Frequent Questions

How does one maintain a terminology/vocabulary?

The following are the normal steps for terminology maintenance:
1. Identify need (by schedule or other means such as initiated by steward, governing board, Community of Interest identification)
2. Initiate review process.  This is the responsibility of the Terminology Steward.
3. Propose additions, corrections, archival of term, etc. If minor changes are proposed, the steward may sanction.  If there are major changes, the following steps are normal:
a. Validate the changes with Community of Interest and/or Governance Board (normally done by the Steward)
b. Approve/Reject/Modify the changes.  This is the responsibility of the Governance Board
c. Incorporate terminology structure edits in terminology tool
d. Notify Community of Interest

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