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  • Table of contents

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  • Message from Conference Chairs

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  • Organizing Committee

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  • Influences on Agile Practice Tailoring in Enterprise Software Development

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    Agile development projects have become a reality in large enterprises using offshore development models. A case study involving seven international companies with offices in Bangalore, India, and London, UK was conducted, including interviews with 19 practitioners. The contribution of this paper is to illustrate the reasons for tailoring Agile practices within the context of large enterprises. The... View full abstract»

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  • Implementing the Lean Concepts of Continuous Improvement and Flow on an Agile Software Development Project: An Industrial Case Study

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    The idea of applying lean principles to software development has been gathering a lot of interest over the last decade. Several books have been published exploring the lessons learned from manufacturing around lean. Some books have also taken the principles of lean manufacturing and provided the guidelines for adapting the same to software development. However, there is still a huge need for provi... View full abstract»

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  • Investigating Equity of Participation in Pair Programming

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    Pair Programming (PP) is a software development practice where two programmers share a mouse and keyboard while working together on one computer. A concern among some practitioners is that PP might be a waste of resources if developers have a very low equity of participation, for example, when one developer is doing all the work and the other is not contributing at all. This paper investigates thi... View full abstract»

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  • Emergence of Agile Methods: Perceptions from Software Practitioners in Malaysia

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    Agile methods are an established process for developing software nowadays. There is, however, less evidence on their usage among software practitioners in Malaysia. While the methods have become mainstream in other regions, that is not the case in this country. This paper empirically investigates the perceptions of Agile methods usage from seven organisations involving 14 software practitioners in... View full abstract»

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  • Integration Analysis of Security Activities from the Perspective of Agility

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    To combat the increasing trends of security breaches reported nowadays, there is a need to deploy strict security activities with various development methodologies. In the present work we are focusing on an extremely popular agile development Methodology. These methodologies are informal and lightweight in nature having short timescales. But integration of security activities with agile activities... View full abstract»

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  • Agile Practices in Higher Education: A Case Study

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    Indian higher education is looking forward to major reforms. In the past, much of the efforts to bring in reforms have proved to be counter productive. There is so much of wastage of talent and resources that one is compelled to think whether the agile practices that have met with so much of success in manufacturing and in software industry can be of any help in education sector as well. With this... View full abstract»

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  • How Much Architecture? Reducing the Up-Front Effort

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    A key part of software architecture is the design of the high level structure of a software system -- an exercise in planning ahead. Agile software development methods discourage planning ahead, encapsulated by the Agile Manifesto philosophy "[we value] responding to change over following aplan". Development without architecture planning risks failure. This leads to an apparent paradox: how can yo... View full abstract»

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  • Factor Analysis: Investigating Important Aspects for Agile Adoption in Malaysia

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    This paper focuses on identifying the important aspects of Agile adoption from software practitioners in Malaysia. We analyse 27 Agile adoption variables from a survey of early Agile users in Malaysia. Factor analysis is conducted to identify the clusters of the variables (or items) and how they are inter-related to produce factors. Most of the respondents are from software organisations in Kuala ... View full abstract»

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  • Quality Assurance in Agile: A Study towards Achieving Excellence

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    Agile Methods are known to have built-in quality management system, however there are still challenges seen in the real life scenarios within the software organizations that are transitioning from traditional method to Agile development methods. Traditional Quality Assurance techniques are reporting based and rely on heavy weight inspection methods whereas Agile Quality Assurance techniques are bu... View full abstract»

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  • Using Scrum for Software Engineering Class Projects

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    Imparting industry relevant skills and knowledge for the graduating students in the field of Software Engineering is difficult but is necessary to make the students employable and productive right from the time of joining on the job. With outdated curriculum and slow process of revision of syllabi it is difficult to achieve this objective. This paper discusses how one of the popular agile project ... View full abstract»

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  • Author Index

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  • [Publisher's information]

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