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Examining Customer Focus in Agile Systems Development Teams - Findings from Irish and Norwegian Case Studies
While an acute, continuous focus on customer needs is often cited as a key benefit of agile approaches, very little research has examined the customer focus construct in an agile project environment, or looked at the ...
Incorporating Ethics and Social Responsibility in IS Education
This paper discusses the importance of ethics and social responsibility in information systems (IS) education. The many public scandals of corporate misconduct have increased the need for more emphasis to be placed on ...
Using Agile Practices to Influence Motivation within IT Project Teams
This exploratory study of IT project teams in Sweden and Ireland investigates how three agile practices, namely daily stand-ups, iteration planning and iteration retrospectives, contribute to motivation or de-motivation ...
Cost Estimation in Agile Software Development Projects
Numerous studies over the years have shown that information systems development (ISD) projects often run over budget or fail entirely. Such failures are not restricted to certain industry sectors or project types; rather ...