• (3) Each term, students at the University of X take 5 classes.
• (4) Each term, students at the University of X take hundreds of classes. Without domain knowledge about students at universities, you're left wondering about the large difference in the direct objects of these two structurally identical sentences. A little bit of domain knowledge tells us what the sentences mean and suggests less ambiguous ways to express them:
• (3′) Each term, each student at the University of X takes 5 classes.
• (4′) Each term, the students at the University of X take hundreds of classes.
• nonmandatory standards,
• recommended practices,
• technical reports,
• best practices,
• core activities,
• major activities,
• general conditions of contract, and
• minutes of meetings.
[t]here is not "one right way" to implement an acquisition process. The SA-CMM is not engraved in stone. Also, except in a few carefully chosen instances, the SA-CMM does not mandate how the acquisition process should be implemented or who should perform an action; it describes what characteristics the acquisition process should possess. … The SA-CMM should be interpreted in the context of the needs of the organization; just because something is in the SA-CMM does not mean it should be applied automatically.