Toward Agile: An Integrated Analysis of Quantitative and Qualitative Field Data

@article{Lee2010TowardAA,
  title={Toward Agile: An Integrated Analysis of Quantitative and Qualitative Field Data},
  author={Gwanhoo Lee and Weidong Xia},
  journal={MIS Q.},
  year={2010},
  volume={34},
  pages={87-114}
}
As business and technology environments change at an unprecedented rate, software development agility to respond to changing user requirements has become increasingly critical for software development performance. Agile software development approaches, which emphasize sense-and-respond, self-organization, cross-functional teams, and continuous adaptation, have been adopted by an increasing number of organizations to improve their software development agility. However, the agile development… 

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