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Building the Agile Enterprise by Fred A. Cummins

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Glossary

Activity

A unit of work. In a business process model, a unit of work within a business process that may engage a human or other business process or service unit. In a value chain, the unit of work contributed by a service unit toward the delivery of value, or an abstraction that represents an aggregation of related activities.

Agile enterprise

An agile enterprise is capable of recognizing and adapting quickly to changing business threats and opportunities. In the SOA Maturity Model, it is the highest level of maturity reflecting adoption of SOA, BPM, MBM and related governance and operating practices.

Asserting party

The party in an interaction relationship that is asserting an identity or credentials.

Authentication

A process by ...

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