Glossary

The orgtology glossary gives the jargon of orgtology with their definitions here. Following is an alphabetical list of terms and words that we use in orgtology, orgamatics, and organamics, with their explanations... 

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Parent Hub

A parent hub is a hub that measures the time, cost, or priority (TCP) of all the hubs that feed it. In orgamatics, all activity happens within either a process- or a project- construct. We grasp TCP (time, cost, and priority) by relating the cost of a hub to a parent hub. E.g., if you want to see which strategic programme takes up most of your time, you will turn each programme into a hub. Collectively all the time taken by all strategic programmes will become your parent time hub. To get a ratio, you will then divide the time of a programme by the total time accumulated in the parent hub. In so, a parent hub can for instance be a strategy or a process construct. Lower down, it can also be a system or a programme, etc. E.g., If a process family is a cost hub that costs $50, and the parent of that process family is a system that holds a cost of $200, then the group cost weight of that process family will be “.25”, which means that it consumes 25% of the total system cost. Therefore, a parent hub is the denominator against which we measure a cost hub, time hub, or priority hub.

 

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Parent Process

A parent process is a process that “gave birth” to other processes. A parent process thus has child processes. In orgamatics, we cluster all processes within systems. These systems create process families, which are processes that we link within a hierarchy. This implies that within these process families, there are parent and child processes. The reason why we create a process hierarchy is to make it more comprehendible and manageable. The reality is that Org has only one process, but its complexities require us to break it down into a structure. In so, a parent process creates child processes to make its complexities easier to comprehend.

 

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