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Coordination mechanisms: Towards a conceptual foundation of CSCW systems design

Kjeld Schmidt, Carla Simonee
1996 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
On the basis of the evidence of this corpus of empirical studies, the paper outlines a theory of the use of artifacts for coordination purposes in cooperative work settings, derives a set of general requirements  ...  The paper outlines an approach to CSCW systems design based on the concept of 'coordination mechanisms.'  ...  Acknowledgments The development of the framework outlined in this paper was supported by Esprit Basic Research through Action 6225 (COMIC or Computer-based Coordination mechanisms in Cooperative Work)  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf00133655 fatcat:2ottl2f5ufd7ni4jy62hwwmcda

Lean and White-Collar Work: Towards New Forms of Industrialisation of Knowledge Work and Office Jobs?

Tobias Kaempf
2018 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
Two case studies are compared: the implementation of lean in the administration of a traditional industrial company and the reorganisation of software development by combining lean with Agile methods in  ...  Drawing on extensive empirical fieldwork, this article shows the fundamental changes in knowledge and office work as a result of new lean concepts.  ...  After an elaboration of the research perspective and an outline of the empirical approach, two case studies will be compared: the implementation of lean in the administration of an industrial company and  ... 
doi:10.31269/triplec.v16i2.1048 fatcat:xotq5obscncixffkm5xqigkx3e

How does Kanban impact communication and collaboration in software engineering teams?

Nilay Oza, Fabian Fagerholm, Jurgen Munch
2013 2013 6th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE)  
Besides presenting the study and the results, the article gives an outlook on future work.  ...  Highly iterative development processes such as Kanban have gained significant importance in industry. However, the impact of such processes on team collaboration and communication is widely unknown.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The study has been suppo rted by Tekes as part of the SCABO project, the Cloud Software Program, and the Cloud Software Factory project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/chase.2013.6614747 dblp:conf/icse/OzaFM13 fatcat:bnw5lhcdnjg4tj67f75lhbqrai

Scrumbanfall: An Agile Integration of Scrum and Kanban with Waterfall in Software Engineering

An empirical analysis, for resolution of such issues, with the help of 'Waterfall' model and its life cycle protocols is the main goal this research study by integrating Scrum and Kanban with Waterfall  ...  Scrumban, a mixture of both Scrum and Kanban, has derived strengths of both frameworks, in formation of a robust framework against challenges of Agile Software Engineering (ASE) methodologies like work  ...  Tripathi et al [19] have investigated on implementation of Kanban to address the challenges of Scrum in large scaled project using empirical case study in 2015 and concluded that visualization of project  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.d1437.029420 fatcat:gkw6gcsao5h2fpxsuajb3tdk3e

How a 4-day Work Week affects Agile Software Development Teams [article]

Julia Topp, Jan Hendrik Hille, Michael Neumann, David Mötefindt
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Thus, one may assume that the specific work organization of companies impacts the work of ASD teams.  ...  Objective: Our study presents empirical findings on the effects on ASD teams operating remote in a 4-day work week organization.  ...  [16] analyzed the impact of the switch to remote work on agile software development teams.  ... 
arXiv:2111.08968v1 fatcat:3tnnmxzjffdfjb4ljhdbfwn5jq

Working in virtual teams: A systematic literature review and a bibliometric analysis

Garro Abarca Victor, Palos-Sanchez Pedro R., Rus-Arias Enrique
2020 IEEE Access  
The second focused on empirical work and concluded that the location of the remote worker appears to be an important factor.  ...  IS KEY FORD RC;PICCOLO RF;FORD LR 16 24 SCO 2016 STUDENT EVALUATION OF A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT LEARNING: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY FOR LEARNING IMPROVEMENT GONZLEZ-MARCOS A  ...  The main lines of research are entrepreneurship and teleworking or remote work. He combines this activity with that of editor in the Economipedia magazine.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3023546 fatcat:npqc4lawlzaevlwnmqr7naxiyq

Going Agile, a Post-Pandemic Universal Work Paradigm - A Theoretical Narrative Review

Dana Rad, Gavril Rad
2021 Postmodern Openings  
This paper is a theoretical narrative review on the general topic of agile work.  ...  After defining the concepts of agile method tailoring and agile maturity, the data obtained in the theoretical narrative analysis reveal that the implementing agile methodologies have a direct impact on  ...  This study evaluates the direct impact of agile management on project performance while taking into account all of its aspects, investigating the mediating factor of project performance, and assessing  ... 
doi:10.18662/po/12.4/380 fatcat:lfabn46olrcdtncxtfneobihye

