|Title:||Teaching agile software development competences : the agile competence pyramid|
|Authors :||Meier, Andreas|
|Conference details:||ECSS 13, 9th European Computer Science Summit, Amsterdam, 8–9 October 2013|
|License (according to publishing contract) :||Licence according to publishing contract|
|Type of review:||Peer review (publication)|
|Subjects :||Software; Teaching; Agile; Computer Science|
|Subject (DDC) :||005: Computer programming, programs and data |
|Abstract:||Agile methodologies have come a long way over the last decade. Several recent surveys show that agile methodologies like Scrum, Extreme Programming and, more recently, Kanban have successfully been adopted by many companies to develop software. However, the same surveys show that only few of the agile practices are used and even fewer are applied consequently and thoroughly. This is to a great extent due to the lack of skilled personnel. Although teaching agile software development has drawn some attention in recent research and has been discussed in several papers, we do not yet seem to be able to “deliver” the appropriately skilled personnel. What is the reason for this, and more importantly, how can we improve the situation? In this position paper we propose a more holistic approach for teaching agile software development, in which the required agile practices and values are not only integrated theoretically but also practically applied and repeated until they become a habit to students and software engineers.|
|Departement:||School of Engineering|
|Organisational Unit:||Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT)|
|Publication type:||Conference paper|
|Appears in Collections:||Publikationen School of Engineering|
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