Pages Per Minute. The maximum speed of the printer's marking engine as rated by the manufacturer.
abbreviation for parts per million, eg 0.01 % = 100 ppm.
Parts per million. A measurement of concentration such as 1 µg per gram.
Page Per Minute
Modulation method used by modems and DSL equipment. The signal modulates or alters the location of a pulse in the carrier. The carrier is a stream of pulses.
Pulse Position Modulation. It's a form of phase modulation for a pulse train carrier, where the position of the pulses depends on the baseband signal's amplitude.
Pulse Position Modulation. An improper term for PWM, in RC terminology
Pulse Position Modulation. (Modulación por Posición de Impulsos.)
see Private placement memorandum.
Private placement memorandum. a document explaining the details of an investment to potential investors. For example, a private equity fund will issue a PPM when it is raising capital from institutional investors. Also, a startup may issue a PPM when it needs growth capital. Also known as "Offering Memorandum."
Private Placement Memorandum...from the vocabulary of the Fast Track.
Private Placement Memorandum. This refers to any type of offering of securities to any number of private accredited investors. It lays out all the details of an investment opportunity for the prospective client.
A strategy for oversight of a portfolio of related or interdependent projects, with the intent of limiting duplicate work efforts and leveraging decision making and skills across projects. PPM takes a holistic view of projects and their relationships, and focuses on the potential for project benefits to be leveraged across the enterprise. PPM tools, which support this strategy, are high-end, multiproject management tools with:• Resource profiling and allocation capability• Integrated time reporting• Executive information reporting (such as "red light" and "green light" status)• Project accounting interfaces
Product Portfolio Managers oversee all the product managers in their functional area. A director of LIS.
Project Portfolio Management. Also Periodic Preventative Maintenance.
Port Policy Management.
(Physician Practice Management) Firm: A firm that purchases physicians' practices in exchange for a percentage of the gross receivables. The PPM leases the office back to the physician or employs the physician on a salaried basis. The PPM then contracts with area MCOs.
Physician Practice Management. Refers to companies that purchase physician practices and networks to negotiate with managed care organizations. These companies will also manage administrative functions such as billing.
Personal Patient Monitor
Physician Protocol Monitor
Portable PixelMap (filename extension).
Portable People Meter
Portable Pixmap Utilities. A format used in color bitmap file conversion.
PBM Portable Pixelmap Graphic
policy premium method. A type of prospective gross level-premium reserve valuation method that is used by insurers in Canada. See gross reserve valuation method and prospective reserve valuation method.
Processes and Production Methods
See policy premium method.
Another graphics file format.
GRAPHIC No info
A graphic file format that is easily converted to more popular formats (e.g., GIF & JPEG).