FOAK

AcronymDefinition
FOAKFour of a Kind
FOAKFirst of A Kind
FOAKFount of All Knowledge (slang for a know-it-all)
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The resultant approach to product development and delivery was labeled FOAK: First of a Kind.
The following project was selected under the FOAK Nuclear Demonstration Readiness Project pathway:
From the industrial side, the project is part of IBM's First-Of-A-Kind program (FOAK), which engages IBM's scientists with clients to explore and pilot emerging technologies that address real world business problems.
This project is part of IBM's First-Of-A-Kind programme (FOAK), which engages IBM's scientists with clients to explore and pilot emerging technologies that address real world business problems.
Five projects have been chosen for development funding in the second round of the Department for Transports (DfTs) First of a Kind (FOAK) competition, which focuses on innovative schemes that can cut the carbon footprint of the UKs railways part of the governments drive to a cleaner, greener economy which is a key part of its modern Industrial Strategy.
The collaboration with TD Securities is part of the company's First-Of-A-Kind program (FOAK), which engages IBM's scientists with its clients to explore how emerging technologies could solve real world business problems.
IBM's First-of-a-Kind (FOAK) program is an attempt to take a short cut by bringing IBM researchers and clients together in the marketplace to test new technologies on real business problems and growth opportunities.
IBM today announced a First-of-a-Kind (FOAK) engagement with IndusInd Bank, a Mumbai-based, new generation private bank that offers retail, commercial, transactional and electronic banking products and services.
IBM has also adopted the First-of-a-Kind (FOAK) customer collaboration program that encourages interaction with customers to develop products and services where no solutions exist today.
Chorus Ah me lads, ye shud only seen us gannin', We pass'd the foaks upon the road just as they wor stannin'; Thor wes lots o' lads an' lasses there, all wi' smiling faces, Gawn alang the Scotswood Road, to see the Blaydon Races.