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Teamwork Quality and Team Performance: Exploring Differences Between Small and Large Agile Projects [chapter]

Yngve Lindsjørn, Gunnar R. Bergersen, Torgeir Dingsøyr, Dag I. K. Sjøberg
2018 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Teamwork quality is essential in any development work, but how does teamwork quality differ in small and large agile projects?  ...  At a finer granularity, the six dimensions of teamwork quality that we investigated affected team performance differently in small and large projects.  ...  This work was partly funded by the Research Council of Norway through the projects TeamIT (grant 193236) and Agile 2.0 (grant 236759).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-91602-6_19 fatcat:grhj222jlvgylicfroodm7r3ri

Teamwork quality and project success in software development: A survey of agile development teams

Yngve Lindsjørn, Dag I.K. Sjøberg, Torgeir Dingsøyr, Gunnar R. Bergersen, Tore Dybå
2016 Journal of Systems and Software  
This article investigates the effect of teamwork quality on team performance, learning and work satisfaction in agile software teams, and whether this effect differs from that of traditional software teams  ...  A positive effect of teamwork quality on team performance was found when team members and team leaders rated team performance.  ...  This work was partly funded by the Research Council of Norway through the projects TeamIT (Grant 193236/I40) and Agile 2.0 (Grant 236759).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2016.09.028 fatcat:yv3vctph2rea5kpe4clnj5auiq

What is the impact of distributed agile software development on team performance?

Tapan Kumar, Prof. Dr. Yuri Bobbert
2020 Zenodo  
(19% success in large size projects vs 59% success in small size projects).  ...  to find an answer about the impact of distributed agile software development on team performance.  ...  (19% success in large size projects vs 59% success in small size projects).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3912026 fatcat:bdh4dmi3lzdvdoe2h53omet46u

Team Performance in Agile Development Teams: Findings from 18 Focus Groups [chapter]

Torgeir Dingsøyr, Yngve Lindsjørn
2013 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
How to make teams perform well is increasingly important in software development, as agile development methods prescribe development in small teams.  ...  Agile practitioners place much emphasis on physical and technical infrastructure of the development team as enablers of team performance.  ...  We are very grateful to the 92 participants in our team performance focus groups who were willing to share their experience about teamwork.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38314-4_4 fatcat:rtx7qilymrd5vagk5n2iokgej4

Performance Alignment Work: How software developers experience the continuous adaptation of team performance in Lean and Agile environments

Fabian Fagerholm, Marko Ikonen, Petri Kettunen, Jürgen Münch, Virpi Roto, Pekka Abrahamsson
2015 Information and Software Technology  
A cross-case comparison revealed similarities and differences between different kinds and different sizes of organisations.  ...  We found 33 major categories of performance factors and relationships between the factors.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by Tekes -the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, as part of the Scalable High Performing Software Design Teams research project and the N4S Program  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2015.01.010 fatcat:q5aoybqocbg5bo4qd2q727aaa4

Improving the Performance of Student Teams in Project-Based Learning with Scrum

Sandra Fernandes, José Dinis-Carvalho, Ana Teresa Ferreira-Oliveira
2021 Education Sciences  
Based on two different editions of PBL that used the Scrum method with different characteristics in each approach, this paper aims to identify the best practices for effective team and project management  ...  More specifically, it brings a valuable contribution on how to improve specifically team performance in PBL teams with the use of agile approaches such as Scrum.  ...  The Scrum Team is normally small (5-9 people) and does not include the Product Owner and Scrum Master.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci11080444 fatcat:ucgk2aogfzd5jo76nltxsbilhu

Creating High-performing Innovation Teams

Mikael Johnsson
2018 Journal of Innovation Management  
The CIT -process (Creating high-performing Innovation Teams) is a five-step-process systematically developed to meet organizational-, team-, and individual perspectives.  ...  On a holistic level, this research contributes to prior research by bringing research on innovation teams and high-performing teams together to become a pre-stage to established group dynamic processes  ...  The only article identified within this literature review that addresses the creation of high-performing innovation teams is an academic course for teaching technological entrepreneurs how agile teamwork  ... 
doi:10.24840/2183-0606_005.004_0004 fatcat:itufvuafo5bkta7jv6nkfgxexy

Time Separation, Coordination, and Performance in Technical Teams

J. Alberto Espinosa, Jonathon N. Cummings, Cynthia Pickering
2012 IEEE transactions on engineering management  
In this paper, we fill this gap by examining how coordination within the project team and between the client and the vendor organizations influence two dimensions of software project performance -software  ...  Put differently, when coordination problems are reduced, the negative association between maximum time zone span and performance disappears.  ...  mechanisms, each of different quality and cost; and (4) production and delay cost rates.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tem.2011.2126579 fatcat:sk75mtuahbgotk7vrpw5wqszjq

Productivity in scientific teams: the effects of transformational leadership, person–environment fit, and teamwork quality on performance and well-being in scientific teams

Anamarija Klaic
Again, the results largely support the hypotheses. The relationship between group-focused transformational leadership and learning was mediated by teamwork quality.  ...  A time-lagged design with 79 scientific teams was used to test whether teamwork quality mediated the relationship between group-focused transformational leadership and team innovation and learning in scientific  ...  Teamwork quality and project success in software development: A survey of agile development teams.  ... 
doi:10.5167/uzh-169101 fatcat:hulfx624wne7xhhmiqamei5vke

How do software developers experience team performance in lean and agile environments?

