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story, in agile


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In agile software development, a story is a particular business need assigned to the software development team. (Continued...)

user story

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A user story is a tool used in Agile development to capture a description of a software feature from an end-user perspective.

story point (story points)

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Story points are used in agile project management and development to determine the difficulty of implementing a particular story (business need). ...

planning game

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In agile software development, a planning game is a meeting attended by both IT and business teams that is focused on choosing stories for a release ...


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Rescoring is an Agile software development process in which the development team revisits a pre-defined list of user stories to review story point ...

product backlog grooming

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Product backlog grooming is an Agile software development process in which the development team revisits a pre-defined product backlog, working with ...

planning poker

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Planning Poker is a teambuilding activity for achieving group consensus.  It is used by agile software development teams to estimate how long a ...

acceptance test

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An acceptance test confirms that an story is complete by matching a user action scenario with a desired outcome. (Continued...)

release plan

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In agile software development, a release plan is an evolving flowchart that describes which features will be delivered in upcoming releases. (...

planning board

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In agile software development, a planning board is used to track the progress of an project. (Continued...)



  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces.

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...


  • federated identity management (FIM)

    Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement that can be made among multiple enterprises to let subscribers use the same...

  • cross-site scripting (XSS)

    Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of injection security attack in which an attacker injects data, such as a malicious script, ...

  • firewall

    In computing, a firewall is software or firmware that enforces a set of rules about what data packets will be allowed to enter or...



  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...


  • volume manager

    A volume manager is software within an operating system (OS) that controls capacity allocation for storage arrays.

  • external storage device

    An external storage device, also referred to as auxiliary storage and secondary storage, is a device that contains all the ...

  • NetApp SolidFire

    NetApp SolidFire is a business division of NetApp Inc. that specializes in all-flash storage systems.


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.