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ABA

ABC

AC

Acceptance

Accountability matrix

Acquisition Plan

Acquisition planning

Acquisition process

Activity

Activity definition

Activity description (AD)

Activity duration

Activity duration estimating

Activity list

Activity sequencing

Actual cost (AC)

Actual cost of work performed (ACWP)

Actual finish date (AF)

Actual start date (AS)

ACV

ACWP

AD

ADM

AF

Affinity diagram

Agile development

Allocated baseline

Alternatives

Alternatives analysis

Alternatives identification

Arrow diagramming method (ADM)

AS

As-built architecture (ABA)

As-built schedule

As-of date

As-performed schedule

Assumptions

Assumptions analysis

At-completion variance (ACV)

Audit

Audit trail

Auditability

Avoidance

BAC

Backward pass

Baseline finish date

Baseline project plan

Baseline schedule

Baseline start date

Baselined requirements

BCA

BCR

BCWP

BCWS

Benefit

Benefit-cost analysis (BCA)

Benefit-cost ratio (BCR)

Bottom-up budget

Bottom-up estimate

Break-even point

Budget at completion (BAC)

Budget costs

Budget estimate

Budgeted cost of work performed (BCWP)

Budgeted cost of work scheduled (BCWS)

Buffer

Burn rate

Business Case

Business risk

Business scope

Buy in

CAP

Capability Maturity Model (CMM)

Capability Maturity Model for Software (SW-CMM)

Capability Maturity Model phases

Cash-flow analysis

CBA

CEA

Certainty-equivalent

Champion

Change

Change control

Change control board

Change control process

Change management

Change Management Plan

Change request

Charter

CMM

CMP

Communication requirements

Communications Plan

Communications planning

Concept of Operations (CONOPS)

Concept Proposal

CONOPS

Constraint

Contingencies

Contingency allowance

Contingency Plan

Contingency planning

Contingency reserve

Contingency/Disaster Recovery Plan

Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)

Control

Control account plan (CAP)

Control gate

Conversion Plan

COO

COOP

Corrective action

Cost

Cost baseline

Cost budgeting

Cost control

Cost estimating

Cost management

Cost of quality

Cost overrun

Cost performance index (CPI)

Cost performance measurement baseline

Cost performance report (CPR)

Cost types

Cost variance (CV)

Cost-benefit analysis (CBA)

Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA)

CPA

CPI

CPM

CPN

CPR

Crashing

Critical activity

Critical path

Critical path analysis (CPA)

Critical path method (CPM)

Critical path network (CPN)

Critical risk

Critical task

Current finish date

Current start date

Current year

Customer acceptance

Customer acceptance criteria

Cutover

CV

CWBS

Cycle time

Cycle-time reduction

DCF

DD

Decision tree

Decomposition

Definitive estimate

Deliverable

Delphi technique

Dependency

Dependency testing

Detailed design

Detailed schedule

Direct costs

Direct labor

Direct materials

Direct overhead

Direct project costs

Discounted net

Disposition Plan

Documentation Plan

DU

Due date (DD)

Dummy activity

Duration (DU)

Duration compression

EAC

Early finish date (EF)

Early start date (ES)

Earned value (EV)

Earned value management (EVM)

ECC

EF

Effort

EMV

End user

Enhancement

ES

Estimate

Estimate at completion (EAC)

Estimate to complete (ETC)

Estimated cost

Estimated cost to complete (ECC)

Estimated final cost

ETC

EV

EVM

Exception Report

Exception reporting

Execution year

Exit criteria

Expected monetary value (EMV)

Expected value

Expense

External risk

External stakeholders

FAC

Fast tracking

FDS

FF

Final design

Final Report

Finish date

Finish-to-finish (FF)

Finish-to-start (FS)

Float

Forecast

Forecast at completion (FAC)

Forward pass

FRD

Free float (FF)

FS

FSP

Functional baseline

Functional decomposition

Functional Design Specification (FDS)

Functional requirements

Functional Requirements Document (FRD)

Functional specification

Functional specification package (FSP)

Functional Test Plan

Gating

GERT

Go/no-go decision

Graphical evaluation and review technique (GERT)

Impact analysis

Implementation Plan

Implementation requirements

Indirect costs

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

Initial concept

Initiation

Initiative

Integrated project team (IPT)

Integration Plan

Interface Control Document

Internal stakeholders

IPT

ITIL

JAD

Job analysis

Joint application development (JAD)

Kickoff meeting

Lag

Late finish date (LF)

Late start date (LS)

Lead

Lean development

Lessons learned

Level of effort (LOE)

Leveling

LF

Life cycle

Life cycle cost

Life cycle management

Life cycle phase

LOE

Logical relationship

LS

Maintenance Plan

Make-or-buy analysis

Management reserve

Mandatory requirement

Master Project Schedule

Milestone

Milestone Schedule

Mitigation

Mitigation strategy

Mixed life-cycle project

Modification

Monitoring

Monte Carlo analysis

Near-critical activity

Needs analysis

Net cash flow

Net present value (NPV)

