Appendix G. Terminology Used in This Book

Agile approach: The extension of Agile concepts to include the critical domains of Systems Engineering, Project Management, and software.

Agile-like: Organizations that are trying to use an Agile approach, but are missing key ingredients of true agility.

Agile organization: An organization that uses an Agile approach on the majority of its projects.

align: In agreement with, or consistent with.

CMMI compliance: Achieving the intent of the CMMI practices.

disconnect: An inconsistency.

high maturity: Includes maturity levels 3, 4, and 5. As a point of clarification, today when the SEI refers to “high maturity,” it is now reserved for levels 4 and 5.

hybrid Agile: The use of a blend of traditional and Agile ...

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