Figure 2.1 – Ubiquitous language
In the Setting the scene section, we highlighted interesting words that the experts used in your conversation. That language has a specific meaning in your team that might not hold for other companies or teams. For example, what is referred to as a customer in your team might mean something slightly different to the marketing team.
The highlighted words are your team’s ubiquitous language. It is a shared language, unique and specific to your team. Whenever your team talks about a customer or a lost lead, there should be no confusion about what this means. It is often helpful to keep a glossary of terms in your team’s wiki or documentation that is reviewed regularly. Although domain experts are fundamental to definitions, engineers must challenge...