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dc.contributor.authorConboy, Kieranen
dc.contributor.authorMorgan, Lorraineen
dc.identifier.citationConboy, K., & Morgan, L. (2010). Future research in agile systems development: applying open innovation principles within the agile organisation. In T. Dingsoyr, T. Dybå & N. Brede Moe (Eds.), Agile software development: current research and future directions (pp. 223-234): Springer Verlag.en
dc.description.abstractA particular strength of agile approaches is that they move away from 'introverted' development and intimately involve the customer in all areas of development, supposedly leading to the development of a more innovative and hence more valuable information system. However, we argue that a single customer representative is too narrow a focus to adopt and that involvement of stakeholders beyond the software development itself is still often quite weak and in some cases non-existent. In response, we argue that current thinking regarding innovation in agile development needs to be extended to include multiple stakeholders outside the business unit. This paper explores the intra-organisational applicability and implications of open innovation in agile systems development. Additionally, it argues for a different perspective of project management that includes collaboration and knowledge-sharing with other business units, customers, partners, and other relevant stakeholders pertinent to the business success of an organisation, thus embracing open innovation principles.en
dc.publisherSpringer Verlagen
dc.subjectAgile developmenten
dc.subjectOpen innovationen
dc.subjectEnterprise Agilityen
dc.titleFuture research in agile systems development: applying open innovation principles within the agile organisationen
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