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Agile Challenges in Practice: A Thematic Analysis [chapter]

Peggy Gregory, Leonor Barroca, Katie Taylor, Dina Salah, Helen Sharp
2015 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
We undertook a thematic analysis of 193 agile challenges collected at a series of agile conferences and events during 2013 and 2014.  ...  Themes were Organisation, Sustainability, Culture, Teams, Scale, Value and Claims and Limitations. We compare our findings against previous attempts to identify and categorise agile challenges.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank all those who contributed to our challenge walls and to DSDM Consortium for supporting the Agile Research Network.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18612-2_6 fatcat:eyz7bqjkdncrbhvzhxu4k3ic6y

Using Scrum in Global Software Development: A Systematic Literature Review

Emam Hossain, Muhammad Ali Babar, Hye-young Paik
2009 2009 Fourth IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering  
Keywords-Global software development, agile approaches, Scrum, systematic literature reviews I.  ...  We have conducted a systematic literature review of the primary studies that report using Scrum practices in GSD projects.  ...  CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH We have conducted a systematic review of the literature on the use of Scrum practices in GSD projects.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icgse.2009.25 dblp:conf/icgse/HossainBP09 fatcat:ovelx763jzdppouih6cjlbt7de

(Fr)Agile, Handle with Care! A Systematic Literature Review of the Nature and Limits of Agile Methods

2021 International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research  
Design/Methodology/Approach: A systematic literature review is conducted on the base of 30 studies published between 1975 and 2019 in scientific journals to identify and to describe coordination-relevant  ...  Only few of the contributions of the literature review are based on theories or empirically test the effectiveness/efficiency of agile methods; most are conceptual in nature.  ...  SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW ON AGILE METHODS Systematic Literature Review as a Research Method In management research as well as in other social sciences, a literature analysis is considered to be an  ... 
doi:10.20431/2349-0349.0908005 fatcat:tei2ivwyfravxnuaj3m7uhu42q

Revealing the State-of-the-Art in Large-Scale Agile Development: A Systematic Mapping Study [article]

Ömer Uludag, Pascal Philipp, Abheeshta Putta, Maria Paasivaara, Casper Lassenius, Florian Matthes
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Conclusion: This mapping study provides the first systematic exploration of the state-of-the-art on large-scale agile development.  ...  It offers researchers and practitioners a reflection of the past thirteen years of research on the large-scale application of agile methods.  ...  Systematic literature review/Systematic mapping study Collects and analyzes primary data to address a specific research question or topic using a systematic literature review or systematic mapping study  ... 
arXiv:2007.05578v3 fatcat:w5agjbn3avcxjo77u4vpxwa6s4

Risk Identification and Mitigation Processes for Using Scrum in Global Software Development: A Conceptual Framework

Emam Hossain, Muhammad Ali Babar, Hye-young Paik, June Verner
2009 2009 16th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference  
We conduct a Systematic Literature Review (SLR) following existing guidelines to identify primary papers that discuss the use of Scrum practices in GSD projects.  ...  But project stakeholder distribution in GSD creates a number of challenges that make it difficult to use some agile practices.  ...  To address this research challenge, we propose a conceptual framework based on an extensive review and systematic analysis of the GSD research literature.  ... 
doi:10.1109/apsec.2009.56 dblp:conf/apsec/HossainBPV09 fatcat:7vgmkjyvjfh3flpm7gexiot73u

Enabling Team Autonomy in a Large Public Organization

Parastoo Mohagheghi, Casper Lassenius, Ingrid Omang Bakken
2020 International Conference on Agile Software Development  
Defining a clear product boundary and reducing dependencies on other teams, developing necessary skills and changing the financing model are recognized as the main success factors, as well as the main  ...  As a result, the team can better balance between delivering new features and quality improvements, continuously deliver software with less overhead and focus on its mission to deliver user-friendly services  ...  Related Work A systematic literature review on agile methods in the public sector citing 17 primary studies reported several benefits, including faster value delivery, increased end-user satisfaction,  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-58858-8_25 dblp:conf/xpu/MohagheghiLB20 fatcat:5sissvvobffufgfe3rcfhrnebe

Getting Agile Methods to Work for Cordys Global Software Product Development [chapter]

Jos van Hillegersberg, Gerwin Ligtenberg, Mehmet N. Aydin
2011 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
However, systematic literature reviews reveal that detailed evaluative studies are scarce and limited to small and medium sized projects.  ...  This study presents a framework that integrates best practices of adapting and applying agile methods reported in the literature.  ...  Paasivaara and Lassenius [16] summarize the key questions as: Based on a systematic literature review, Hossain et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24815-3_8 fatcat:ag7kka6hrfaj3fsh2r56gomodu

Towards Pertinent Characteristics of Agility and Agile Practices for Software Processes

