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New directions on agile methods: a comparative analysis
TLDR
The results show that agile software development methods, without rationalization, cover certain/different phases of the software development life-cycle and most of them do not offer adequate support for project management.
Agile Software Development Methods: Review and Analysis
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This publication proposes a definition and a classification of agile software development approaches and analyses ten software development methods that can be characterized as being "agile" against the defined criterion.
The impact of agile practices on communication in software development
TLDR
The study shows that agile practices improve both informal and formal communication, but indicates that, in larger development situations involving multiple external stakeholders, a mismatch of adequate communication mechanisms can sometimes even hinder the communication.
‘Lots done, more to do’: the current state of agile systems development research
TLDR
Agile research has lagged behind practice, as is often the case with new and emerging phenomena in Information Systems Development (ISD).
What Do We Know about Software Development in Startups?
TLDR
In this study, the authors characterize their context and identify common software development startup practices.
Mobile-D: an agile approach for mobile application development
TLDR
The Mobile-D approach is briefly outlined here and the experiences gained from four case studies are discussed, which helped develop an agile development approach for mobile application development.
Agility and Architecture: Can They Coexist?
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This article talks about software architecture being relevant to the basis of aspects such as communication among team members, inputs to subsequent design decisions, documenting design assumptions, and evaluating design alternatives.
Agile methods in European embedded software development organisations: a survey on the actual use and usefulness of Extreme Programming and Scrum
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The results show that the embedded industry has been able to apply agile methods in its development processes and that the appreciation of the agile methods and their individual practices appears to increase once adopted and applied in practice.
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