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Understanding Post-Adoptive Agile Usage -- An Exploratory Cross-Case Analysis

Mali Senapathi, Ananth Srinivasan
2011 2011 AGILE Conference  
Analysis of the two case studies found that a methodology champion and top management support were the most important factors influencing continued usage, while innovation factors such as compatibility  ...  The widespread adoption of agile methodologies raises the question of their continued and effective usage in organizations.  ...  Each case is structured around a brief description of the company and the agile projects studied, followed by a discussion of the five types of factors identified in the usage model outlined in Figure  ... 
doi:10.1109/agile.2011.19 dblp:conf/agiledc/SenapathiS11 fatcat:sxsichnnxzg5nbiwp4zhay5ib4

Factors Affecting Effectiveness of Agile Usage – Insights from the BBC Worldwide Case Study [chapter]

Mali Senapathi, Peter Middleton, Gareth Evans
2011 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
In a separate study, [31] examined how the lean ideas behind the Toyota Production System could be applied to software project management.  ...  However, it should be emphasized that this study reports research-in-progress, i.e. only part of a larger flexible design research project which involves multiple case studies and a quantitative survey  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20677-1_10 fatcat:ge25ggyevjdmtbgs5zv7ishvsa

Factors Influencing the Efficacy of Agile Usage

Shahzeb Hussain, Namrata Bhadri, Syed Razauddin Shahlal
2020 International Journal of Engineering and Management Research  
An increase in the number of research studies reveals the growing demand and acceptance of agile methodologies.  ...  Agile techniques that utilize iterative development are broadly used in various industry projects as a lightweight development technique which can satisfy the continuous changes of requirements.  ...  Case studies will be required to refine the factors identified in the research model.  ... 
doi:10.31033/ijemr.10.5.1 fatcat:4gua7zrmovawph34m4up4eni5y

The Nigerian Practitioners' Perspective of the Agile Methodology for Software Project Management

YEROKUN MARY
2017 International Journal of Recent Advancement in Engineering & Research  
This paper empirically investigates the perceptions of Agile methodologies usage from software practitioners in Nigeria. The team presents practices in Agile perceived to deliver the most benefits.  ...  This study suggests that the Agile method is indeed more effective in dealing with the complexity of modern software systems and the rapidly changing business environment.  ...  Also, it is expected to provide the empirical results of software engineering knowledge and software processes in terms of Agile methods usage.  ... 
doi:10.24128/ijraer.2017.wx67lm fatcat:t5j2ipjffjdx7cpqud3mzkikty

Tool Support for Inter-team Learning in Agile Software Organizations [chapter]

Thomas Chau, Frank Maurer
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In contrast, the Communities of Practice approach relies more on tacit knowledge and selforganization.  ...  To bridge the gap between these two conflicting approaches, this paper proposes a suite of lightweight knowledge sharing tools by which software organizations are given the flexibility to control how structured  ...  roles, such as a group of knowledge brokers or, in the case of an agile organization, a group of Scrum Masters [11] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-25983-1_10 fatcat:gbvzcu5j2fbkxj6telhc74mnzi

An Empirical Study of Agile Software Development Methodologies: A Sri Lankan PerspectiveAn Empirical Study of Agile Software Development Methodologies: A Sri Lankan Perspective

M. M.M.Safwan, Thavarajah G., Vijayarajah N., K. Senduran, C. D. Manawadu
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The current literature suggests that these Agile methodologies are indeed more effective in project management, particularly in dealing with the complexity of modern software systems and the rapidly changing  ...  This paper empirically investigates the perceptions of Agile methodologies usage from software practitioners in Sri Lanka.  ...  Dilhan Manawadu, whose help, stimulating suggestions, knowledge, experience and encouragement helped us in all the times of study and analysis of the project in the pre and post research period.  ... 
doi:10.5120/14593-2832 fatcat:76fy3ifpi5gglbvq5bgw2tfsci

Working software over comprehensive documentation – Rationales of agile teams for artefacts usage

Gerard Wagenaar, Sietse Overbeek, Garm Lucassen, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Kurt Schneider
2018 Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development  
Agile software development (ASD) promotes working software over comprehensive documentation. Still, recent research has shown agile teams to use quite a number of artefacts.  ...  We start off to explore those rationales, and state our primary research question as: What are rationales for agile teams to use artefacts? Our research method was a multiple case study.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors express their gratitude to the graduate students who participated in the research group as component of their course 'Software Product Management' as well as to the organizations  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40411-018-0051-7 fatcat:nsktnfn43jepvjfnav7exy3r4y

Beyond the Border: A Comparative Literature Review on Communication Practices for Agile Global Outsourced Software Development Projects

