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Identification

Process Definition

Definitions/Uses

1993
Reference /Feiler, 1993/ Software Process Development and Enactment: Concepts and Definitions.
Definition/
Use
An implementation of a process design in the form of a partially ordered set of process steps that is enactable.
1991
Reference /Madhavji, 1991/ The process cycle
Definition/
Use
Whereas descriptive processes focus on the existing ways of developing software, defined processes focus on the desired ways of developing software, thus proceeding towards process improvement. Defined processes are also referred to as prescriptive processes.
Rationales Process definition means defining the desired software process.

Related terms in the glossary

Prescriptive Process Model
Process Description
Process Modeling

Publications on this area

Process Definition
Process Description
Process Specification

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