Orla O'Dwyer

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This paper firstly explores the decision-making process in agile teams using scrum practices and secondly identifies factors that influence the decision-making process during the Sprint Planning and Daily Scrum Meetings. We conducted 34 semi-structuredinterviews and 18 observations across four agile teams. Our findings show that a rational decision-making(More)
While many control frameworks exist in the literature, there is a lack of a comprehensive framework for clan control. Clan control is generally studied in a broader context as part of a suite of controls. Researchers have examined clan control from a number of different perspectives, but there is a need for a framework that synthesises and extends existing(More)
While the concept of control has been widely studied in information technology project management, and a plethora of mechanisms are commonly used to control information systems development (ISD) teams, very little research exists on the management, and particularly control, of IS project portfolios. Using exploratory case studies this research-in-progress(More)
Results 66% of GPs report that they always or almost always take a focussed FA history for patients presenting with urticaria. Significantly more histories were taken for urticaria than for feeding problems (p=0.007), eczema (p=0.025) or asthma (p<0.001). Self-reported confidence in diagnosing FA correlated directly and significantly with confidence in(More)
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