Agile Glossary Definitions

Entries in this glossary are arranged alphabetically. An entry may be a single word, such as Scrum, a phrase, such as acceptance criteria, or an acronym, such as TDD. If a term has more than one definition, the definitions are numbered.

The following cross-references are used to show a term’s relationship to other terms in the glossary:

  • See refers to a preferred term or to a term whose definition serves to define the term in question.
  • See also refers to a related term.
  • Synonymous with refers to a synonym or term with a nearly identical meaning.
  • Contrast with refers to a term with a substantially different meaning.