Does the “Project Manager” Still Exist in Agile Software Development Projects?

  title={Does the “Project Manager” Still Exist in Agile Software Development Projects?},
  author={Yogeshwar Shastri and Rashina Hoda and Robert Amor},
  journal={2016 23rd Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC)},
The project manager has been a ubiquitous feature of traditional software development projects. However, agile software development (ASD) methods which emphasize selforganizing teams and rapid response to change have done away with the project manager's title. New job titles such as the scrum master and product owner have been introduced instead. It is unclear as to what extent the "project manager" is still encountered in the agile software industry. An online survey was posted out to agile… CONTINUE READING


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