V (Visual Studio Team System Glossary)

This glossary defines key terms that are used in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System Help.

  • validation test
    A test that ensures that the functionality called for in a scenario or quality of service requirement is working.
  • velocity
    A measure of the work accomplished per unit of time, for example, iteration.
  • velocity report
    A report that provides a measure of the rate of work accomplished per iteration unit of time, for example, iteration.
  • version
    The status of an item in source control that reflects one or more changes from a previous form. The greater the version number, the more recent the version.
  • version control
    The establishment and maintenance of baselines and the identification of changes to baselines that make it possible to return to the previous baseline.
  • vision statement
    A short statement outlining the project vision, describing the value proposition, the stakeholders, and the driving factors.
  • vulnerability
    Any weakness, administrative process or act, or physical exposure that makes a computer susceptible to exploit by a threat.