Using grounded theory to study the experience of software development


Grounded Theory is a research method that generates theory from data and is useful for understanding how people resolve problems that are of concern to them. Although the method looks deceptively simple in concept, implementing Grounded Theory research can often be confusing in practice. Furthermore, despite many papers in the social science disciplines and… (More)
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@article{Adolph2010UsingGT, title={Using grounded theory to study the experience of software development}, author={Steve Adolph and Wendy Hall and Philippe Kruchten}, journal={Empirical Software Engineering}, year={2010}, volume={16}, pages={487-513} }