Glossary December 2020

Agile Release Trains (ART)

The Agile Release Train (ART) is a long-lived team of Agile teams, which, along with other stakeholders, incrementally develops, delivers, and where applicable operates, one or more solutions in a value stream. Agile Release Trains align teams to a shared business and technology mission.

Source: https://www.scaledagileframework.com/agile-release-train/

SAFe

A set of organization and workflow patterns intended to guide enterprises in scaling Lean and Agile practices; SAFe is one of a growing number of frameworks that seek to address the problems encountered when scaling beyond a single team.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scaled_agile_framework

Pair Programming

An Agile software development technique in which 2 programmers work together at one workstation. One, the driver, writes code while the other, the observer or navigator, reviews each line of code as it is typed in. The 2 programmers switch roles frequently.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pair_programming

Digital Transformation

The adoption of digital technology to transform services or businesses, through replacing non-digital or manual processes with digital processes or replacing older digital technology with newer digital technology.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_transformation

IT Modernization

IT Modernization aims to bring legacy IT infrastructure up-to-date and focuses on addressing operational challenges, including efficiency, access, security, and agility.

Source: https://blog.augustschell.com/what-is-it-modernization-and-why-should-i-care

Kanban

A Lean method to manage and improve work across human systems. This approach aims to manage work by balancing demands with available capacity, and by improving the handling of system-level bottlenecks.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanban_(development)

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