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Synonyms for backlog

Synonyms for backlog

Synonyms for backlog

an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services)

the large log at the back of a hearth fire

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something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

accumulate and create a backlog

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Simply telling the Health Boards to address the backlog is no longer enough and there has to be an Assembly Government plan of how to improve the estate.
If Los Angeles' leaders decided that the rape-kit backlog was no longer acceptable, Los Angeles could start eliminating the backlog tomorrow.
While most companies have in place reporting systems to track the volumes and turnaround times, at least at a macro level, of most key transactions, for purposes of backlog reductions, the level of detail is in all likelihood significantly higher than what is in place.
If you complete a three-hour job, only three hours is relieved from the backlog, whether it took five hours to complete or only two.
Analyze the data to generate short-and long-term recommendations for reducing--if not eliminating--the deferred maintenance backlog.
The number of jobs in backlog makes a difference as well.
Cooper believes that resolving the vast claims backlog will depend on great leadership.
CEOs need to stop thinking of a backlog as a measure of revenue to come.
Calling upon her 17 years experience of managing a temp agency and paying insurance claims, Rosalind carved out a niche for Backlog by serving the insurance industry.
Then the backlog will be primarily administrative as well.
WASHINGTON -- Associated Builders and Contractors(ABC) today reports its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) rose 4.
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court (SC) has disposed of 272 cases during a week reducing the backlog to 19125 cases.
At the initial claims level, handled by state Disability Determination Services (DDS), a backlog developed in fiscal year 1998 and grew to about 155,000 claims in fiscal year 2006.
ISM's Backlog of Orders Index (not seasonally adjusted) registered 52.
To put it simply, the old method--preparing a list of items in a backlog of deferred maintenance, and bringing it to the senior decision-makers for approval--no longer works.