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corrective action

By Steve / 2021-04-01
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Action taken to eliminate the causes of an existing deficiency or other undesirable situation in order to prevent recurrence.

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conformance testing

By Steve / 2021-04-01
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Process of testing an implementation against the requirements specified in one or more standards. The outcomes of a conformance test are generally a pass or fail result, possibly including reports of problems encountered during the execution. Also known as certification testing.

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configuration status accounting

By Steve / 2021-04-01
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An element of configuration management, consisting of the recording and reporting of information needed to manage a configuration effectively. This includes a listing of the approved configuration identification, the status of proposed changes to the configuration, and the implementation status of approved changes.

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configuration management plan

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Document detailing the process for identifying, controlling and managing various released items (such as code, hardware and documentation).

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configuration management

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Discipline applying technical and administrative direction and surveillance to identify and document functional and physical characteristics of a configuration item, control changes to these characteristics, record and report change processing and implementation status, and verify compliance with specified requirements.

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computer judge

By Steve / 2021-04-01
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Vote center election worker who checks the voter’s ID and signature, and processes the voter in the electronic poll book.

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component

By Steve / 2021-04-01
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Element within a larger system; a component can be hardware or software. For hardware, it is a physical part of a subsystem that can be used to compose larger systems (e.g., circuit boards, internal modems, processors, computer memory). For software, it is a module of executable code that performs a well-defined function and interacts with other components.

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Common Industry Format (CIF)

By Steve / 2021-04-01
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Refers to the format described in ANSI/INCITS 354-2001 “Common Industry Format (CIF) for Usability Test Reports.”

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commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)

By Steve / 2021-04-01
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Commercial, readily available hardware devices (such as card readers, printers or personal computers) or software products (such as operating systems, programming language compilers, or database management systems).

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closed primary

By Steve / 2021-04-01
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Primary election in which voters receive a ballot listing only those candidates running for office in the political party with which the voters are affiliated. In some states, non-partisan contests and ballot issues may be included. In some cases, political parties may allow unaffiliated voters to vote in their party’s primary.

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