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Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, 7th Edition by Robert K. Wysocki

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Appendix A

Glossary of Acronyms

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.

—Samuel Johnson, English lexicographer and essayist

All of the acronyms used in this book are collected together here in one place for your reading convenience.

AC — Actual Cost

ACWP — Actual Cost of Work Performed

ADC — Aid to Dependent Children

APF — Adaptive Project Framework

APM — Agile Project Management

APPM — Agile Project Portfolio Management

ASAP — As Soon As Possible

ASD — Adaptive Software Development

ATP — Acceptance Test Procedure

B2B — Business to Business

B2C — Business to Customer, Business to Consumer, or Business to Client

BABOK — Business Analysis Body Of Knowledge

BA/PM — Business Analyst Project Manager

BCG — Boston Consulting Group

BCWP — Budgeted Cost of Work Performed

BCWS — Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled

BPI — Business Process Improvement

BPM — Business Process Manager

BPMN — Business Process Management Notation

CBAP — Certified Business Analyst Professional

CCPM — Critical Chain Project Management

CIO — Chief Information Officer

CMM — Capability Maturity Model

CMMI — Capability Maturity Model Integrated

CoA — Chart of Accounts

COS — Conditions Of Satisfaction

COTS — Commercial Off the Shelf Software

CPI — Cost Performance Index

CPIM — Continuous Process Improvement Model

CSF — Critical Success Factor

CT — Core Team

CV — Cost Variance

DSDM — Dynamic Systems Development Method

E — Expected Task Duration

EF — Early Finish ...

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