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Comparing communication effort within the scrum, scrum with Kanban, XP, and Banana development processes

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Yksityiskohdat

AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
OtsikkoProceedings of the 21st International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering, EASE 2017
KustantajaAssociation for Computing Machinery
Sivut258-263
Sivumäärä6
VuosikertaPart F128635
ISBN (elektroninen)9781450348041
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TilaJulkaistu - 15 kesäkuuta 2017
Julkaistu ulkoisestiKyllä
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA4 Artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa
Tapahtuma21st International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering, EASE 2017 - Karlskrona, Ruotsi
Kesto: 15 kesäkuuta 201716 kesäkuuta 2017

Conference

Conference21st International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering, EASE 2017
MaaRuotsi
KaupunkiKarlskrona
Ajanjakso15/06/1716/06/17

Tiivistelmä

[Context]: Communication plays an important role in any development process. However, communication overhead has been rarely compared among development processes. [Objective]: The goal of this work is to compare the communication overhead and the different channels applied in three agile processes (XP, Scrum, Scrum with Kanban) and in an unstructured process. [Method]: We designed an empirical study asking four teams to develop the same application with the four development processes, and we compare the communication overhead among them. [Results]: As expected, face-to-face communication is most frequently employed in the teams. Scrum with Kanban turned out to be the process that requires the least communication. Unexpectedly, despite requiring much more time to develop the same application, the unstructured process required comparable communication overhead (25% of the total development time) as the agile processes.