A baseline is a ‘snapshot’ in time of one version of each document in a project repository.It provides an official starting point on which subsequent work is to be based, and to which only authorized changes can be made.The three most common external benchmarking techniques are competitive, industry, and best-in-class. Best practice is a management concept which purports that there is a particular way of doing something than is better than any other way currently identified under the given circumstances.
Being accountable is the underlying framework of a program, policy, procedure or process.
There is a pyramid of responsibility around accountability.
A blog can combine content, such as text, images, media files, as well as link to other information sources, i.e., web pages.
The application of Blogs can vary, i.e., photographs (photoblog), videos (vlog), or audio (podcasting).
Paying close attention to what is said, asking the other party to describe carefully, clearly and concisely what is meant, and requesting that ideas be repeated to clarify any ambiguity, uncertainty, or anything else that was not understood.
Active listening is best done in person, and in an area where participants will not be distracted. An alias is a computer name that points to another computer name primarily for security purposes.After an initial baseline is set, every subsequent change to a baseline is recorded as a delta until the next baseline is identified.There are different perspectives on the concept of benchmarking depending upon its use and context.Best practices base their validity and/or reliability based on track record.Blog is a contraction of Web and log, and refers to journal-oriented content displayed in most recent order (last in/first out).Benchmarking as an activity involves analysis, and therefore is evaluation.