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0115 Teams

Team are groups of people organized to support a specific goal or responsibility of the organization.



A team is a group of people who are working to a common goal. This is recorded in the Team entity which is an extension of 'ActorProfile'.

TeamLeadership and TeamMembership

The responsibilities of a team are divided into roles described by 'PersonRole'. This in turn links to the people or person appointed to fulfil the role. The TeamLeadership and TeamMembership relationships link the team to its roles and allow a distinction to be made between the leaders and members of the team. A team can have multiple leadership and membership roles.


TeamStructure is used to link teams into an organization's hierarchical department structure. Typically the

TeamLeader and TeamMember

TeamLeader and TeamMember extend from 'PersonRole'. They provide a base type to distinguish between roles that are leadership roles and those which are not.

Organization is the top-level team of an organization.

Long-standing teams are often responsible for particular business capabilities. Teams can also be linked to projects.

Further information

People, Roles and Organizations describes how metadata about teams is populated and used.

The Community Profile OMAS provides support for managing team structure.

The Organization Integrator OMIS supports the synchronization of team information between open metadata and external systems.

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