GLOSSARY OF FAST TERMS
Basic Function — A function that describes the principal task that must be performed when analyzing a subject or project. The basic function of a product represents the most significant purpose for which it exists.
Basic Function Determination Technique — The logic and reasoning process used by an analyst when determining the dependence or independence of a list of functions with respect to a given function.
Brainstorming — A creative technique developed by Alex Osborn. A group of participants select a subject and then generate ideas about that subject without engaging in any criticism. The FAST procedure utilizes this technique by inserting several high ...