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A study of software development team dynamics in SPI.

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dc.contributor.author Basri, Shuib
dc.contributor.author O'Connor, Rory V.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-21T17:08:36Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-21T17:08:36Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2026
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The software development team is a key factor in software projects, however, achieving and maintaining positive team dynamics in software development project especially when the software companies have fewer resources in term of people, money and time is a remarkable challenge. This paper explores the dynamics of software development teams (structure, process, communication, learning and sharing) and its impact on Software Process Improvement (SPI) in very small software organization, in order to understand the impact between these two variables. We undertook a series of interviews and focus groups with very small software companies and our results show that very small companies have a high level of team dynamics although their SPI initiatives are conducted on a small scale and in an informal and indirect manner. The results also indicated that this situation occurs due to the working and social relationship, willingness to share, having a good interpersonal skill and work closely each others. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 18th European Software Process Improvement Conference;2011
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-22206-1_13
dc.rights The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com en_US
dc.subject SPI en_US
dc.subject VSEs en_US
dc.subject team dynamics en_US
dc.subject grounded theory (GT) en_US
dc.title A study of software development team dynamics in SPI. en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1

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