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Assessing the value of an agile coach in agile method adoption

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Show simple item record O'Connor, Rory V. Duckonova, Natalia 2015-03-30T16:56:01Z 2015-03-30T16:56:01Z 2014
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper explores the value of Agile Coaching for companies adopting agile order to assist those who are adopting agile methods to decide on using or not using an Agile Coach by examining the value they can bring to companies adopting agile methods. In our research we surveyed three distinct groups: companies that used an Agile Coach for agile adoption, companies that adopted agile on their own and Agile Coaches themselves without the help of an Agile Coach. The data collected indicates that Agile Coaches can bring numerous benefits to companies, which in fact exceed the financial costs of using an Agile Coach. Therefore we suggest that there is financial value in using an Agile Coach for agile adoption, which is represented by faster return on investment (ROI) on the change en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries EuroSPI 2014 [Communications in Computer and Information Science];425, pp. 135-146
dc.rights The original publication is available at en_US
dc.subject agile methods en_US
dc.subject agile coach en_US
dc.subject SPI en_US
dc.title Assessing the value of an agile coach in agile method adoption 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.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-662-43896-1_12
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US 2015-06-27
dc.embargo.terms 2015-06-27
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/OpenAccess en_US

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