Ορολογία της Ημέρας (T.O.D) – 23/12/2016 [Business Rules Engine]

A business rules engine is a software component that allows non-programmers to add or change business logic in a business process management (BPM) system.

A business rules engine works by separating execution code for business rules from the rest of the business process management system. This allows the end user to change business rules without having to ask a programmer for help. When a change is made, the engine will evaluate the change’s effect on other rules in the system and flag the user if there is a conflict. Continue reading

Ορολογία της Ημέρας (T.O.D) – 22/12/2016 [Project Scope]

Project scope is the part of project planning that involves determining and documenting a list of specific project goals, deliverables, tasks, costs and deadlines.

The documentation of a project’s scope, which is called a scope statement, terms of reference or statement of work, explains the boundaries of the project, establishes responsibilities for each team member and sets up procedures for how completed work will be verified and approved. During the project, this documentation helps the project team remain focused and on task. The scope statement also provides the project team with guidelines for making decisions about change requests during the project. Continue reading

Ορολογία της Ημέρας (T.O.D) – 21/12/2016 [Project Charter]

A project charter (PC) is a document that states a project exists and provides the project manager with written authority to begin work.

The document helps the project manager to communicate his authority and explain to project participants and stakeholders why the project is needed, who it involves, how long the project will take to complete, how much it will cost, what resources are needed and how successful completion of the project will help the organization. Once created, the document is rarely (if ever) amended. Continue reading