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A Scrumban integrated gamification approach to guide software process improvement: A Turkish case study

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dc.contributor.author Yilmaz, Murat
dc.contributor.author O'Connor, Rory V.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-01-04T11:47:15Z
dc.date.available 2017-01-04T11:47:15Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5423
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in tailoring agile development methodologies by combining different agile practices. The adoption of such a balancing approach requires a systematic customization of best practices among agile methodologies. This paper presents an empirical case study for adopting a hybrid Scrumban methodology with an integrated gamification approach, which was conducted in the context of a small-medium enterprise (SME). First, we conducted a focus group to better understand the potential inquiries that might have been useful to improve the development process. Secondly, we employed a cross-sectional survey approach to explore the company personnel’s opinions regarding the changes in the process. The survey data was collected from 30 practitioners who were working for the same project in a software development organization in a technology research centre. The descriptive statistics were calculated with paired sample t-tests being used to compare for integration process that contains three stages (i) initial stage, (ii) Scrumban stage, (iii) Scrumban with integrated Gamification stage. The preliminary results of this research support the idea that a set of game elements can be integrated with a hybrid software development methodology to enhance individual and organizational productivity. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Sveuciliste Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku * Strojarski Fakultet u Slavanskom Brodu en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Tehnicki Vjesnik/Technical Gazette;23 (1), pp. 237-245
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.17559/TV-20140922220409
dc.subject game-based agile software development en_US
dc.subject gamification en_US
dc.subject software process improvement en_US
dc.subject Scrumban en_US
dc.title A Scrumban integrated gamification approach to guide software process improvement: A Turkish case study en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.17559/TV-20140922220409
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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