Terms: c Terminology index
The terminology developed during the PLCS project has been included "as is".
A number of the terms are still in Draft

The terms defined in the terminology dictionary and in the Business DEXs.

  Definition: A description of how EXPRESS entities are used to represent a given concept (a specific "functionality" or "capability"). It provides guidance and rules on what Entities should be used to represent a given concept, how the entities should be related, and what Reference DataReference Data is the collection of class definitions representing a concept used to specialize entities of the information model, to make the use of them semantically more precise. The classes are defined external to the information model and any data exchange file, and the term "External Reference Data" is therefore a synonym. should be used. As well as general guidance, a set of Templates are defined within a Capability to provide precise specifications of which Entities should be instantiated to represent identified concepts.  

[1] DEXlib definitions, .

  Version: 1.0  
  Status: in_business_review  
configuration change management
  Definition: The configuration management activity that ensures that changes to product configuration information are properly identified, recorded, evaluated, approved, incorporated, and verified.

NOTE    The configuration change management activity applies to:

  • Applicable configurations of a product
  • Supporting and interfacing products
  • Associated product and support configuration information

Abbreviation: CCM

  Synonyms: CCM  

[1] PLCS terminology dictionary, 2000.

  Version: 3.1  
  Status: complete  
configuration management
  Definition: The activity that establishes and maintains consistency of a product with its requirements and configuration information throughout its life cycle.

NOTE    Configuration management consists of the five interrelated activities:

  • Configuration management and planning
  • Configuration identification
  • Configuration change management
  • Configuration status accounting
  • Configuration audit

Abbreviation: CM

  Synonyms: CM  

[1] EIA/ANSI EIA-649-A, National consensus standard for configuration management , 2004.

  Version: 1.1  
  Status: complete  
  Definition: Concurrent Versions System, a revision control system, popular for open source and commercial software development.

See: (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_10303-11)


[1] Wikipedia , .  http://en.wikipedia.org

  Version: 1.2  
  Status: complete  

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