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Hybrid software and system development in practice: waterfall, scrum, and beyond

Marco Kuhrmann, Eckhart Hanser, Christian R. Prause, Philipp Diebold, Jürgen Münch, Paolo Tell, Vahid Garousi, Michael Felderer, Kitija Trektere, Fergal McCaffery, Oliver Linssen
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Software and System Process - ICSSP 2017  
Software and system development faces numerous challenges of rapidly changing markets.  ...  We study which approaches are used in practice, how dierent approaches are combined, and what contextual factors inuence the use and combination of hybrid software development approaches.  ...  This question aims to study the development approaches for software and system development used in practice. RQ 2 How are the dierent development approaches combined?  ... 
doi:10.1145/3084100.3084104 dblp:conf/ispw/KuhrmannDMTGFTM17 fatcat:nz2ujt2n6bga3kcruev5sqfrdi

Several Ideas on Integration of SCRUM Practices within Microsoft Solutions Framework

Jai Vigneshwar Alavandhar, Oksana Ņikiforova
2017 Applied Computer Systems  
In order to develop and deliver a software project successfully, any software development organisation has to follow a well-known and recognised software engineering process for successful delivery and  ...  In the paper, we aim at studying and comparing two software engineering processes, which are based on different paradigms or models, and proposing a hybrid methodology, which integrates advantages of both  ...  In each period, different software development models were popular, for example, the traditional waterfall model was used as a model for most software and system development projects.  ... 
doi:10.1515/acss-2017-0010 fatcat:t74o4ibrsff7pbmocthbngfq5u

Flipping the Script on Project Management Practices in Education: Outcomes of Applying Agile Development Methodologies in a Classroom Setting

Saif Abid, Maxim Antipin, Hamid S. Timorabadi
2018 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
A multidisciplinary student team applies Waterfall and Agile (Scrum) project man-agement strategies over a period of 10 months to a pro-ject based capstone course.  ...  The lessons learned and recommendations provided in this study are generalized such that they can be applied in other project based courses as well.  ...  These projects need to have identical goals and requirements. In addition, the teams need to be of equal skill sets and have the same timeline.  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.13027 fatcat:2a5qetu3zrhf5mkrk7yhsl5io4

Is Water-Scrum-Fall Reality? On the Use of Agile and Traditional Development Practices [chapter]

Georgios Theocharis, Marco Kuhrmann, Jürgen Münch, Philipp Diebold
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Second, despite the assumed dominance of agile methods, our results clearly show that companies enact context-specific hybrid solutions in which traditional and agile development approaches are used in  ...  and, thus, we often lack the ability to ground process-related research in practically relevant issues.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was partially carried out and supported by a Software Campus project (BMBF 01IS12053) funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-26844-6_11 fatcat:xpxdxim2wrd5nayzradajsefxy

RECENT AGILE REQUIREMENT ENGINEERING PRACTICES IN IT PROJECTS: A CASE ANALYSIS

Büşra Özdenizci KÖSE
2019 Business And Management Studies An International Journal  
This study examines importance of RE practices in agile software development projects, and explores which aspects of the RE practices are perceived as most critical and how such aspects are adapted in  ...  Today, the implementation of high quality and efficient Requirement Engineering (RE) practices in agile software development projects, is gaining great importance.  ...  Hybrid Software Development: Lean + Agile In addition to all the foregoing, another guideline is to combine lean and agile approaches in software development.  ... 
doi:10.15295/bmij.v7i4.1214 fatcat:kklivdcoq5ejtfdo3j5kebxrdq

Analyzing Agile Development – from Waterfall Style to Scrumban

Marian STOICA, Bogdan GHILIC-MICU, Marinela MIRCEA, Cristian USCATU
2016 Informatică economică  
In this study we aim to identify the elements that impact on agility in developing software products, in a gradual approach, from the traditional waterfall model towards approaches like Scrumban.  ...  Additionally, we will understand the social dimension of using agile methodologies in software development projects and the main barriers in adopting such methodologies.  ...  , as one of the SCRUM methodology parents, Jeff Sutherland pointed out in[7], Agile is only a subset of the LEAN philosophy, which, in turn, is a subset of Systems Thinking practices and principles.  ... 
doi:10.12948/issn14531305/20.4.2016.01 fatcat:suc54ojhdja6bolxkfhy2aczte

Quality Assurance in the Context of Contemporary Software Practice [article]

Stephen G. MacDonell
2022 arXiv   pre-print
We review the literature on the nature of quality assurance in the context of comnplex systems developed using iterative and incremental approaches.  ...  Known as the HELENA Project (Hybrid dEveLopmENt Approaches in software systems development), the study was undertaken over three phases, culminating in a single multi-language survey distributed across  ...  They too were seeking to develop novel ways to reconcile model-based approaches to specifying system behaviours with increasingly agile development processes and practices in the DoD.  ... 
arXiv:2205.00149v1 fatcat:xfb6y7dxtfashfr2ilca2vuovi

Running on Hybrid: Control Changes when Introducing an Agile Methodology in a Traditional "Waterfall" System Development Environment

