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Traceability - definition(s)

Traceability : the Quality_ of information to be linked to its background or sources.

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: Martin Eppler, External, 12-Feb-2009 10:54

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Traceability - In general, the completeness of the information about every step in a process chain. In software development, traceability refers to the ability to link requirements back to stakeholders' rationales and forward to corresponding design artifacts, code, and test cases.

[Category=Data Governance ]

Source: The Data Governance Institute, 28 December 2009 13:21:50, External

Traceability - Traceability is the ability to identify and trace the history, distribution, location, and application of products, parts, and materials. A traceability system records and follows the trail as products, parts, and materials come from suppliers and are processed and ultimately distributed as end products.

[Category=Quality ]

Source: Praxium Research Group Ltd, 14 March 2011 08:22:35, External

Traceability - The ability to trace the history, application, or location of an entity by means of recorded identifications. In a calibration sense, traceability relates measuring equipment to national or international standards, primary standards, basic physical constants or properties, or reference materials. In a data collection sense, it relates calculations and data generated throughout the project back to the requirements for the Quality_ of the project.

[Category=Quality Assurance ]

Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, 29 March 2011 08:57:58, External 

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