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What are hybrid development methods made of?

  • Regardless of company size or industry sector, a majority of project teams and companies use customized processes that combine different development methods-so-called hybrid development methods. Even though such hybrid development methods are highly individualized, a common understanding of how to systematically construct synergetic practices is missing. Based on 1,467 data points from a large-scale online survey among practitioners, we study the current state of practice in process use to answer the question: What are hybrid development methods made of? Our findings reveal that only eight methods and few practices build the core of modern software development. This small set allows for statistically constructing hybrid development methods.

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Author of HS ReutlingenMünch, Jürgen
Erschienen in:Software Engineering 2020 : Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 24.-28. Februar 2020, Innsbruck, Austria - (GI-Edition : Lecture notes in informatics : proceedings ; 300)
Publisher:Gesellschaft für Informatik
Place of publication:Bonn
Editor:Michael Felderer, Wilhelm Hasselbring, Rick Rabiser, Reiner Jung
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Year of Publication:2020
Tag:hybrid methods; software development; software process; survey research
Page Number:2
First Page:29
Last Page:30
PPN:Im Katalog der Hochschule Reutlingen ansehen
DDC classes:004 Informatik
Open Access?:Ja
Licence (German):License Logo  Creative Commons - CC BY-NC-SA - Namensnennung - Nicht kommerziell - Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen 4.0 International