Scrumming It Up, a Survey on Current Software Industry Practices

Date Added: Mar 2010
Format: PDF

Agile methods for software development have brought attention in recent years. Scrum and XP are most popular among these and have been a topic of charm during this. While researchers have shown interest towards them, many have criticized them for their way and denied their appropriateness. Though agile methods have shown encouraging results in organizations which adopted them, yet a very little is known about the effectiveness of agile methods in complex software development environment. The research presented here is an effort to show the effectiveness of Scrum Agile Method. The focus is to elaborate the level of use as well as usefulness of scrum practices.