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Challenges in Transitioning Plan-Driven Software Development Projects to Agile

Summary: [This abstract is based on the authors' abstract.] Agile software development (ASD) has become an attractive alternative to traditional, plan-driven software development. There are, however, many challenges to overcome for a successful transition. The authors identify several key challenges that include resistance to change, working in distributed teams, changes in development processes, and changes in management style. A study was conducted to determine key challenges based on a survey of ASD practitioners with plan-driven software development experience.

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  • Topics: Software Quality
  • Keywords: Software configuration management, Product development, Change management, Project teams, Virtual teams, Agile software development
  • Author: Misra, Subhas Chandra; Kumar, Vinod; Kumar, Uma
  • Journal: Software Quality Professional Magazine