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  • Examining Customer Focus in Agile Systems Development Teams - Findings from Irish and Norwegian Case Studies 

    Lohan, Garry; Conboy, Kieran; Lang, Michael (2011)
    While an acute, continuous focus on customer needs is often cited as a key benefit of agile approaches, very little research has examined the customer focus construct in an agile project environment, or looked at the ...
  • The Impact of Agile Practices on Trust in Software Project Teams 

    McHugh, Orla; Conboy, Kieran; Lang, Michael (IEEE, 2012)
    Agile software development involves self-managing teams that are empowered and responsible for meeting project goals in whatever way they deem suitable. Managers must place more trust in such teams than they do in teams ...
  • The real story behind big data 

    Conboy, Kieran; Whelan, Eoin; Morris, Seán (Ivey Business School, 2017-12)
    Thanks to the promise of business analytics, seeing data as the new oil is all the rage these days, which is why something like 85 per cent of Fortune 500 companies are investing in big data initiatives. As The Economist ...
  • Using Agile Practices to Influence Motivation within IT Project Teams 

    McHugh, Orla; Conboy, Kieran; Lang, Michael (2011)
    This exploratory study of IT project teams in Sweden and Ireland investigates how three agile practices, namely daily stand-ups, iteration planning and iteration retrospectives, contribute to motivation or de-motivation ...