Although listed as an output from and an input to tasks associated with the requirements discipline, this
artifact can be updated at any time and by any role as new terms are identified. The terms defined should be used
according to the recorded definitions in all project documentation so that all stakeholders can clearly see that terms
are being used consistently.
One of the primary decisions when developing this artifact is whether to have all terms in a single glossary
or to maintain terms in several glossaries, business terms artifacts, or models. If terms are defined in multiple
places, you need to communicate all of those sources to the team and decide which take precedence.
It may be important, even in small projects, to reference and use existing broader glossaries, business terms
artifacts, or data models, where they exist.
Industry- and organization-wide glossaries may be referenced, and compliance with such specific chosen standards may be