Re: [scrumdevelopment] academic research
- Julio Hartmann wrote:
> I'm a Master Degree Student in Computer Science, and I'm planning toThis site lists all sorts of articles on agile software development,
> research the agile software development methods. I'm not really sure what to
> do yet. Because the agile publications are very new, there is few academic
> resources on the subject. I wonder if you heard of any academic research
> going on related to Scrum or other agile methods?
some of them academic:
> Any ideas would be appreciated. Maybe I could make a comparison betweenTake a look at the publications of Prof. Tichy's Empirical Informatics
> several methods, such as Scrum, XP and FDD. But for doing that, I would have
> to use a scientific way to compare the methods. Or maybe I can use a well
> known process framework as the baseline for the comparison.
Research Group in Karlsruhe:
> I think it is fine to assume that it is "independentAgreed!
> thinking". This is a good thing because it confirms
> that at least 2 people can reach the same conclusions
> and can validate their experiences and explain
> the world the same way.
> (You could alwaysI think we struggle with researching "previous art" because most of the
> ask the question the other way: Is the stuff
> from "Growing Software" coming from somewhere else
> since our stuff was published 5-7 years ago
> i.e. PLOP3 proceedings, PLOPD4 book, etc. I think
> it is safe to assume "independent thinking" because
> our industry is famous for not researching
> "previous art". In hard Science this would actually
> be an embarrassment.)
leading agile thinkers are in the trenches, not in academia. This is why I was
excited when I saw the overlap between the Scrum book and "Growing
Software". I figured that both the Scrum folks and Roy had probably not had
the opportunity to find each other.
I look forward to the outcome of future collaborations between agile thinkers
who find complexity science applicable to software development.