Glossary.

A helpful A-Z glossary listing key Business and IT transformation terms and technical definitions..

  • Exception

    An Exception is a type of event that occurs during the performance of a process that causes a diversion from its normal flow.
  • Exception Flow

    An Exception Flow is a type sequence flow path that originates from an Intermediate Event attached to the boundary of an activity.
  • Expanded Sub-Process

    An Expanded Sub-Process is type of a sub-process that exposes its flow detail within the context of its Parent Process.
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis

    Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a systematic/structured approach for determining the seriousness of potential failures and for identifying the sources of each potential failure.
  • First in First Out

    First in First Out (FIFO) is where the material produced by one process is used in the same order by the next process.
  • Fishbone Diagram

    Fishbone Diagram is a problem-solving tool that uses a graphic description of the various process elements to analyze potential sources of variation, or problems.
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