Tim Dreesen, Robert Linden, Caroline Meures, Nikolaus Schmidt, Christoph Rosenkranz
2016 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)  
Based on an extensive literature review, our study (1) provides an overview of adequate practices for usage in AGOSD and (2) points out differences to traditional communication practices of agile software  ...  Therefore, our study investigates the problem of improving communication in distributed settings by identifying suitable communication practices for usage within AGOSD projects.  ...  For example, a recent study on the usage of agile software development practices revealed that 80% of the study participants use agile software development practices in distributed teams, showing an increase  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2016.612 dblp:conf/hicss/DreesenLMSR16 fatcat:mhymj6anmzbgfphbnq4xblc35m

Emergence of Agile Methods: Perceptions from Software Practitioners in Malaysia

Ani Liza Asnawi, Andrew M. Gravell, Gary B. Wills
2012 2012 Agile India  
This paper empirically investigates the perceptions of Agile methods usage from seven organisations involving 14 software practitioners in Malaysia.  ...  Agile methods are an established process for developing software nowadays. There is, however, less evidence on their usage among software practitioners in Malaysia.  ...  In addition, this study will help add to the empirical evidence of software engineering knowledge and software processes in terms of Agile methods usage.  ... 
doi:10.1109/agileindia.2012.14 fatcat:27zarrkcdfblrlmxefp5wakb2a

Issues identified in the software process due to barriers found during eliciting requirements on agile software projects: Insights from India

N. Ganesh, S. Thangasamy
2011 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Nowadays, many of the Agile based project development teams are distributed geographically across the globe.  ...  General Terms This article can be classified under the problems faced and the solutions achieved in the software life cycle management.  ...  Since it is a phenomenon of the usage of scrum in software developmental projects, we have adopted the instrumental case study approach to provide better insights into the issue.  ... 
doi:10.5120/2011-2713 fatcat:kgclr4uucndu7pe7yl5qgodjx4

On the Usage and Benefits of Agile Methods & Practices [chapter]

Philipp Diebold, Udo Mayer
2017 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Since software became a major part of the car, we were interested in identifying which agile practices are used and adapted at Bosch automotive.  ...  Therefore, we conducted a multi-case study with nine interviews from five Bosch projects. Our results showed a strong focus on Scrum.  ...  We also thank A. Schmitt, T. Zehler, S. Theobald and Dr. P. Fröhlich for providing feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-57633-6_16 fatcat:bu67e74eyjg7xlb7jv3ydbqcwy

Awareness and Perception of Agile in Saudi Software Industry

Fahad S Altuwaijri, Maria Angela Ferrario
2021 2021 IEEE/ACM 43rd International Conference on Software Engineering: Software Engineering in Society (ICSE-SEIS)  
Our findings indicate that there it seems to be a low level of awareness and usage of Agile in the country.  ...  However, we also find that those who use Agile, are appreciative of its benefits which include project management flexibility, rapid response to change, and a positive effect on team morale and communication  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank all of the participants for participating in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse-seis52602.2021.00010 fatcat:6dd3dp3qk5dlfmxxiqadznyroa

Technical and Organizational Agile Practices: A Latin-American Survey [chapter]

Nicolás Paez, Diego Fontdevila, Fernando Gainey, Alejandro Oliveros
2018 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Objective: In this study we aim to understand the actual usage of technical and organizational agile practices in the Latin-American Agile community.  ...  Team size and project duration seem to have no effect in the number of practices used.  ...  This study has focused on core/traditional agile practices and it could be interesting to study if the findings of this work apply also to newer practices like continuous delivery and specification by  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-91602-6_10 fatcat:2ptzmn4zsjdp7l62xajvovkf24

Effectiveness of Agile Practices in Global Software Development

Ritu Jain, Ugrasen Suman
2016 International Journal of Grid and Distributed Computing  
The number of case studies and experience reports, which have successfully incorporated agile practices in GSD are far more than unsuccessful cases.  ...  Agile practices can reduce the effect of various distances in distributed software development projects [S1, S5-S8].  ...  Usage of Agile Practices Usage frequency of agile practices in distributed projects is shown in Figure 1 .  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijgdc.2016.9.10.21 fatcat:ahqhz3pjszbmrh5izsod55z7se

Empirical Analysis of a Distributed Software Development Project [chapter]

Przemyslaw Cichocki, Alessandro Maccari
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
While the findings of the case study cannot be extended to other organizations without caution, we do infer a number of conclusions on cultural differences, project management tools and techniques.  ...  This paper analyses a real project team's opinions and feelings about project management techniques, software development methods and cultural difference in a multi-site project where traveling and communication  ...  , especially in the case of distributed project team that works in a deadline-driven business environment. • The insufficient number of studies that aim to understand how the usage of certain project management  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85279-7_14 fatcat:bisjx6jzlnbv7nfghgmzkmd2ye
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