procedure [English]

Syndetic Relationships

InterPARES Definition

n. ~ IP2 · In general, the body of written and unwritten rules governing the conduct of a transaction, or the formal steps undertaken in carrying out a transaction.

General Notes

A procedure is a sequence of steps that are regulated. A process is a sequence of steps that are not regulated.

Other Definitions


  • ISACA Glossary (†743 s.v. procedure): A document containing containing a detailed description of the steps necessary to perform perform specific operations in conformance with applicable standards. Procedures are defined as part of processes. (†1794)