iterative iterative  /ˈɪ tə ˌreɪ tɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the aspect of the verb that expresses the repetition of an action
  2. (adj) marked by iteration

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • It's an iterative process, with each refinement giving you a cleaner set of data to work with.

News

  1. How Film Accelerator CineCoup Mashed Film and Tech To Create a New Moviemaking Model

    CineCoup brings a startup ethos to the challenging world of independent film. Also: Wolfcop. As much as we’d like to think the industries inhabiting Hollywood and Silicon Valley are melding, the two worlds are governed by different rules. In one, projects can take years to come to life; in the other, being fast and iterative is the Holy Grail. In one, a lot of money needs to be generated up ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. iOS 7 specs versus Android 4.2, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10

    Apple completely rebuilt its iOS interface. Apple's iOS 7 comes out swinging with an overhauled design that reskins practically every element with a gleaming-new interface. From what we've seen so far (including hands-on time with iOS 7 on an iPhone 5), we like the latest 'do. A lot. While some new behaviors go along with the updated apps, iOS 7's changes are more cosmetic and iterative than ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "The most important thing is to be thorough, methodical and iterative," McLaren-Mercedes CEO Martin Whitmarsh said in a team preview. "Although we arrive at a new race track having undertaken a huge amount of research and armed with an...
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Martin Whitmarsh Source: Canada.com

  2. "We are taking an iterative prototyping approach to the implementation to ensure we deliver a system that is of ongoing value to the business," said Ajith Kumar, IT Manager at Great Circle.
    on Feb 18, 2007 By: Ajith Kumar Source: Al-Bawaba

  3. "We're trying to be innovative and iterative with our development," Zuckerberg said at a press conference. "Today, Facebook is very different than it was when we first started."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Mark Zuckerberg Source: New York Times

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