Small/medium sized enterprise. For SME Exploratory Awards, enterprises will be eligible if they satisfy simultaneously the following three criteria: has no more than 500 employees has an annual turnover of not more than 50 million ECUs is no more than one third owned by an organisation that does not satisfy the first two criteria, unless it is a financial investor such as a bank or venture capitalist
Subject Matter Expert. A person who can perform a job or a selected group of tasks to standards. Her experience and knowledge of the job designates her as a technical expert. She must know what is critical to the performance of the task and what is nice-to-know. She must have recent job experience, otherwise, her knowledge of the task may be outdated by new procedures or equipment.
Defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS catalogue 8141) as: a micro business, employing fewer than five people other small businesses, employing five or more, but fewer than 20 people a medium business, employing 20 or more people but fewer than 200. A separate definition exists for SMEs in the information technology sector, with the recently released 'ICT procurement arrangements to assist SMEs'. See http://www.dcita.gov.au/ict/procurement_and_industry_development/SME_participation_in_major_Australian_Government_ICT_procurement
Small and Medium Size Enterprises (as per the Cyprus legislature definition): Small company a company that: (a) employs less than fifty employees, (b) has an annual turnover that does not exceed the limit of 2,5 million CYP and (c) has a total balance sheet that does not exceed the limit of 2,9 million CYP. Medium company is a company that: (a) employs less than 250 employees, (b) has an annual turnover that does not exceed the limit of 23 million CYP and (c) has a total balance sheet that does not exceed the limit of 15,5 million CYP. Sole Proprietorship: An unincorporated business owned by one person.
Small to Medium Sized Enterprise. A stipulation of the European Regional Development Fund Grant is that potential beneficiaries are, amongst other things a Small to Medium Sized Enterprise. SME's are companies that employ less than 250 people, have a turn over of less than â‚¬50 million (or a balance sheet total of less than â‚¬43 million), and not more than 25% owned by a non-SME.
In European Union terms this is defined as an enterprise which has less than 250 employees, is less than 25 per cent owned by large companies, and has a total turnover of less than 40 MECU or annual balance sheet of less than 27 MECU. This definition dates from 1996, and replaces and earlier definition that included enterprises less than 500 employees. It includes medium, small (less than 50 employees) and micro-enterprises (less than 10 employees).
Subject Matter Expert. A Subject Matter Expert plays a critical role in defining business needs and software functionality. A Subject Matter Expert (SME) has special, in-depth knowledge of a business area.
Subject Matter Expert. The member of a project team who is most knowledgeable about the content being instructed upon. Frequently, the SME is an expert contracted or assigned by an organization to consult on the training being created.
not a character from Peter Pan but an abbreviation fror Small and Mediam (sized) Enterprise(s). SME's are defined by the European Commission as independent enterprises that have fewer than 250 employees, and an annual turnover not exceeding €40/£25 million
ecurity anagement ntity. Responsible for exchanging and updating encryption keys, encrypting and decrypting the contents of acknowledged frames and exchanging authentication data between the M-ES and the MD-IS.