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High-Speed Software Development Practices: What Works, What Doesn't

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4 Author(s)
Baskerville, R. ; Georgia State Univ., Atlanta, GA ; Ramesh, B. ; Levine, L. ; Pries-Heje, J.

To gain a better understanding of the pros and cons of some of the more popular high-speed software development practices, an empirical study was conducted involving 10 US companies. Detailed case studies of Internet software development in the 10 companies were reviewed and knowledge was synthesized on best practices for quality and agility. The study identified six common problems these companies experience in high-speed development and the practices they use to address them. Together these practices address time-to-market, a changing environment, programmer and designer productivity, and fluid requirements. The study showed that in a high-speed development setting, cultural attitudes and values are also critical ingredients and are typically present in organizations that embrace the six practices

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IT Professional  (Volume:8 ,  Issue: 4 )