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envision (someone or something) as (someone or something else)

To picture or fantasize about someone or something as being different than it currently is. I'm sorry, but Brian is so shy that I just can't envision him as a news anchor. Try to envision the office as a nursery.
See also: envision, something

envision someone as someone else

 and envision something as something else
to imagine or fantasize someone as someone else; to imagine or fantasize something as something else. I envision her as the next company president. We envisioned this as larger than it turned out to be.
See also: else, envision
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Country: USASector: Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Wholesale/RetailTarget: Envision Pharmaceutical Services Inc, Design Rx, Envision Insurance Company, Envision Medical Solutions Inc, Orchard Pharmaceutical Services Inc , Envision Pharmaceutical Holdings IncBuyer: TPG Capital LP , Other management, James Mindala, Barry Katz, Kevin NagleType: LBO, MBOFinancing: DebtStatus: Closed
Established in 2001, Envision Pharmaceutical Services (EnvisionRxOptions) is a national, full-service pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company.
Envision Student of the Year winner - Alex Pike, Bishop Vesey's Grammar School Alex took on a leadership role within his Envision team who tackled the issue of Homelessness.
ENVISION allows the use of previously dedicated application servers to meet increased performance requirements.
Partners Healthcare, an integrated health care system that offers patients a continuum of coordinated high-quality care, was awarded the Envision Quality Monitoring and Coaching Award for demonstrating excellence in proactively leveraging Envision solutions for coaching and development of employees and integrating them into the lifecycle of their quality program to optimize agent performance and deliver legendary customer experiences.
INTERNET TELEPHONY is proud to grant Envision a 2009 Product of the Year Award for Envision Centricity.
With the current economic pressures facing most organizations, Envision Workforce Management offers a highly affordable and easy to use solution to maximize scheduling and staff management efficiency, all while minimizing overall costs and insuring the consistent delivery of a world-class customer experience," said Rodney Kuhn, Envision CEO.
Technology is the key to the success of any call center so it is my pleasure to recognize Envision for bringing advanced, innovative technologies to market while providing high quality and superior applications," continued Tehrani.
We are extremely gratified to win this award for Envision Centricity, as we believe it highlights the necessity of making the contact center an important source of information and intelligence for the entire enterprise," said Rodney Kuhn, Envision's CEO.
We are pleased to partner with Avatel to help deliver an integrated suite of contact center solutions to their customers," said Rodney Kuhn, Envision CEO.
Envision Centricity provides management with powerful analytics and a consolidated dashboard to gather and aggregate information for proactive, predictive and preventive contact center and enterprise decision-making.
The Envision Performance Suite[TM] has been certified by the Alcatel-Lucent Alliance and Application Partner Program on the following Alcatel-Lucent OmniPCX platforms: OmniPCX Enterprise and OmniTouch Contact Center.
The partnership with Envision is a true win-win," said Anton Arapoff, Diagenix President and CEO.
The 2008 Customer Forum features presentations from Envision customers including Costco Wholesale, Southwest Airlines, Tiffany & Co.
CFI brings the prestige and authority of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) to Envision's solutions," said Rodney Kuhn, CEO, Envision.