Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 35, Pages: 1-5
R. Vijay Anand* and M. Dinakaran
Background/Objectives: Software Development assumes an exceptionally significant part in this modern world. In the late couple of years more and more software development organizations are endeavouring to adopt agile software development methods and techniques. Fruitful agile adoption leads to producing higher quality software, enhance developers moral and at a lower cost than the conventional waterfall model approach. This study seeks to evaluate, synthesize and present aspects of research on agile methods, approaches adopted and the criteria utilized for agile practice selection. Methods/ Statistical Analysis: The method adopted was a Systematic Literature Review on studies published from 2010 to 2015. Findings: The agile scrum method has several technical and generic issues. Technical issues include assigning, prioritizing and integrating product backlog items. Generic issues include distributed environment issues, issues with idle team members and Developer-Tester problem. Application/Improvements: We identified the impacts of agile methodology on software development processes with respect to quality within the organizational, methodical, and cultural framework.
Keywords: Agile Software Development, Agile Software Testing, Product Backlog Item, Scrum
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