A method for overcoming a problem or limitation in a program or system
A workaround is a bypass of a recognized problem in a system. A workaround is typically a temporary fix that implies that a genuine solution to the problem is needed. Frequently workarounds are as creative as true solutions, involving outside the box thinking in their creation.
A means of overcoming some obstacle, especially an obstacle consisting of laws, regulations, or constraints; A procedure or a temporary fix that bypasses a problem and allows the user to continue working until a better solution can be provided; a kluge; An impromptu and temporary response to ...
A response that solves a project or system issue by the use of alternate methods or a change in procedures in place of a program modification.
An alternative solution to a potential problem.
[DSMC] A procedure developed for taking into account shortcomings or other problems in a program and devising workable solutions to get around the problems.
Some action that results in alleviating a computing or hardware problem, but which does not solve the problem.
A response to a negative risk event. Distinguished from contingency plan in that a workaround is not planned in advance of the occurrence of the risk event.
Actions the user must take to circumvent a failure in the development process, often a failure in design.
Method of avoiding an incident or problem, either from a temporary fix or from a technique that means that the customer is not reliant on a particular aspect in a service that is known to have a problem.