Adapted from notes/discussion of "tailoring guide" (ISO/IEC/IEEE 2009): Tailoring a process adapts the process description for a particular end. For example, a project creates its defined process by tailoring the organization's set of standard processes to meet the objectives, constraints, and environment of the project. (ISO/IEC/IEEE 2009)
ISO/IEC/IEEE. 2009. Systems and Software Engineering - System and Software Engineering Vocabulary. Geneva, Switzerland: International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)/ Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). ISO/IEC/IEEE 24765:2009.