Software Development and CSCW:Standardization and Flexibility in Large-Scale Agile Development

Tendedez, Helena and Ferrario, Maria Angela Felicita Cristina and Whittle, Jonathan Nicholas David (2018) Software Development and CSCW:Standardization and Flexibility in Large-Scale Agile Development. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction - CSCW, 2 (CSCW). ISSN 2573-0142

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Abstract

Identifying which agile methods and processes are most effective depends on the goals and aims of an organisation. Agile development promotes an environment of continuous improvement and trust within self-organising teams. Therefore, it is important to allow teams to have the flexibility to customize and tailor their chosen methods. However, in a large-scale agile deployment, there needs to be a degree of process standardization across the organisation; otherwise, different teams will not be able to effectively share knowledge and best practices. This paper addresses this classic CSCW issue of the tensions that arise between process standardization and flexibility in a large-scale agile deployment at the BBC.

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Journal Article
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Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction - CSCW
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127062
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24 Aug 2018 08:28
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29 Sep 2020 04:37