Lakshman Mahadevan, William J. Kettinger, Thomas O. Meservy
2015 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
In practice, the difference between Agile and Waterfall may not be as stark as those in Table 1 .  ...  (Scrum master) Shared awareness extended beyond just the development team.  ...  His research focuses on senior executives, strategic information management, IT and supply chain management, systems development, and online service quality.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.03605 fatcat:vwah32nqdff4lev3cx3s3tmyzq

Challenges and Solutions of Applying Large-Scale Agile at Organization-al Level

Florin DUMITRIU, Gabriela MESNITA, Laura Diana RADU
2019 Informatică economică  
Large-scale agile development receives widespread interest today in research and practice.  ...  agility beyond individual team or project.  ...  Using hybrid methods The Waterfall model was the dominant software development approach in large companies but, in the last years, as agile approach has grown in favor, they are increasingly transitioning  ... 
doi:10.12948/issn14531305/23.3.2019.06 fatcat:sgeg52gskrdkxavg2duytftyby

Shock Therapy: A Bootstrap for Hyper-Productive Scrum

Jeff Sutherland, Scott Downey, Björn Granvik
2009 2009 Agile Conference  
A pattern is emerging at MySpace in California and Jayway in Sweden, for bootstrapping high performing Scrum teams.  ...  For many developers and managers, the experience is a wake up call to agile awareness.  ...  The best Scrum teams in the world average 750% gains over the velocity of waterfall teams with much higher quality, customer satisfaction, and developer experience. We have see this in the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.1109/agile.2009.28 dblp:conf/agiledc/SutherlandDG09 fatcat:q5htnu7vqvewxh3icxvraochky

A study of enabling factors for rapid fielding combined practices to balance speed and stability

Stephany Bellomo, Robert L. Nord, Ipek Ozkaya
2013 2013 35th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)  
Index Terms-agile software development, architecture, speed, stability, rapid fielding, software development practices Report Documentation Page Form Approved OMB No. 0704-0188 Public reporting burden  ...  Agile projects are showing greater promise in rapid fielding as compared to waterfall projects. However, there is a lack of clarity regarding what really constitutes and contributes to success.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the following individuals for their help and feedback during data collection: Deborah Brey, Christy Hermansen, Einar Landre and Josh Seckel.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2013.6606648 dblp:conf/icse/BellomoNO13 fatcat:gbuuxw5ic5cwzpwq33i5f6yjwy

Complex software project development: agile methods adoption

Deepti Mishra, Alok Mishra
2011 Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution Research and Practice  
The objective of this paper is to analyze the agile development methodologies and management approach used in developing a complex software project.  ...  This further demonstrates how to overcome risks and barriers in each development phase of such complex inventive software projects.  ...  Project management Scrum and XP The project management approach used in the complex software project was mainly based on the hybrid usage of Scrum and XP that are two types of agile software development  ... 
doi:10.1002/smr.528 fatcat:tmjzw55rcrgrbhe2nbpe2qd7q4

Extending Software Project Agility with New Product Development Enterprise Agility

Petri Kettunen
2007 Software Process: Improvement and Practice  
The (embedded) software product development projects working in such environments face the turbulence either directly or indirectly, and agile software methods could potentially help to cope with the challenges  ...  An industrial product development case example is illustrated, suggesting how software product development agility should be improved within the larger organizational context (SPI-in-the-large).  ...  Often no one agile software method is in practice a complete solution for all situations. Consequently, there is a trend to combine and adapt different methods and practices to various hybrids.  ... 
doi:10.1002/spip.342 fatcat:mmlofqymznewbirsohcrby7euy

What are Hybrid Development Methods Made Of? An Evidence-Based Characterization

Paolo Tell, Jil Klunder, Steffen Kupper, David Raffo, Stephen G. MacDonell, Jurgen Munch, Dietmar Pfahl, Oliver Linssen, Marco Kuhrmann
2019 2019 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software and System Processes (ICSSP)  
Our findings reveal that only eight methods and few practices build the core of modern software development. This small set allows for statistically constructing hybrid development methods.  ...  Grounded in 1,467 data points from a large-scale online survey among practitioners, we study the current state of practice in process use to answer the question: What are hybrid development methods made  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank all the study participants and the researchers involved in the HELENA project for their great effort in collecting data.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icssp.2019.00022 dblp:conf/ispw/TellKKRMMPLK19 fatcat:tspm7eis6bf7dckql72oey2qma

Using Scrum Together with UML Models: A Collaborative University-Industry R&D Software Project [chapter]

Nuno Santos, João M. Fernandes, M. Sameiro Carvalho, Pedro V. Silva, Fábio A. Fernandes, Márcio P. Rebelo, Diogo Barbosa, Paulo Maia, Marco Couto, Ricardo J. Machado
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Conducting research and development (R&D) software projects, in an environment where both industry and university collaborate, is challenging due to many factors.  ...  aware of the characteristics of the system under development.  ...  This paper presents how a R&D project for developing a software system was conducted by combining some Scrum practices with UML models dedicated to document requirements and architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-42089-9_34 fatcat:oljdsqwadvdmdnejxn7kqqtw2y
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