optimize optimize  /ˈɑp tə ˌmaɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make optimal; get the most out of; use best
  2. (v) modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost
  3. (v) act as an optimist and take a sunny view of the world

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sample WorldChanging post: A new energy ecosystem is emerging that connects smart, green buildings with a smart, green grid to optimize energy flows.
  2. I know how to optimize it and how to take risks to maximize it.
  3. So, the 21st century conscious business is trying to optimize the business system.

News

  1. NC Programming Software offers option for turbo machinery.

    Designed to optimize efficiency of part programming and machine run time, GibbsCAM 2013 includes 5-Axis MultiBlade option, which targets machining of turbo machinery parts, and simplifies programming of impellers, blisks, and blings. Five-Axis Porting option provides specialized functionality for machining of hollow shapes that have significantly different shapes or sizes at each open end, or ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Pixmania Increases its Conversion Rates by an Average of 6% on its Strategic Website Pages with Webtrends Optimize

    LONDON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Webtrends Optimize helps Pixmania strengthen its position among the leading high-tech e-commerce brands, increasing the sales of its 15 online retail sites in Europe ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Web Experience Management Software helps optimize online sales.

    Providing targeted, responsive experience across omni-channel touch points, multiple languages and devices, OpenText WEM helps optimize online sales and customer loyalty. Intuitive design interface based on HTML5 encourages business users to create web presence that draws on images, video, text, and documents following principles of responsive design. With flexible segmentation and targeting ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. CEO and Chairman Howard Schultz stated "By reducing the number of openings, we expect to optimize our resources and potentially reduce cannibalization of our existing stores."
    on Jan 31, 2008 By: Howard Schultz Source: E Canada Now

  2. "The Gillett family has retained the services of financial advisers to assess various strategic alternatives to optimize the value of its corporate assets," team president Pierre Boivin said in a statement on Monday. "In Canada, the family...
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Pierre Boivin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We are issuing common equity at this time as we continue to optimize our capital structure," said Gary Crittenden, Chief Financial Officer of Citigroup. "We're pleased with the strong interest we have already received regarding this...
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Gary Crittenden Source: International Business Times

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