This is a list of terms and definitions used in the OpenAgile Primer and throughout OpenAgile's training materials and websites. Terms which have a considerable amount of related material are found below in the alphabetized list. Otherwise, this short list may provide sufficient explanation of less substantial terms.
Action – a step in the Learning Circle characterized by the directing of effort toward carrying out tasks in a plan
Calendar Events – tasks in the Cycle Plan that are based on scheduled dates or times
Detachment – human capacity defined as the ability to maintain openness and freedom from prejudice or partiality
Growth Facilitator – a path of service on the Team that prioritizes work by value
Guidance – to assist an individual, team, or organization to reach a destination as by mentoring, giving directions, or supplying with advice or counsel
Human Capacities – good or admirable qualities or virtues that can be translated into actions that benefit humanity
Learning – step in the Learning Circle characterized by the recognition of principles, knowledge, skills, or human capacities acquired through practice, training, or experience
Obstacles – tasks in the Cycle Plan that represent barriers to getting work done efficiently
Planning – step in the Learning Circle characterized by connecting principles we have learned to specific actions to be done in the future
Priority – highest in terms of importance or value
Process Facilitator – path of service on the Team that facilitates the OpenAgile process and removes obstacles
Quality Problems – tasks in the Cycle Plan centred on fixing a gap between our standard and what we actually delivered
Reflection – step in the Learning Circle characterized by a pause in our activities where we gather data, impressions, history, stories, and any other observations about what we have done
Search – a human capacity defined as the ability to explore or examine in order to discover deeper truths
Task – a clearly defined piece of work expected to be completed within the Cycle by a Team Member; can be one of five types: Calendar Events, New Artifacts, Obstacles, Quality Problems or Repetitive Activities
Value Delivery System – a system of people, processes, and tools that collaborate to deliver value to stakeholders
Work – exertion or effort directed to accomplish a goal (ex. completing tasks in the Cycle Plan)
Work Period – the segments of time in a Cycle between Progress Meetings where the team is actively choosing and completing Tasks
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