José Fortuna Abrantes, Guilherme Horta Travassos
2013 CLEI Electronic Journal  
Method: From 18 agility characteristics and 17 agile practices applicable to software processes revealed through systematic literature reviews performed in 2010, a survey was conducted to assess their  ...  Results: 16 agility characteristics and 15 agile practices were considered pertinent to insert agility in software processes. Conclusion: Results should be used sparingly.  ...  software processes; the second one includes agile practices, also identified through systematic literature review.  ... 
doi:10.19153/cleiej.16.1.5 fatcat:5z3pjqlknbcb5h4hli5p7yzlpq

Challenges and success factors for large-scale agile transformations: A systematic literature review

Kim Dikert, Maria Paasivaara, Casper Lassenius
2016 Journal of Systems and Software  
In this paper we present a systematic literature review on how agile methods and lean software development has been adopted at scale, focusing on reported challenges and success factors in the transformation  ...  We conducted a systematic literature review of industrial large-scale agile transformations. Our keyword search found 1875 papers.  ...  In this paper, we present the results of a systematic literature review on the topic of large-scale agile transformations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2016.06.013 fatcat:muw3qzzhujhw3b4axd4nwsm5tq

Safety-Critical Systems and Agile Development: A Mapping Study [article]

Rashidah Kasauli and Eric Knauss and Benjamin Kanagwa and Agneta Nilsson and Gul Calikli
2018 arXiv   pre-print
We then present a systematic mapping study on safety-critical systems and agile development through this lens in order to map potential benefits, challenges, and solution candidates for guiding future  ...  In the last decades, agile methods had a huge impact on how software is developed. In many cases, this has led to significant benefits, such as quality and speed of software deliveries to customers.  ...  Specifically, we relied on a literature review on agile methods [1] to select most commonly used search terms.  ... 
arXiv:1807.07800v2 fatcat:ovq5mv7475b23bruss76a77sqa

Practically best friends?! Agility and ISO 9001

Patricia A. Adam
2021 Management; 5  
The findings were based on interviews with managers and team members from various organisations of different sizes and industries working in an agile manner as well as on common audit practices and a literature  ...  The outcome presents a clear distinction of agility from flexibility as well as useful guidelines for the integration of agile processes in QM systems - for QM practitioners and auditors alike.  ...  Therefore, review processes of agile teams might even be superior to the usual review processes.  ... 
doi:10.25968/opus-2092 fatcat:5pbfuq6cyrfcbdjoxw2wxsv3ce

Earn Your Wings: A Novel Approach to Deployment Governance [chapter]

Yvan Petit, Carl Marnewick
2019 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
agile approaches.  ...  This paper presents a model to assess team autonomy developed and deployed in a South African bank's IT department.  ...  Literature Review Parker, Holesgrove, and Pathak [11] define a self-organized team "as a self-regulated, semi-autonomous small group of employees whose members determine, plan and manage their day-to-day  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-30126-2_8 fatcat:3ceu7gmvojcrjmqttwq6whs7um

The challenges that challenge: Engaging with agile practitioners' concerns

Peggy Gregory, Leonor Barroca, Helen Sharp, Advait Deshpande, Katie Taylor
2016 Information and Software Technology  
Investigating one challenge in the Case Study uncovered a set of new challenges, which were interrelated. Over 50% of survey respondents experienced challenges highlighted in the Case Study.  ...  Some challenges, such as doing agile in a non-agile environment, are multi-dimensional, affect many aspects of practice, and may be experienced simultaneously as business, organisational, social and adaptation  ...  Overall, the picture is one of a complex, multi-faceted and constantly changing landscape of practitioner challenges.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2016.04.006 fatcat:sghs3oczlfek5esth2aijhrudu

Publisher's note

2016 Information and Software Technology  
Investigating one challenge in the Case Study uncovered a set of new challenges, which were interrelated. Over 50% of survey respondents experienced challenges highlighted in the Case Study.  ...  Some challenges, such as doing agile in a non-agile environment, are multi-dimensional, affect many aspects of practice, and may be experienced simultaneously as business, organisational, social and adaptation  ...  This would, however, need to be confirmed by a more up-to-date systematic literature review.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2016.03.003 fatcat:vvul4uvgtrgzvdu5e7xybq5y34

Developing Innovative Integrated Business Solutions Using a Scrum Project Management Methodology

Jamie McLellan, William A. Young, Elizabeth C. Levin, Lester W. Johnson
2021 Businesses  
This research adds to the body of literature on the application of agile in IBSs and presents an argument for converting its conceptual model into a practice delivery.  ...  Though both IBSs and agile have been around for several decades, their development is still in a state of infancy.  ...  Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/businesses1020007 fatcat:6uk7ljlfyvftfjgvnjihszhpmu
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