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Communication Practices in a Distributed Scrum Project [article]

Petteri Raety, Benjamin Behm, Kim-Karol Dikert, Maria Paasivaara, Casper Lassenius, Daniela Damian
2013 arXiv   pre-print
While global software development (GSD) projects face cultural and time differences, the biggest challenge is communication. We studied a distributed student project with an industrial customer.  ...  By comparing Scrum standup times and VCS activity we found that the live communication of standups activated people to work on the project.  ...  Without their consent to arrange standups late in the evening or early in the morning, organizing a distributed course using Scrum between sites located ten time zones apart would not have been possible  ... 
arXiv:1308.2260v1 fatcat:ltriary5vzevxf56bwhv2ur3qm

The Proposed GSD Model to Solve Coordination and Communication Problems

Somaya Asiri, M. Rizwan Jameel Qureshi
2014 International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science  
Scrum method offers a distinctive feature to mitigate the effects of socio-cultural and geographical but not temporal distance on coordination in GSD projects.  ...  This paper explains how Scrum helps to mitigate the effects of temporal distance that includes increased coordination costs in GSD projects. environment.  ...  Teaching a Globally Distributed Project Course Using Scrum Practices [4] .  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijmecs.2014.11.03 fatcat:4jb33r2tj5exnnxqvveccbrdpi

Mitigating Coordination Costs in Global Software Development Using Scrum

M. Rizwan Jameel Qureshi, Noha Alsulami
2014 International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business  
A web application called (Distributed Scrum Web Application) provides various advantages for Scrum teams.  ...  Scrum method offers a distinctive feature to mitigate the effects of socio-cultural and geographical but not temporal distance on coordination in GSD projects.  ...  Teaching a Globally Distributed Project Course Using Scrum Practices [4] There were some problems when Agile and Scrum were applied in this project such as: the developers did not work as one team but  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijieeb.2014.03.03 fatcat:th6aborxyjcavm4ah2a3ckwr44

Could Global Software Development Benefit from Agile Methods?

Maria Paasivaara, Casper Lassenius
2006 2006 IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE'06)  
We also intend to test the use of agile principles in globally distributed student projects developing software for industrial clients.  ...  However, agile methods have been successfully used in distributed projects, indicating that they could benefit global software development.  ...  The course has two goals: first, to teach distributed software development to our students, and second to give us a possibility to study how agile practices can be applied to distributed projects.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icgse.2006.261222 dblp:conf/icgse/PaasivaaraL06 fatcat:5lbksjttdvc27k7kmkvulyp5mu

The Proposal of Scaling the Roles in Scrum of Scrums for Distributed Large Projects

Abeer M. AlMutairi, M. Rizwan Jameel Qureshi
2015 International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science  
This paper describes in details the roles of each scrum member in scrum of scrum to propose a solution to use a dedicated product owner for a team and inclusion of sub-backlog.  ...  Scrum of scrums is an approach used to scale the traditional Scrum methodology to fit for the development of complex and large projects.  ...  [15] used two case studies to validate Scrum of Scrum implementation on two large globally distributed projects [15] .  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijitcs.2015.08.10 fatcat:a72slzovjbemxn5p3b7stdbzfu

Interview Guides [article]

Emily Laue Christensen
2022 figshare.com  
What would you (personally) do differently if you could start this course again? (mention 1-3) ○ Was it useful for the project to have a coach? 10.  ...  ○ Did the students learn enough during the project about Scrum and agile? ○ Was there something specific about Scrum and agile that you were aiming to teach the students?  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14780088.v2 fatcat:cyxxcwhvanda3cnem5esjlzls4

Scrum Team Competencies in Information Technology Professionals in the Global Software Development Environment

Anita Hidayati, Eko K. Budiardjo, Betty Purwandari
2022 International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals  
This research enriches scrum.org and has a global impact on improving Scrum and Global Software Development human capital and IT professionals.  ...  Researchers conducted a literature study to produce a list of competencies and in-depth interviews to explore the issues. Data processing uses content analysis and descriptive statistics.  ...  Scrum Master is a role within a Scrum Team accountable for guiding, coaching, teaching, and assisting a Scrum Team and its environments in a proper understanding and use of Scrum.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijhcitp.293233 fatcat:vrp5o33cajdcfh2ws6eh2dnz5u

Continuous Delivery Pipelines for Teaching Agile and Developing Software Engineering Skills

Héctor F. Cadavid
2018 International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science  
criteria for agile values and practices, and higher quality projects.  ...  The amount of research reports on how to properly teach, in conjunction with technical topics, agile skills in undergraduate courses is a good indicator of how important are such skills in academy and  ...  ., SCRUM) in a project, while teaching all the required technical concepts for its architecture and technology stack.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijmecs.2018.05.03 fatcat:yberstbl6vbothokqroldizxpu

