A question proposed for solution; a matter stated for examination or proof; hence, a matter difficult of solution or settlement; a doubtful case; a question involving doubt.
A question raised for inquiry, consideration, or solution. An intricate unsettled issue which is a source of perplexity, distress, or vexation, and that may be difficult to understand or accept. [D03173] Webster
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A problem consists of network events or patterns of network events. TIAS users define problems based on situations they need to know about. When a TIAS client subscribes to a view which includes the problem, the record of each problem instance is sent to that client.
Anything which is required to be done; as, in geometry, to bisect a line, to draw a perpendicular; or, in algebra, to find an unknown quantity.
The unknown root cause of one or more existing or potential Incidents. Problems may sometimes be identified because of multiple incidents that exhibit common symptoms. Problems can also be identified from a single significant Incident, indicative of a single error, for which the cause is unknown. Occasionally Problems will be identified well before any related Incidents occur.
a condition often identified as a result of multiple Incidents that exhibit common symptoms
a group of crimes, cases, calls, or incidents
a chal lenge to your intelligence
a chance for you do do your best
a chance for your to do your best
a chance for you to do your best and there's only so much you can do, but if somebody doesn't give you a chance there is nothing you can do
a difference between things as desired and things as perceived
a difference between your desire and your perception of what you have
a sign that things are not working
Tension (experience of discrepancy) between an undesired present position and a desired "should be" position. Problems are undesirable conditions that one would like to change.
A condition that impairs normal operation.
a condition that's not acceptable
a defined risk that has progressed throughout the program and is now capable of impairing the overall program objectives
a request for an outcome subject to a number of conditions that must be simultaneously satisfied
A deviation from a specified standard.
a deviation between what should be happening and what actually is happening that is important enough to make someone think the deviation ought to be corrected
A deviation from the status quo or a norm.
Any deviation from defined standards. Same as defect.
a deficient state that needs to be solved
an obstacle in the sense that if it doesn't get solved, the goal will not be met
a very obvious invitation to innovate ways to overcome it
Natural or artificial (especially at a wall or when bouldering) layout of holds presenting an obstacle between you and the top. Usually requires more than brute force to overcome.
a catchy pop song, a nice opening
a minimalistic ballad with arguably the juiciest, most colourful guitar tone on the whole album - it's almost a pity when they eventually drown it out in distortion, but apparently you can't go against the fixed laws of the genre
an affecting, sympathetic ballad that recalls the granddaddy of nerd-pop, Jonathan Richman
a lack of agreement on terminology and service descriptions
a lack of self-confidence in young women aspiring to be scientists or engineers, in part due to a dearth of senior women scientists in the public arena that can act as role models
a lack of something which renders a component non-adequate or which will lead to the component's becoming non-adequate
a particular type of issue where most people are in agreement that current conditions are clearly suboptimal or even damaging or destructive to the well-being of individuals or society, and that something needs to be done to correct this
In health care, a problem is a diagnosis or a health related issue, either past or present. A problem list may include ongoing conditions such as diabetes, problems or procedures in the past, such as “appendicectomy in 1989” or other issues influencing health, such as “smoker
Any issue that can be improved cost effectively.