Systems Engineering Glossary
|Request For Change (RFC)||
The Configuration Management process to initiate changes to formally controlled Configuration Items.
A statement that identifies a system need that is unambiguous, clear, unique, consistent, and verifiable.
The process of analyzing requirements statements to determine if they have the necessary properties for effective management and implementation.
The process of generating, analyzing, allocating, and tracing requirement statements.
|Requirements Development Plan|
The process of translating needs, constraints, and higher order requirements into specifications.
|Requirements Verification Traceability Matrix (RVTM)||
A document showing the source and parent/ child relationships among requirements and how they cascade from the system level to the lowest level of the system architecture. The verification method, result, and resolution for each requirement are included.
An asset, such as people, equipment, facilities, technology, and budget used to perform project tasks.
A formal process to evaluate and approve the current status of an approach, plan, or design and make a decision about next steps.
|Risk - Informed Decision Making Process (RIDM)||
A process to develop decision alternatives with an explicit consideration of the risk associated with those alternatives.
The examination of the probability that a given risk will occur and the seriousness of the impact.
The process of identifying all system (product) and programmatic risks.
A systematic, continuous process that identifies, assess, plans, mitigates, tracks, controls, and documents project risks throughout the life cycle.
|Risk Management Framework (RMF)||
The process for applying cybersecurity to systems throughout the product life cycle.