The Impact of Agile Practices on Trust in Software Project Teams
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McHugh, O.; Conboy, K.; Lang, M. (2012) 'The Impact of Agile Practices on Trust in Software Project Teams'. Ieee Software, 29 (3):71-76.
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 following more traditional development methodologies. The authors highlight how the use of agile practices can enhance trust amongst agile team members. They also present challenges that agile teams can face as a result of using agile practices. Their results are based on the findings from three case studies of agile software development teams.