Controls in Flexible Software Development

  title={Controls in Flexible Software Development},
  author={Michael L. Harris and Alan R. Hevner and Rosann Webb Collins},
  journal={Proceedings of the 39th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'06)},
Control and flexibility may appear an unlikely pair. However, we propose that effective flexible software development processes must still provide clear control mechanisms to manage the progress and quality of the resulting software products. This paper presents our initial research to understand the types of control found in flexible software development processes. Control theory is used as a lens to study the control mechanisms found in plan-driven and flexible processes. We extend current… CONTINUE READING

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