A decade of agile methodologies: Towards explaining agile software development

Torgeir Dingsøyr, Sridhar Nerur, VenuGopal Balijepally, Nils Brede Moe
2012 Journal of Systems and Software  
A decade of agile methodologies: Towards explaining agile software development a r t i c l e i n f o Keywords: Agile software development Theory Software engineering Information systems eXtreme programming, XP Scrum Lean software development Crystal method Feature-driven development a b s t r a c t Ever since the agile manifesto was created in 2001, the research community has devoted a great deal of attention to agile software development. This article examines publications and citations to
more » ... strate how the research on agile has progressed in the 10 years following the articulation of the manifesto. Specifically, we delineate the conceptual structure underlying agile scholarship by performing an analysis of authors who have made notable contributions to the field. Further, we summarize prior research and introduce contributions in this special issue on agile software development. We conclude by discussing directions for future research and urging agile researchers to embrace a theory-based approach in their scholarship.
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2012.02.033 fatcat:jtfe5cjlgndfxmnwme5n6ggg6m