People Factors in Software Management : Lessons From Comparing Agile and Plan-Driven Methods

  title={People Factors in Software Management : Lessons From Comparing Agile and Plan-Driven Methods},
  author={B. B{\"o}hm},
R we have been studying the characteristics of agile and plan-driven methods to provide guidance in balancing the agility and discipline required for successful software acquisitions or developments [1]. One of the most significant results of our analysis was the realization that, while methodologies, management techniques, and technical approaches are valuable, the most critical success factors are much more likely to be in the realm of people factors. We believe that the agilists have it… CONTINUE READING
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