gap analysis


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gap analysis

An observation of the difference between an organization's goals and what it has achieved to date. Such analyses may deal with product features vs. competition and current market share vs. potential share. The analysis determines which information systems need to be replaced or modified as well as the systems that must be developed.
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Some of the major new requirements to look for during the gap analysis process include:
We had technical consultations then, and we had a gap analysis where we found out the challenging areas,' he said.
From there, the logical next step of the gap analysis is to determine whether the future state is achievable given available resources, and if so, develop a plan to move from the current state to the future state.
Some retirement savers receive a retirement readiness gap analysis on their plan account statements; others may use online tools to acquire one if they like.
He said that the research and development section has been given the task to conduct a study to incororate the input of gap analysis to make it part of the revised curriculum.
A gap analysis can be done for about 10% of the consulting cost for the entire certification project.
The objective of the Gap Analysis is to identify areas in your safety policies and procedures that do not meet OSHA requirements.
The gap analysis is the crux of publication planning, says Russell Traynor, CMPP, former president of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) and current head of the Strategic Business Unit at Envision Pharma Group.
Gap analysis uses evidence-based practice standards to measure organizational outcomes.
Findings from the gap analysis suggest significant strengths in numerous competency domains, deficiencies in two competency domains, and areas of redundancy in the curriculum.
The Sub-Committee work is focused on conducting a gap analysis between the Practical Nurse programs delivered by the New Brunswick colleges and the first two years of the UNB and UdeM BN programs.
He addresses risk mitigation and vulnerability assessment, gap analysis process and quality control objectives of the assessment process, and the difference between a gap analysis and a security or controls assessment, as well as the cost-benefit analysis process and using these concepts to implement a business impact analysis process and information classification methodology.