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Terminology

Terminology related to business, technology, and project management:

Acronyms

  • COB: Close of Business
  • DOM: Document Object Model
  • EOD: End of Day
  • POC: Proof of Concept

Terms

  • Spike:

    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.

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