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Agile Transformation – Why some projects succeed brilliantly while others fail?

Singh, Gaurav (2020) Agile Transformation – Why some projects succeed brilliantly while others fail? Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The “Agile Manifesto” been introduced for over 20 years, but even today, Agility remains a topical issue. The traditional methods for software development were widely used for over 40 years, But, in 21st century, Business environment has become unpredictable and highly complex, as competition has gone global, opportunities have been dynamic and organizations are facing rapidly changing technological and business environment.

The significance of Agile Methodologies could never be neglected as their positive impact have been the key factors of modernizing of Software development processes described by the practitioners highlights the categorial division of Agile Development Methodology. Agile methods have gain immediate popularity with its most functional focus on providing faster and flexible response to change in the flexible form of the design and production process by enabling customer involvement during the project lifecycle.

This research is entitled to walk around the organisational cultural and structural aspects as the focal point with people and team involving in the successful transformation and adoption to Agile Methodology and Agile Project Management. The purpose of this Masters Dissertation is to explore the Success and Challenging factors around a Software Agile Management Project experienced by the Project Managers and Software Development Team involved within the project during or within the agile transformation software development environment of an IT organisation.

The analysis from research studied on the Empirical findings and literature study identifies the Success Factors as Agile being iterative, incremental, flexible and continuous evolving process in a project environment, whereas the Challenging factors identified as organisation’ culture which is a complex activity for application of agile method as a whole during Agile transformation.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Science in Management
Depositing User: Dan English
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2021 14:38
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2021 14:38
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4685

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