Hackathon | Glossary

Definition
Hackathon is an event in a scrum team, where individual members are allowed to create their own code, features, or other materials of their choice. It generally lasts an entire iteration, and is built into a release schedule.

Origin
The term has been created independently by both the developers of OpenBSD, and the marketing team of Sun. These usages both first happened in 1999.

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Gantt Chart | Glossary

Definition
In a Gantt chart, a series of horizontal lines show the amount of work done and/or production completed in certain periods of time, in relation to the amount of work planned for said periods

Origin
Developed as a production control tool, in 1917 by Henry L. Gantt, an American engineer and social scientist.

Further Reading 

  • What are Gantt charts, ¬†visit www.gantt.com.

 

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