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Bender – An Educational Game for Teaching Agile Hardware Development

Daniel Omidvarkarjan, Jonas Conrad, Constantin Herbst, Christoph Klahn, Mirko Meboldt
2020 Procedia Manufacturing  
Within this paper, an educational game is presented that transfers Agile principles for the development of physical systems.  ...  Furthermore, the students expressed that they perceived the game to improve their learning regarding Agile hardware development.  ...  In accordance to [7] , principles are defined within this study as key characteristics that a process must reflect to be considered Agile.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2020.04.023 fatcat:6qr7xkhqtjdqlenyjrcdp63ueu

Agile software development in large organizations

M. Lindvall, D. Muthig, A. Dagnino, C. Wallin, M. Stupperich, D. Kiefer, J. May, T. Kahkonen
2004 Computer  
Nokia While agile practices can match the needs of large organizations-especially for small, collocated teams-integrating new practices with existing processes and quality systems will require further  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the following for contributing to this article: at Motorola, Azeem Ayoob, Matthew Baarman, Jason Bowers  ...  DaimlerChrysler thus identifies agile methods as another tool in the software process improvement toolbox that includes, for example, the SEI's Capability Maturity Model.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2004.231 fatcat:gwm3jbbqxfgmbhhnwmdoacdbam

Joining Forces: Applying Design Thinking Techniques in Scrum Meetings [chapter]

Franziska Dobrigkeit, Christoph Matthies, Ralf Teusner, Michael Perscheid
2021 Understanding Innovation  
Accordingly, the design thinking approach provides a process with different phases and accompanying techniques for each step.  ...  These design thinking techniques can support shared understanding in teams and can improve collaboration, creativity, and product understanding.  ...  It is focused on inspecting and improving the executed development process of teams and is concerned with creating a plan for improvements to be enacted in the future [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-76324-4_17 fatcat:td2efoc2rvgyfovjn7t7rjnuky

Progressive integration of method components: A case of agile is development methods

Rebecca Deneckere, Elena Kornyshova, Adrian Iacovelli
2016 2016 IEEE Tenth International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS)  
In a real case of a development company, we have practiced and observed the progressive introduction of agile method components instead of the construction or customization of methods in one go.  ...  In this paper, we describe a practitioner experience of a gradual integration of different method components (issued from agile methods of software development).  ...  Integration process: Meetings were planned regularly to improve the communication between all the team members, with a direct internet access for the team member working remotely.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rcis.2016.7549347 dblp:conf/rcis/DeneckereKI16 fatcat:vregmytf6vanbfrltug2kwxgcy

A fishbowl with piranhas

Steven Fraser, Linda Rising, Scott Ambler, Alistair Cockburn, Jutta Eckstein, David Hussman, Randy Miller, Mark Striebeck, Dave Thomas
2006 Companion to the 21st ACM SIGPLAN conference on Object-oriented programming systems, languages, and applications - OOPSLA '06  
In the early 90s there was a convergence of object-oriented design methodologies  ...  Are agile software development practices converging? Are some practices becoming more integrated and/or more widely adopted than others?  ...  For the past five years, David has mentored and coached agile teams in the U.S., Canada, Russia, and Ukraine.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1176617.1176750 dblp:conf/oopsla/FraserRACEHMST06 fatcat:72kl6yecqnaexiwx647gz426b4

Ilościowe i jakościowe metody gemifikacji wykorzystywane w zarządzaniu procesami wytwórczymi oprogramowania – Studium przypadku

Mariusz Chmielewski, Kazimierz Piotrkowski, Piotr Medyński
2017 Przegląd Organizacji  
Zebrane doświadczenia obejmują zarówno aspekty techniczne, jak i organizacyjne tego procesu i pozwoliły na skonstruowanie i rozwój dwóch autorskich narzędzi GAMIFICATION.ISOLUTION oraz Agile Toolbox.  ...  Employees gamification panel in Agile Toolbox -web application -demonstrating information for team manager Source: own elaboration  ...  This tool -the Agile Toolbox -is a configurable web portal access to which may be given to individual employees, teams, departments or whole organizations.  ... 
doi:10.33141/po.2017.11.08 fatcat:kdk63fpiujfd5ae5bufkiiqu24

Towards Empirically Validated Remedies for Scrum Retrospective Headaches [article]

Christoph Matthies, Franziska Dobrigkeit
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Agile methods, especially Scrum, have become staples of the modern software development industry. Retrospective meetings are Scrum's instrument for process improvement and adaptation.  ...  Agile practitioners have highlighted common problems, i.e. headaches, that repeatedly appear in meetings and negatively impact the quality of process improvement efforts.  ...  [9] 2013 Project Retrospectives: A Handbook for Team Reviews [23] 2014 Getting value out of Agile Retrospectives: A Toolbox of Retrospective Exercises [10] 2015 Agile Retrospective Kickstarter [17  ... 
arXiv:1910.08763v2 fatcat:q4iwedravrfxnb37xlguysykza

