk Lexicon 2010 Edition, Incident Command System Training, Specially Designed Decision Tool, and 7 more.

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