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Integrating agile practices with plan-driven medical device software development

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dc.contributor.author Mc Hugh, Martin
dc.contributor.author Mc Caffery, Fergal
dc.contributor.author Casey, Valentine
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-17T15:41:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-17T15:41:30Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2541
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The popularity of Agile software development is growing rapidly with an increasing number of projects being developed following Agile methodologies such as Scrum and XP [1]. Research has revealed that following Agile practices when developing software can have a significantly positive impact in reducing development time, reducing cost and increasing overall quality [2-4]. Whilst Agile practices can have a positive impact on a development project there are incompatibilities between Agile methodologies and the plan driven approaches followed when developing safety critical software [5, 6]. However, it has been recognised that “formal techniques may be used in an agile way” [5]. Case studies have been performed in organisations developing safety critical software which validate this statement [7-9]. This Ph.D. is focusing on the area of medical device software development and integrating Agile software development principles into traditional plan driven lifecycles for use in developing medical device software. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The 13th International Conference on Agile Software Development: XP 2012 Doctoral Symposium;
dc.subject agile software development en_US
dc.subject Scrum en_US
dc.subject XP en_US
dc.title Integrating agile practices with plan-driven medical device software development en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid 07/SK/I1299 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 08/IN.1/I2030 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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