Appendix A: Acronyms

ACL

Access Control List

ADR

Architecture Decision Record

AI

Artificial Intelligence

API

Application Program Interface

AWS

Amazon Web Services

B2B

Business-to-Business

BASE

Basically Available, Soft State, Eventual

BBVA

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria

BDUF

Big Design Up-Front

BI

Business Intelligence

BPI

Business Process Improvement

BPR

Business Process Re-engineering

CAS

Complex Adaptive System

CFT

Cross File Transfer

CGS

CUSIP Global Services

CIB

Corporate & Investment Banking

CLI

Command Line Interface

CLR

Common Language Runtime

CMM

Capability Maturity Model

CMMI

Capability Maturity Model Integration

CNCF

Cloud Native Computing Foundation

CPU

Central Processing Unit

CQRS

Command Query Responsibility Segregation

CUSIP

Committee on Uniform Security Identification Procedures

DB

DataBase

DBMS

Database Management System

DEC

Digital Equipment Corporation

DOA

Design and Operations Authority

DoD

Definition of Done

DSM

Design Structure Matrix

ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning

ETL

Extract, Transform, Load

FAQ

Frequently Asked Question

FCA

Financial Conduct Authority

FNOL

First Notice of Loss

GSE

Government Sponsored Enterprise

GUI

Graphical User Interface

HTTP

HyperText Transfer Protocol

HR

Human Resources

IaaS

Infrastructure as a Service

IAM

Identity and Access Management

IO

Input/Output

IoT

Internet of Things

IS

Information System

ITSM

Information Technology Service Management

JS

Javascript

JVM

Java Virtual Machine

KPI

Key Performance Indicator

LEI

Lean Enterprise Institute

LPPD

Lean Product and Process Development

M&A

Mergers & Acquisitions

MBWA

Management by Walking Around

MIFD

Material and Information Flow Diagram

ML

Machine Learning

MOM

Message-Oriented Middleware

MTTR

Mean Time to Recover

MVP

Minimum Viable Product

NALSD

Non-Abstract Large System Design

NFR

Non-Functional Requirement

NLU

Natural Language Understanding

NoSQL

Not only Structured Query Language

O-AA

Open Agile Architecture

OKR

Objectives and Key Results

OLAP

Online Analytical Processing

P&L

Profit and Loss

PCMM

People Capability Maturity Model

PDCA

Plan, Do, Check, and Act

PMO

Project Management Officer

POI

Proof of Insurance

QPS

Queries per Second

RAM

Random Access Memory

RDBMS

Relational Database Management System

REST

Representational State Transfer

RPS

Requests per Second

RWA

Risk-Weighted Asset

SaaS

Software as a Service

SBCE

Set-Based Concurrent Engineering

SEI

Software Engineering Institute

SLI

Service-Level Indicator

SLO

Service-Level Objective

SOA

Service-Oriented Architecture

SPI

Service Provider Interface

SQL

Structured Query Language

SRE

Site Reliability Engineering

TFX

Tensor Flow Extended

TOM

Target Operating Model

UI

User Interface

URN

Uniform Resource Name

UTC

Coordinated Universal Time

UUID

Universally Unique Identifier

UX

User Experience

VA

Value-Added

VE

Value Engineering