Gamifying Requirements Engineering for Better Practice

Mohammed El Amin Tebib
2019 Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality  
[Contribution] The research will provides an approach that offers more games for all RE' activities, and evaluates rigorously their effectiveness to improve RE' training and RE' application.  ...  Context] Although Requirements Engineering (RE) is recognized as a critical factor for the success of software and systems development projects, RE related issues are still in the top ten root causes of  ...  In our approach we aim to follow an iterative process, in a first step we'll conduct interviews to have a better understanding of the kind of games to use among our games toolbox.  ... 
dblp:conf/refsq/Tebib19 fatcat:42v3rfusa5g25n7fnyqveseqrq

UX Toolbox for Software Developers [article]

Tina Øvad Pedersen
2016 Ph.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet  
The aim of this thesis is to investigate how agility can be achieved when performing UX work within an agile, industrial software environment.  ...  participating in this work.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We wish to thank all participating staff at TC Electronic, SenDx Medical and Radiometer Medical for participating in this work.  ... 
doi:10.5278/vbn.phd.engsci.00060 fatcat:ngwlscdpazg4fhrkboj7uvadaa

Orchestrators of Innovation-Driven Regional Development: Experiences from the INNOFOKUS Project and Change2020 Programme

Mervi Rajahonka, Toni Pienonen, Riikka Kuusisto, Jari Handelberg
2015 Technology Innovation Management Review  
Acknowledgements This article is a further developed version of the chapter by J. Handelberg, R. Kuusisto, T. Pienonen, and M.  ...  Rajahonka (2015): "Co-creating Synergy: Learning-Driven Regional Development", which was published in P. Lappalainen, M. Markkula, and H.  ...  Also, a Toolbox game-development competition was arranged.  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview/937 fatcat:c54by643nfgfpdssyheow6x2mi

On the Perception, Adoption and Implementation of Design Thinking in the IT Industry [chapter]

Tilmann Lindberg, Eva Köppen, Ingo Rauth, Christoph Meinel
2011 Design Thinking Research  
Introduction: Design Thinking as a Complementary Design Paradigm for the IT Industry?  ...  Against this background, design thinking has been discussed and applied as a new design paradigm for IT development.  ...  To do so, those workshops suggest a prescriptive process model guiding the team through a design workflow in which first the team learns about the problem, then synthesizes the gained information to a  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21643-5_13 fatcat:uahs6uxbcbfxlo6wefjfjidgvq

Leveraging creativity in requirements elicitation within agile software development: a systematic literature review

Ainhoa Aldave, Juan M. Vara, David Granada, Esperanza Marcos
2019 Journal of Systems and Software  
Despite this being a new research field, there is a mixture of techniques, tools and processes that have already been and are currently being successfully tested in industry.  ...  To fill this gap, some authors argue in favor of the application of Creative thinking for requirements elicitation within agile software development.  ...  Maiden In [S9], the author discusses the need to provide requirements analysts with a new creative and agile toolbox and the right instructions to use them.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2019.110396 fatcat:76hrcyxlhzhblgyovdzq3tigsa

Adapting PROFES for Use in an Agile Process: An Industry Experience Report [chapter]

Andreas Jedlitschka, Dirk Hamann, Thomas Göhlert, Astrid Schröder
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Objective: Adapt the PROFES Improvement Methodology for use in an industrial, agile process context, to ensure more predictable product quality.  ...  Conclusion: The cost-value ratio of applying PROFES as an improvement methodology in an agile environment has to be carefully considered.  ...  We would also like to thank Dietmar Pfahl for fruitful discussions and the anonymous reviewers for giving valuable feedback, thus helping to improve the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11497455_39 fatcat:jmunxovhr5eulifl5rcwtve7ei

Agile Development of an Attitude-Behaviour Driven Simulation of Alcohol Consumption Dynamics

Daniel Moyo, Abdallah K. Ally, Alan Brennan, Paul Norman, Robin C. Purshouse, Mark Strong
2015 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
Software processes have many variations, each with their own unique advantages and disadvantages depending on the constraints (such as: human resources, time, finance, quality) facing a project team.  ...  Software engineering provides structured processes and techniques for designing, documenting, implementing and testing computer software.  ...  We would also like to thank researchers from the Centre for Research in Social Simulation (CRESS) at the University of Surrey and Jürgen Rehm and his team at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.2841 fatcat:262z5uq5dfca7ettjx5zxe4gpy

Role clarity deficiencies can wreck agile teams

Helena Barke, Lutz Prechelt
2019 PeerJ Computer Science  
Background What dynamics arise in a self-organizing team from the negotiation of everybody's role?  ...  Role clarity allows a team to work smoothly and effectively and to develop its members' skills fast.  ...  The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.241 pmid:33816894 pmcid:PMC7924487 fatcat:s6hvocqe6zdbllhi44dd456ngm
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