1. The system used to provide and track supplier’s invoices and payments for services and products.
2. A graphic display of schedule-related information. In the typical bar chart, schedule activities or work breakdown structure components are listed down the left side of the chart, dates are shown across the top, and activity durations are shown as date-placed horizontal bars. See also Gantt chart.
3. A technique of systematically gathering and analyzing quantitative and qualitative information to determine whose interests should be taken into account throughout the project.
4. A correlation chart that uses a regression line to explain or to predict how the change in an independent variable will change a dependent variable.
1. A document issued by the project initiator or sponsor that formally authorizes the existence of a project and provides the project manager with the authority to apply organizational resources to project activities.
2. A factor in the planning process that is considered to be true, real, or certain, without proof or demonstration.
3. A cost, time, quality, technical, or resource value used as a parameter, and which may be included in product specifications. Crossing the threshold should trigger some action, such as generating an exception report.
4. Choosing part of a population of interest for inspection.