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

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

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Abstract

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.

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Published date: August 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: August 9 - 13
Venue - Dates: Agile 2010, 2010-08-09 - 2010-08-13
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 271290
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/271290
PURE UUID: 0d557a56-4c43-45a7-ad20-f0081a1956b0
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 23 Jun 2010 09:41
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:03

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