decomposing the A/R department's activity dictionary into more granular activities).
At that point, the activity dictionary of the activity-centric DRBABC model is basically jettisoned and replaced with a final-cost-object-centric TDABC model powered by equations and algorithms.
The activity dictionary grows and becomes more burdensome to maintain.
Table 1 is a portion of the Activity Dictionary
All personnel enter their time via an activity survey or time and attendance system, which includes all activities defined in the organization's activity dictionary.
It is important to do a thorough initial job of developing the activity dictionary to limit the need for changes.
Between organizations, it was helpful to share implementation practices, as well as discuss activity dictionary language and functions.
The Flashlight Cost Model did not include an activity dictionary
in their original handbook.
Beginning with a high-level business process, an activity dictionary
is developed describing the key activities undertaken within an organization.
The basis of this method rests in the development of a software process and activity dictionary.
The software process and activity dictionary is created by a cross-functional team from the organization under assessment.
developing the project team, resource hierarchy issues, defining activities and processes, activity dictionary
development, activity attribute analysis, process mapping, cost model development, root cause analysis, and periodic systems assessments.