New work that a person has to do because of some issue that comes up like a bug or urgent customer request.
Example: The team always accounts for unplanned work when allocating tasks in their sprint.
Variations: unplanned work in agile, unplanned work in scrum, unplanned work during a sprint
Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?
(A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
(B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
(C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
(D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.
Answer: Find out the right answer here.
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Word: Close It Out
Definition: To mark something as completed.
Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.
"Unplanned Work." Jargonism.com Dictionary, https://jargonism.com/words/1396. Accessed 01/29/2022.