Introducing SCRUM into a Distributed Software Development Course

Ivana Bosnić, Federico Ciccozzi, Igor Čavrak, Elisabetta Di Nitto, Juraj Feljan, Raffaela Mirandola
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 European Conference on Software Architecture Workshops - ECSAW '15  
In this paper we describe the process and outcomes of our first attempt at introducing SCRUM in our distributed course.  ...  After running the projects according to the iterative process model for eleven years, we decided to shift to an agile development model, SCRUM.  ...  Global Software Engineering (GSE) is an established practice in industry.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2797433.2797469 dblp:conf/ecsa/BosnicCCNFM15 fatcat:flvwhzrqnjbjjgy3jjxnqq6wvq

Aligning Software Engineering Teaching Strategies and Practices with Industrial Needs

José Metrôlho, Fernando Ribeiro, Paula Graça, Ana Mourato, David Figueiredo, Hugo Vilarinho
2022 Computation  
in a project context and is usually carried out in a final year project.  ...  Teams follow the agile Scrum methodology and use the OutSystems low-code development platform providing students with the experience of an almost real scenario.  ...  A multiple case study on agile practices in distributed Scrum projects was described in [14] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/computation10080129 fatcat:y5uqx3jau5hffbvhmrrhwuc3mu

Distributed Teams in Global Software Engineering Education: Project-Based Approaches in Bachelor and Master Degree Classes

Daniel Moritz Marutschke, Victor Kryssanov, Patricia Brockmann
2020 ICIC Express Letters  
Implications of new technology and established teaching methodologies are addressed and compared for a bachelor and master degree course in global software engineering.  ...  In this paper, the authors present a series of cooperative and distributed virtual courses.  ...  and after internship Scrum is one of the most used subset of agile project management.  ... 
doi:10.24507/icicel.14.02.153 fatcat:g3qaq3skojbkxhlnhsl3njdoyi

Scrum Team Competence Based on Knowledge, Skills, Attitude in Global Software Development

2021 Quality - Access to Success  
Global Software Development (GSD) and Scrum are two pivotal tools in software engineering, which meet the needs of global economics in dealing with various disruptions, such as physical distancing due  ...  Therefore, this study aims to develop a list of Scrum team competence based on KSA in GSD. The authors conducted a comprehensive literature review to create the list.  ...  One example of implementing Scrum teaching with practical team-based project work is using Scrum protocols and artifacts in previous research (Poženel & Mahniè, 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.47750/qas/22.184.11 fatcat:qz4wzkw5pzhvbkx7gxlf2azxvu

A Systematic Review of the Use of Agile Methodologies in Education to Foster Sustainability Competencies

Abigail López-Alcarria, Alberto Olivares-Vicente, Fátima Poza-Vilches
2019 Sustainability  
This work carries out a systematic review to analyze how this modern pedagogical tool is being used to foster key sustainable development competencies in the field of education.  ...  The recent trend of the application of Agile methodologies for the management of projects in different fields can be a valuable tool to convey these competencies due to the participative, collaborative  ...  The study describes an experience of application of Scrum to manage a distributed software project course between a Canadian and a Finnish university involving 16 students by means of using Agilefant  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11102915 fatcat:wugit3pahfh7dmifneubj4id6m

Transitioning to Distributed Development in Students' Global Software Development Projects: The Role of Agile Methodologies and End-to-End Tooling

Christelle Scharff, Olly Gotel, Vidya Kulkarni
2010 2010 Fifth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances  
In the past, project roles were distributed across students in the US, Cambodia, India and Thailand.  ...  In 2009, we distributed the developers across the US, India and Senegal to form a truly distributed developer role.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported by an IBM Jazz Innovation Award "Evolving a Tooling Infrastructure for Global Software Development Projects: Toward an End-to-end Solution with Jazz" and a Sun Microsystems  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsea.2010.66 dblp:conf/icsea/ScharffGK10 fatcat:lvr7ncebpvazfhhsvstqr2gsee

Teaching agile software development through lab courses

Andreas Schroeder, Annabelle Klarl, Philip Mayer, Christian Kroiss
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)  
Not only are agile methods widespread in practice today; with their focus on human interaction and worklife balance, we believe that experiencing a full agile product development cycle in the risk-free  ...  academic environment is a benefit not only for our students' technical skills, but to their social skills as well.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Martin Wirsing and Rudolf Haggenmüller for enabling the creation of the new software development lab course described in this paper, as well as all students  ... 
doi:10.1109/educon.2012.6201194 dblp:conf/educon/SchroederKMK12 fatcat:b242sjxhuvaovpym47qj3goqpe
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