International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

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IJITCS Vol.4, No.9, Aug. 2012

Proposal of Implicit Coordination Model for Performance Enhancement Using Sprint Zero

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M. Rizwan Jameel Qureshi,Ahmed Barnawi,Aiesha Ahmad

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Agile Models, Scrum, Sprint Zero, Implicit Coordination, Quality


Scrum model always welcome the new requirements from customer at any stage of software development. This situation creates problem for development team to meet estimated timelines. The Scrum development team is always under heavy workload and stress because of this situation. A high level of coordination among team members is required in order to overcome this work pressure and meet quality demands within estimated time and cost. Scrum model emphasis to coordinate through communication to cope with changing requirements. Scrum development is facing new challenges to meet high quality demands with critical timeline environment. The ability of a team to act intelligently in such situation is gaining key position for the survival and success of an organization. The goal of this paper is to highlight the role of implicit coordination helping the software development team members to act intelligently in time demand environment to achieve common goals. Implicit coordination among team members during sprint zero development can show significant improvement in team performance. This will help to achieve high quality product under heavy workload within estimated time period. A survey is conducted to validate the research i.e., implicit coordination has strong impact for successful implementation of Scrum methodology.

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M. Rizwan Jameel Qureshi, Ahmed Barnawi, Aiesha Ahmad, "Proposal of Implicit Coordination Model for Performance Enhancement Using Sprint Zero", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.4, no.9, pp.45-52, 2012. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2012.09.06


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