Now showing items 1-8 of 8

  • Control in E-Government Projects - An Exploratory Study 

    McHugh, Orla; Conboy, Kieran; Scott, Murray (2010)
    This study highlights a distinct lack of research on control in e-Government projects and provides a framework using control theory to address this. The paper draws on four exploratory case studies, highlighting a number ...
  • 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 ...
  • An investigation into the impact and use of project management methodologies in organisations in Ireland 

    McHugh, Orla; Mairéad, Hogan (2006)
    The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of the implementation of a project management methodology on organisations, specifically in relation to the impact on the project manager, the project team and the ...
  • Project managers - do they need to be certified? 

    McHugh, Orla; Mairéad, Hogan (springer, 2008)
    The purpose of this study is to examine the drivers behind the certification of project managers in Irish organizations, to identify the benefits and drawbacks of project management certification and to determine whether ...
  • A study of the use and effectiveness of controls in agile information systems development projects 

    McHugh, Orla; Kieran, Conboy; Michael, Lang (2008)
    This study uses control theory as a lens to examine the use of control in agile information systems development (ISD) projects, specifically within software project teams that use agile methodologies. Traditionally, ...
  • A study of XP & Scrum: A Project Management Perspective 

    McHugh, Orla; Staunton, Christiana; Slattery, Sarah; Rooney, Michael; Treacy, Frank (2008)
    This research examines agile software development from a project manager's perspective. It specifically investigates four different areas namely: project planning and scheduling; team selection; communication; and documentation ...
  • Using Agile Practices to Build Trust in an Agile Team: A Case Study. 

    McHugh, Orla; Conboy, Kieran; Lang, Michael (2010)
    Trust is an important aspect of any software development team, but particularly with self-managing teams as team members are very dependent on one another. Agile teams are considered to be self-managing and they employ ...
  • 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 ...