Net sales revenue

Network analysis

Network diagram

Network path

New project

Nice-to-have requirement

Node

Nominal group technique

Nominal interest rate

Nominal values

Non-functional requirements

Non-technical requirements

NPV

Objective

OBS

Ongoing project

Operational project

Opportunity cost

Order-of-magnitude estimate

Organizational breakdown structure (OBS)

Organizational planning

Other direct costs

Outcome measure

Overhead

Overlap

Pairwise comparison

Path

Path float

Payback period

PC

PDM

PDR

Percent complete (PC)

Performance factor (PF)

Performance goal

Performance measurement

Performance measurement baseline

Performance measures

Performance reporting

Performance requirement

Performance specification

PERT

PERT chart

PF

Phase

Phase gate

Pilot

Pilot study

Planned finish date (PF)

Planned start date (PS)

Planned value (PV)

Planning

PM

PMBOK

PMI

PMO

PMP

Point of contact (POC)

Portfolio

Post-implementation report

Post-implementation review

Post-termination Review Report

Precedence diagramming method (PDM)

Precedence relationship

Predecessor activity

Predecessor task

Preliminary design review (PDR)

Probability and impact matrix

Procurement planning

Product baseline

Product life cycle

Product scope

Program

Program evaluation and review technique (PERT)

Program management

Program management office (PMO)

Program manager

Progress measurement

Project

Project budget

Project Charter

Project communications management

Project cost management

Project deliverable

Project estimating

Project human resources management

Project integration management

Project life cycle

Project management (PM)

Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project management methodologies

Project management office

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project management team

Project manager (PM)

Project milestone

Project network diagram

Project phase

Project Plan

Project plan development

Project plan execution

Project planning

Project procurement management

Project quality management

Project risk management

Project Schedule

Project scope

Project scope management

Project sponsor

Project stakeholder

Project Surveillance Plan (PSP)

Project team

Project Test Plan

Project time management

Project work breakdown structure (PWBS)

Proof of concept

Prototyping

PRS

PS

PSP

PV

PWBS

PWS

Qualitative risk analysis

Quality Assurance Plan

Quality gate

Quality planning

Quality surveillance

Quantitative risk analysis

RAD

RAM

Rapid application development (RAD)

Rational Unified Process (RUP)

RDU

Re-baselining

Records management

Recurring costs

Release candidate

Remaining duration (RDU)

Remaining float (RF)

Requirement

Requirements analysis

Requirements definition

Requirements management

Requirements Specification

Requirements traceability

Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)

Reserve

Residual risk

Resource allocation

Resource leveling

Resource Plan

Resource planning

Resource-limited schedule

Responsibility assignment matrix (RAM)

Responsibility chart

Responsibility matrix

Return

Return on investment (ROI)

Rework

RF

Risk

Risk acceptance

Risk analysis

Risk assessment

Risk averse

Risk category

Risk database

Risk event

Risk identification

Risk management

Risk Management Plan

Risk monitoring and control

Risk Response Plan

Risk response planning

Risk seeking

ROI

Rollout

RTM

RUP

Schedule

Schedule analysis

Schedule baseline

Schedule compression

Schedule control

Schedule development

Schedule estimation

Schedule performance index (SPI)

Schedule variance (SV)

Scheduled finish date (SF)

Scheduled start date (SS)

SCMP

Scope

Scope baseline

Scope change

Scope change control

Scope change management

Scope creep

Scope definition

Scope management

Scope planning

Scrum

SDLC

Security Plan

Security test and evaluation (ST&E)

Sensitivity analysis

SF

SG&A

Sign-off Worksheet

Simulation

Simulation modeling

Slack

SME

Software Configuration Management Plan (SCMP)

Software development plan

Software life cycle

Software Project Management Plan

Software project planning

Software project tracking and oversight

Software Requirements Specification

SPI

Sponsor

SS

ST&E

Stage gate

Stakeholder analysis

Stakeholders

Start date

Start-to-finish (SF)

Start-to-start (SS)

Status Report

Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT)

Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis

Structured walkthrough

Successor activity

Sunk cost

Surveillance

SV

SWOT

SWOT analysis

System design

System Design Document

Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Target completion date (TC)

Target finish date (TF)

Target schedule

Target start date (TS)

Task

Task analysis

TC

Team Charter

Technical performance measurement

Technical requirements

Technical Specification

Test Analysis Report

Test Plan

Test Script

TF

Time management

Toll gate

Top-down budget

Top-down estimate

Total cost

Total float (TF)

Traceability

Traceability Matrix

Training Plan

Transference

Tree diagram

Triggers

Triple constraints

TS

Turnkey

Useful segment/module

User analysis

User Documentation Plan

Users Manual

VAC

Value engineering (VE)

Variance

Variance analysis

Variance at completion (VAC)

VDD

VE

Waterfall model

WBS

Willingness to pay

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Work package

Workload

 

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