The Impact of Organization, Project and Governance Variables on Software Quality and Project Success


Abbas, Noura, Gravell, Andy and Wills, Gary (2010) The Impact of Organization, Project and Governance Variables on Software Quality and Project Success. In, Agile 2010, Orlando, Florida, 09 - 13 Aug 2010.

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In this paper we present a statistically tested evidence about how quality and success rate are correlated with variables reflecting the organization and aspects of its project’s governance, namely retrospectives and metrics. The results presented in this paper are based on the Agile Projects Governance Survey that collected 129 responses. This paper discuss the deep analysis of this survey, and the main findings suggest that when applying agile software development, the quality of software improves as the organization measures customer satisfaction more frequently, and as the impact of retrospective increases. Project success improves as quality, frequency of measuring customer satisfaction, organization experience in agile development, retrospective impact, the team participation in retrospective and the team contribution to retrospective, increases.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Event Dates: August 9 - 13
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Electronic & Software Systems
ePrint ID: 271290
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2010 09:41
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:16
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/271290

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