A Companion to Roman Architecture (Blackwell Companions to by Roger B. Ulrich, Caroline K. Quenemoen

By Roger B. Ulrich, Caroline K. Quenemoen


A significant other to Roman Architecture offers a complete evaluate of the serious concerns and ways that experience reworked scholarly realizing in fresh many years in a single easy-to-reference volume.

• deals a cross-disciplinary method of Roman structure, spanning know-how, heritage, paintings, politics, and archaeology;
• Brings jointly contributions via best students in architectural history;
• a necessary advisor to fresh scholarship, overlaying new archaeological discoveries, lesser identified constructions, new applied sciences and area and construction;
• comprises broad, updated bibliography and word list of key Roman architectural terms.

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By its very definition, a Re-Architecting process can change the relationships among stakeholders and may change the population of stakeholders as well. Large-scale re-architecting efforts are, therefore, comparable to large scale interventions in a system of systems, where the intervention can change the balance of power among stakeholders, adjust reward systems and reposition alliances, all either as a result of or in conjunction with changes to the underlying application, data and technology infrastructure.

The differences between TIGTA and GAO can be explained by their respective roles. TIGTA is a potential user and beneficiary of the system. As a result, TIGTA may be more aware of the complexity of the situation. The assessment of higher negative as well as higher positive sentiment later in the project progress may reflect what TIGTA has learned over time via its participation. In contrast, the GAO, without the benefit of an operational perspective, may be more swayed by promises for higher efficiencies and payoffs, contributing to higher positive sentiment accompanied by a lower confidence (reflecting its watchdog profile).

However, after a decade of implementation efforts (that is, as of 2009), only 30% of individual income tax returns were processed through this module (Phillips 2009). Contrast this with what the IRS had originally projected: that this module would be completed by 2005. Instead, in 2007, the IRS changed its estimated completion date for this module to 2012 (George 2006); and in 2009, the IRS suspended development of the module (White 2009). The BSM project was conceived in response to the bill, signed into law by then President Clinton on July 22, 1998.

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