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### What is a "tribe"?
#### Traditional definition:
tribe /trīb/
[tribe /trīb/](https://www.google.com/search?q=tribe+definition&oq)
noun: tribe;
plural noun: tribes
1. a social division in a traditional society consisting of families or communities linked by social, economic, religious, or blood ties, with a common culture and dialect, typically having a recognized leader.
INFORMAL a large number of people or animals.
"tribes of children playing under the watchful eyes of nurses"
#### Why tribes are relevant
When you consider modern organizations and culture, often we organize into groups that are very similar to the traditional 'tribe' definition. A tribe is a way to define a group of people who share common values, culture, processes, language, standards, and norms.
Membership in a 'tribe' could be clearly defined, such as 'college alumni' (if you went to the college, then you're in the 'tribe'). Membership can also be subtle based on shared interests such as 'surfer'.
### Tribes in enterprise IT/technology
In IT, there are several 'tribes' that describe groups of people and their shared values and common traits. Some of the characteristics that may define a 'tribe'.
In some cases, membership in a 'tribe' could be clearly defined, such as 'college alumni' (if you went to the college, then you're in the 'tribe'). Although other membership in 'tribes' can also be subtle based on shared interests such as 'surfer'. Tribes will share common traits and characteristics such as:
| Trait | Description |
| --------- | ------------------------- |
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| **Processes, practices, and standards** | ITIL, CMMI, Agile, PMI, etc |
| **Conflicts** | They may see things differently form other 'tribes') |
![Tribes 1.0](./tribes_1.0.png)
### Tribes in enterprise IT/technology
In IT, there are several 'tribes' that describe groups of people and their shared values and common traits. While there are many possible 'tribes' to explore the goal here is to offer a framework of the most typical and common divisions in order to understand their needs, goals, challenges and language.
### Tribes vs Personas
* Tribes are **Not** personas. Rather 'personas' are found inside of different tribes. Think of a tribe as a collection of different roles and personas.
* Tribes are **Not (necessarily)** Organizations, but many places might have teams defined closely to these 'tribe' boundaries.
![Tribes 1.0](./tribes_1.0.png)
| IT Tribes | [**Organize**](./tribes/organize) | [**Build / Develop**](./tribes/build) | **Test** | **Run** | **Protect** |
|---------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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