14.8. Key Terms

Key Terms

  • Agile Scrum: designed for completing complex projects, as described on ScrumGuides.
  • Extreme Programming: emphasizes short development cycles with frequent software releases for evaluation, after which a new development cycle begins.
  • Rapid Product Development: Emphasizes “simultaneous, coordinated activities by multi-functional teams, striving for smooth transitions between phases for the most rapid time-to-market” (ORC International: Expert Advisory Services, n.d.).
  • Scope creep: an uncontrolled cascade of changes to the scope with no corresponding authorized changes in budget and schedule.
  • Scrum: is the most widely used form of Agile, which means a framework that people choose to conduct projects in an Agile way.



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