Process Asset Library (PAL) is a centralized repository, within an organization, which contains essential artifacts that document processes or are process assets (e.g. configuration Items and designs) used by an organization, project, team, and/or work group. The assets may, also, be leveraged to achieve process improvement, which is the intent of lessons learned document, for example.
What is in the Process Asset Library (PAL)?
Process Asset Library (PAL), usually, houses of the following types of artifacts:
Quality assurance plans
Process aids (e.g. templates, checklists, job aides and forms)
Lessons learned reports
What Is Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)?
When projects transition to production, the receiving team need some transition documentation to help with knowledge transfer and to guide them while they get accustomed to operating the application and can form their own documentation. This temple is a shell, which usually provides enough detail, with some updating, to provide a quick reference regarding the application. Also, having a temple can be a real time-saver, as opposed to writing it from scratch.