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Technical Glossary Terms - P

The Letter P

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Find below a glossary of terms and definitions that begin with the letter P as it relates to technical definitions.

Term Description
Phase A grouping of activities that lead to a major project deliverable or milestone.
Prerequisite Something needed by a task produced by a previous task or an external source.
Primary Key A set of one or more columns in a database table whose values, in combination, are required to be unique within the table.
Process Flow Diagram A diagram which shows the triggering event(s), sequential flow of process steps, decision points, and deliverable or outcome of a single process.
Project Life Cycle The organization of a project according to its three major parts - planning, execution and completion.
Proof of Concept An approach used to demonstrate immediate business value, proving feasibility and critical aspects of a solution and to demonstrate value to the business.