Terminology related to business, technology, and project management:
- COB: Close of Business
- DOM: Document Object Model
- EOD: End of Day
- POC: Proof of Concept
A task aimed at answering a question or gathering information, rather than at producing shippable product. Sometimes a user story is generated that cannot be well estimated until the development team does some actual work to resolve a technical question or a design problem. The solution is to create a “spike,” which is some work whose purpose is to provide the answer or solution.