ITM Web of Conferences
Volume 6, 20166th Seminar on Industrial Control Systems: Analysis, Modeling and Computation
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|Published online||25 March 2016|
Results of agile project management implementation in software engineering companies
1 Moscow Technological Institute, 119334 Moscow, Russia
2 State University of Management, 109542 Moscow, Russia
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Agile project management methodologies, tools and techniques have been becoming more and more popular among Russian and foreign software companies. Though the agile software project management methodologies appear to be more flexible and sound alternative to traditional project management approaches, the practice of agile project management implementation needs more research. The article presents the research on the practical results of agile project management implementation in Russian software engineering companies. The survey-based study covers 8 companies and 35 their projects managed with the help of agile methodologies. In contrast to some optimistic researchers of agile practices, the research findings show that in the investigated projects agile project management led to the deterioration of cost and schedule performance. However, the quality, both perceived by clients and assessed by internal technical analysts, improved after the implementation of agile software project management practices.
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