A technique or process for quantifying exposure to adverse consequences from changes in interest rates. A comparison of the total quantity of a financial institution's rate-sensitive assets (RSAs) and rate-sensitive liabilities (RSLs) for each of a number of different future time periods or buckets. Gap analysis is used to evaluate the potential effect of rate shocks on income over these time periods. See gap, rate-sensitive assets, and rate-sensitive liabilities.
A study that is conducted to discover the gap between the current state and the desired state of the enterprise architecture. Note Also an analysis of readiness data collected to assess the gap between an organization's current state of readiness to deploy a solution compared to the recommended state of readiness.
Comparison of the functionality of the selected vendor’s software system as purchased versus the needs of the college, as identified through interviews conducted during college visits and discussions. The results of the Gap Analysis include a list of items that will require further analysis, parameter setting, discussion, or changes in current college procedures.