Job Satisfaction in Agile Development Teams: Agile Development as Work Redesign

John Tripp, Cindy Rienemschneider, Jason Thatcher
2016 Journal of the AIS  
Finally, we found interaction effects between the use of agile project-management and software-development approaches and the perception of job autonomy.  ...  With this study, we contribute to the literature by theoretically explaining and directly evaluating agile development practices' impact on individuals' perceptions about their job characteristics and  ...  Furthermore, many researchers investigated the influence of one or only a few of the practices enumerated in an agile method.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00426 fatcat:i5i6w6dg6bbexl6druj3xbjy3a

Lean principles, learning, and knowledge work: Evidence from a software services provider

Bradley R. Staats, David James Brunner, David M. Upton
2011 Journal of Operations Management  
Then, combining a detailed case study and empirical analysis, we find that lean software projects perform better than non-lean software projects at the company for most performance outcomes.  ...  Then, combining a detailed case study and empirical analysis, we find that lean software projects perform better than nonlean software projects at the company for most performance outcomes.  ...  In particular, our study examines implementation of lean production in knowledge work, investigating the experience of one company.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jom.2010.11.005 fatcat:ku45euggebaztg7slhbo3edjme

How agile teams make self-assignment work: a grounded theory study

Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda, Kelly Blincoe
2020 Empirical Software Engineering  
There has been very little empirical research on self-assignment. This Grounded Theory study explores how self-assignment works in agile projects.  ...  Self-assignment, a self-directed method of task allocation in which teams and individuals assign and choose work for themselves, is considered one of the hallmark practices of empowered, self-organizing  ...  This study was conducted under approval from the Human Participants Ethics Committee at the University of Auckland.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-020-09876-x fatcat:pdzp2muo2nbohp7e7odey2pylq

On the benefits and challenges of using kanban in software engineering: a structured synthesis study

Paulo Sérgio Medeiros dos Santos, Alessandro Caetano Beltrão, Bruno Pedraça de Souza, Guilherme Horta Travassos
2018 Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development  
Kanban in their software projects.  ...  Conclusions: Syntheses studies represent a fundamental step in organizing the body of evidence as an empirically-grounded reference for decision-making in practice.  ...  Journal of Software Engineering Research and Development (2018) 6:13 Competing interests The authors declare that they have no competing interests.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40411-018-0057-1 fatcat:za6obddkuvhjloar2vpq6gss4i

Key skills to work with agile frameworks in Software Engineering: Chilean perspectives

Hector Cornide-Reyes, Fabian Riquelme, Rene Noel, Rodolfo Villarroel, Cristian Cechinel, Patricio Letelier, Roberto Munoz
2021 IEEE Access  
For this reason, they recommend that efforts should focus on strengthening soft skills because they have a direct impact on the development of an agile culture around work.  ...  In these works, the authors describe how they integrated project-based learning for the development of software projects.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3087717 fatcat:6d3ltqmjszaujcy4h2ae5epgpy

Towards an Evidence-Based Understanding of Emergence of Architecture through Continuous Refactoring in Agile Software Development

Lianping Chen, Muhammad Ali Babar
2014 2014 IEEE/IFIP Conference on Software Architecture  
The proponents of Agile software development approaches claim that software architecture emerges from continuous small refactoring, hence, there is not much value in spending upfront effort on architecture  ...  Based on a large-scale empirical study involving 102 practitioners who had worked with agile and architecture approaches, we have found that whether or not architecture emerges through continuous refactoring  ...  The first author also acknowledges the help of Bashar Nuseibeh, Klaas-Jan Stol, Soo Ling Lim, and Sajid Ibrahim Hashmi for improving an initial draft of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wicsa.2014.45 dblp:conf/wicsa/ChenB14 fatcat:es2mjlg5jndr7apudql5gbfeze

A New Approach for Distributed Software Engineering Teams Based on Kanban Method for Reducing Dependency

Maha Khaled Yacoub, Mostafa Abdel Athim Mostafa, Ahmed Bahaa Farid
2016 Journal of Software  
The declared benefits of Kanban have gained. significant importance as an agile project management method in the software development industry.  ...  Kanban is one way to execute Lean thinking, in this study we focus on communication waste.Adopting the Kanban method has become more popular in the software development and has obtained powerful practitioner-driven  ...  Kanban Use Case and Results Regarding to this case study we were able to confirm that it is better to use Kanban in globally distributed developing project.  ... 
doi:10.17706/jsw.11.12.1231-1241 fatcat:jgzzm3o4affqdabkupdt325ndq

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  
The number of analysts/developers etc working on Kanban projects also increased steadily in almost exactly the same proportion as the number of projects described above.  ...  Based on a detailed investigation of the Digi-Hub development team over a 12 month period, the study found that lead time to deliver software improved by 37%, consistency of delivery rose by 47% and defects  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20677-1_10 fatcat:ge25ggyevjdmtbgs5zv7ishvsa
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