Building blocks for self-organizing software development teams a framework model and empirical pilot study

  title={Building blocks for self-organizing software development teams a framework model and empirical pilot study},
  author={Henri Karhatsu and Marko Ikonen and Petri Kettunen and Fabian Fagerholm and Pekka Abrahamsson},
  journal={2010 2nd International Conference on Software Technology and Engineering},
Self-organization is one of the foundations of agile software development. Many positive outcomes have been associated with having teams operating at high levels of self-organization. This paper reports the results of a pilot study which reviews the existing body of empirical literature and presents a novel model for building self-organizing teams. The model is empirically validated in two case studies performed in Software Factory, an academic but close-to-industry experimental R&D laboratory… CONTINUE READING

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