Project Management Dictionary of Terms

This glossary covers all common project management terminology.
A - Acceptance Criteria to Authority | B - Backward Pass to Business Process Manager (BPM) | C - Change to Customer | D - Decision Tree Analysis to Duration | E - Early Finish Date to Event | F - Failure Mode and Effect Analysis to Functional organization | G - Gantt Chart to guidelines | H - Hammock task to Hyperlink | I - i-j notation to ITIL | J - Job Description to Just-In-Time | K - Kaizen to Knowledge | L - Labor, Equipment, Material to Logical Relationship | M - Manage Project Team to Monte Carlo Analysis | N - Near-Critical Activity to Node | O - Operations to Output | P - parametric to Projectized Organization | Q - Qualitative Risk Analysis to Quantitative Risk Analysis | R - Records Management to Root Cause Analysis | S - Saved Search to System | T - Target Completion Date to Triple Constraint | U - Uncontrollable Risks to User Group | V - Validation to Voice of the Customer | W to Z - War Room to Zero Float

U - Uncontrollable Risks to User Group

Uncontrollable Risks

These are risks which can't be mitigated by the project management team. The project sponsor or Project Board will decide on what action to take which might include accepting the risk, additional funding, or stopping the project.

Unit Cost

the total cost of one unit of production.

Unit Test

the testing of individual units of software code, tests may be automated or manual.

User Acceptance Testing

The last part of software testing, in which users test the system using test cases that reflect real interactions that users will carry out.

User Group

An assembly of system end-users that enable them to share a common set of security permissions within the ECM system. Also referred to as a Security Group.

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