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Accuracy Proximity of the actual (measured) value relative to the expected value; closer values indicate higher reliability and less uncertainty (risk)

Active observation Interactive elicitation technique where business analysts watch someone do their work and ask the person that they are observing questions about what they are doing, also called visible observation

Activity list Itemized list of the scheduled work activities broken down into the tasks to be performed as part of the business analysis work of a project or project phase

Allocated requirements Requirements associated with the solution component that will implement them

Alternatives identification The process of discovering the many options available to solve a problem ...

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