SPOF

AcronymDefinition
SPOFSingle Point of Failure
SPOFSociety for the Propagation of the Faith (Catholic Church)
SPOFScience Planning and Operations Facility (ISTP)
SPOFStrategic Plan for Ontario Fisheries (est. 1976; Ministry of Natural Resources; Canada)
SPOFSymmetric Phase Only Filtering
SPOFScreen Printers Open Forum
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(374) For instance, the SPOF Agreement and the SEAFC Convention were implemented after the Fish Stocks Agreement.
Today, concern over "what-if" problems is leading to over-engineering that, rather than reducing risk, may actually create more SPOF. One such example: the growing trend for customers to approve or seek a third-party certification of their suppliers' manufacturing processes.
Everyone wants to produce high-quality product, and every company has its fair share of SPOF. Rather than dwelling on potential failure points, it seems far more productive for companies--and their quality conscience management--to focus on having suppliers that can effectively flex their capabilities, so when--not if--a single point of failure appears, they have the people, skills and flexibility to do what is necessary to mitigate that single point and utilize an alternative process--or processes--in such a way that produces and delivers the quality product they have been entrusted to build the way they best know how to do so.
Electrical power is always a SPOF for the cooling system; if power is lost the cooling system is lost.
* Identifies Single Points of Failure (SPOF) as discovered in the survey process