Fabian Fagerholm, Marko Ikonen, Petri Kettunen, Jürgen Münch, Virpi Roto, Pekka Abrahamsson
2014 Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering - EASE '14  
This understanding could be used as a basis for guiding formation and maintenance of high-performing teams.  ...  Enhancing performance experiences requires integration of soft factors, such as communication, team spirit, and team identity, into the overall development process.  ...  The relationship between team performance and project success also remains an open question.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2601248.2601285 dblp:conf/ease/FagerholmIKMRA14 fatcat:c3bsqvbqh5a5fnwzl6ua3fqylm

The factors affecting team performance and ability to innovate in a globalised world

Slavka Silberg, Luděk Stehlík, Michal Silberg, Rastislav Duriš, T. Kliestik
2021 SHS Web of Conferences  
and Results) administered to the sample of 85 work teams from different economic sectors in the Slovak Republic between 12/2014 and 3/2021.  ...  We discuss the possible causes, advantages of team-based learning, necessity of systemic approach and the holistic view on teamwork.  ...  V9/2021 "Selected aspects of teamwork with an impact on job satisfaction and engagement of employees and the possibilities of their transformation through a training program utilising the agile approach  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/202112905013 fatcat:okp4nfvwxzcwnlsvpf66naw2wq

Assessing the Effect of Strategic Planning on the Performance of Construction Projects: Evidence from Nigeria

2021 European Journal of Business and Management  
It also shows that the agile method is not usually adopted; however adoption of a combination of both traditional and agile method is more suitable and effective to execution of construction projects.  ...  This study aimed at assessing the effect of strategic planning on performance of construction projects in Nigeria.  ...  This will lead to customer satisfaction and efficiency of project team members and improved overall execution of the projects. b) As agile method is little explored in the construction environment in Nigeria  ... 
doi:10.7176/ejbm/13-4-04 fatcat:565zlnvnqngyhaqaipddxjcdbu

Exploring the links between software development task type, team attitudes and task completion performance: Insights from the Jazz repository

Sherlock A. Licorish, Stephen G. MacDonell
2018 Information and Software Technology  
Objective: We were therefore motivated to study the relationships between task type and team attitudes, and how attitudes expressed in teams' communications might be related to their task completion performance  ...  In particular, researchers have conducted numerous studies on a range of team communication channels to explore links between developers' language use and the incidence of software bugs in the products  ...  Acknowledgments We thank IBM for granting us access to the Jazz repository, and the coders for their help in the data analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2017.12.005 fatcat:o3zsie5kvjdndcn4e6jdh2mthm

Using a coach to improve team performance when the team uses a Kanban process methodology

Ivan Shamshurin, Jeffrey S. Saltz
2019 International Journal of Information Systems and Project Management  
While the use of Kanban is growing, little has been done to explore how to improve team performance for teams that use Kanban. One possibility is to introduce a Kanban Coach (KC).  ...  Teams are increasing their use of the Kanban process methodology across a range of information system projects, including software development and data science projects.  ...  Agile coaching can bring many benefits including better understanding of agile practices [24] , better teamwork [26] , higher product quality, and lower overall project cost [27] .  ... 
doi:10.12821/ijispm070204 doaj:13bd4f2bbedc4a2e951e7daa9acd6dff fatcat:kqreginomrdtlnm6zrbca23ouy

Factors Affecting Project Performance of IS Development: Evidence from Japanese IT Vendors

Tomoyuki Kawamura, Kenichi Takano
2014 Journal of Information Processing  
in Each Phase," "Project Monitoring and Control," "Change Requirement Management," "Skill and Teamwork of Project Members," and "Schedule Progress in Each Phase" influence project performance.  ...  Multivariate analyses and structure equation modeling techniques demonstrated that seven factors, "Ordering Company's Skill and Requirement," "Project Planning," "Detailed Planning and Product Quality  ...  Several definitions characterize project performance as the differences between expected and actual measures of quality, cost, and scheduling.  ... 
doi:10.2197/ipsjjip.22.689 fatcat:zoaep6ckubh4zhonfmuw7nufry
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