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Agile IT Organization Design: For Digital Transformation and Continuous Delivery by Sriram Narayan

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Glossary

Note: The definitions here convey the sense in which a term is used in this book. They may not always be industry-standard terms or definitions.

Activity Action that contributes to an outcome.

Activity-oriented team A team that is responsible for a single activity. Usually a team of specialists (e.g., marketing, sales, support, development).

Agile In the context of this book, the word Agile (capital A) is used to refer to a mindset or methodology that is aligned with the values and principles outlined in the Agile Manifesto. It is not used in the sense of the common English adjective.

Asynchronous communication Channels of communication that don’t require parties to the communication to be available simultaneously. For example, e-mail ...

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