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Term
Definition     Editor's Choice
 
Source
Team Development Plan
A description of a training program for project team members for enhancing their skills both in the work required for the project as well as in working together as a project team. [D03326]

 RMW
Team Leader
Person in charge of a smaller group and responsible for carrying out a specific task. [D05149]

 RMW
Person responsible for managing a stage team. [D02005]

 WST
The team leader is the interface between project management and developers. The team leader is responsible for ensuring that a task is allocated and monitored to completion. The team leader is responsible for ensuring that development staff follow project standards, and adhere to project schedules. [D04779]

 RUP
Team Leadership
Leadership may be subdivided into Leadership Techniques i.e. methods used for motivation and Leadership Styles i.e. the manner in which the leader applies those methods. [D02006]

 VPM
Team Management
The direction of a group of individuals that work as a unit. Effective teams are results-oriented and are committed to project objectives, goals and strategies. [D03328]

 PMDT
The successful management of a project team. [D03327]

 RMW
Team Meeting
A formal assembly of the members of the project team, at which progress reports may be presented, directions given, or problems reviewed and solved. A record, or "minutes of meeting" should be issued following any such meetings. [D03329]

 RMW
Team Members
See Project Team Members. [D02007]

  
The individuals reporting either part-time or full-time to the project manager who are responsible for some aspect of the project's activities. [D02008]

 PMK87
Team Membership Reassessment
The initial project team determines if they have the right people on the team. If not, they recommend changes to membership. [D02205]

 PMMJ97
Team Motivation
The process by which the project manager influences his project team to initiate effort on the project tasks, expend increasing amounts of effort on those tasks, and to persist in expending effort on these tasks over the period of time necessary for project goal accomplishment. [D02009]

 PMK87
Team Reward System
The process by which the project team receives recognition for their accomplishments. [D02010]

 PMK87
Teamwork
Work done by several associates with each doing a part but all subordinating personal prominence to the efficiency of the whole. [D03330]

 Webster
Joint action by a group of people, in which individual interests are subordinated to group unity and efficiency. A coordinated effort. [D03331]

 PMDT
Technical
Pertaining to the application of specific principles and/or reasoning to the resolution of project management issues or problems.
Editor's Note: See also "Technological". [D03524]

 RMW
Relating to specified solution performance as opposed to cost and schedule. [D04274]

 CSM
Technical Assurance
The monitoring of the technical integrity of products. [D02011]

 WST
The responsibility of planning, monitoring and reporting on the coordination and technical integrity of a project's products. (Carried out by the technical assurance coordinator (TAC), within the project assurance team (PAT). [D05131]

 KSI
Technical Assurance Coordinator
A member of the project assurance team who is responsible for reporting the technical assurance aspects of a project. [D02012]

 WST
Technical Authority
The project's technical authority has the authority and technical expertise to arbitrate on if, and how, a change request is to be implemented. The technical authority defines change tasks, and estimates the effort of engineering the work tasks, corresponding to a change request. [D04780]

 RUP
Technical Base Management
The process of ensuring that: [D03768]

 CRMP
Technical Description
An textual account, usually detailed, of the mechanics of all or part of the technology vested in the project. [D03332]

 RMW
Technical Documentation
User information and references in support of all or part of the technical aspects of the project [D03333]

 RMW
Technical Exception
Unplanned situations relating to an end product. [D02013]

 WST
Technical Feasibility
An assessment of the capability of the proposed project technology to work, and its efficiency, viability, cost effectiveness, etc. [D03334]

 RMW
Technical File
A file that holds all of the end products to be delivered at the end of a project. [D02014]

 WST
Technical Guide
A document that guides stage managers, team leaders and technical assurance coordinators on planning the production of products. [D02015]

 WST
Technical Management
The management of design, production & hand-over [D03769]

 CRMP
Technical Manual
Written technical operating and maintenance information for the user. [D04275]

 CSM
A manual providing detailed treatment of specific subjects considered necessary for the full accomplishment of required training. Also containing descriptions of material and instructions for operations, handling, maintenance and repair. [D03337]

 PMDT
Technical Performance Measurement
The risk management technique of identifying and measuring progress on selected critical parameters. The goal is to identify adverse trends early for timely corrective action. Typical parameters are weight, power, computer memory capacity, and similar items. [D04276]

 CSM
Technical Performance Status
See Scope Reporting. [D02016]

  
Technical Products
Products produced by a project for an end user. [D02017]

 WST
Technical Quality Administration
The technical process of establishing the plan for monitoring and controlling the project's satisfactory completion. The plan is designed to include policies and procedures which prevent or correct deviations from requirements/ specifications. [D02018]

 PMK87
QMPP
Technical Quality Specifications
The process of establishing the specific project requirements, including execution criteria and technologies, project design, measurement specifications, and material procurement and control, that satisfy the expectations of the client, stakeholders, and project team. [D02019]

 PMK87
QMPP
Technical Quality Support
The process of providing technical training and expertise from one or more support groups to a project in a timely manner. [D02020]

 PMK87
QMPP
Technical Specifications
Documentation which describes, defines or specifies the goods/services to be supplied. See also specifications. [D02021]

 PMK87
Technical Support
A service providing help and explanations in the use of the technology. See also Logistics Support. [D03335]

 RMW
Technical Training
Training in a particular technology. [D03336]

 RMW
Technique
The application of specific principles and/or reasoning to the resolution of project management issues or problems. [D03418]

 RMW
Skilled means to an end. [D02022]

 PMK87
The manner in which technical details are treated. A body of technical methods (as in a craft.) A method of accomplishing a desired aim [D02670]

 Webster
Technological
Pertaining to the collective deployment of technical processes, i.e. the translation of abstract principles or models into specified project deliverables.
Editor's Note: The term "technological" is properly applied to the management of the technology vested in the particular project, as distinct from the "technical" aspects of project management such as cost and schedule calculations [D03837]

 RMW
Technology
The collective deployment of technical processes, i.e. the translation of abstract principles or models into specified project deliverables. [D03419]

 RMW
The practical application of knowledge, especially in a particular area such as engineering. A capability given by the practical application of knowledge. A manner of accomplishing a task especially using technical processes, methods, or knowledge. The specialized aspects of a particular field of endeavor. [D03338]

 Webster
Technology Development Plan
A plan prepared at an early stage of the project encompassing: [D03770]

 CRMP
Technology Management
Management of the technical aspects of project activities. Requires a much more in-depth understanding of the relevant technology than is required by project management. For example, a construction manager may have much higher understanding of the construction process than the project's manager. It is often the responsibility of a professional trained in the technology. Hence, Technology Management is considered distinct from Project Management, though the two overlap to a considerable extent. [D03339]

 RMW
Telecommunication
Communication at a distance, as by telephone, satellite, or other electronic means. [D03340]

 Webster
Telecommunications
The science that deals with telecommunication. [D03341]

 Webster
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