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    SCRUM and Productivity in Software Projects: A Systematic Literature Review

    14th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE)

    Keele University, UK, 12 - 13 April 2010


    Eliza S. F. Cardozo, J. Benito F. Araújo Neto, Alexandre Barza, A. César C. França and Fabio Q. B. da Silva


    Agile methods have increasingly attracted interest in the Software Industry. SCRUM is currently one of the most studied agile method, because of both its novelty and the assumption that SCRUM is able to improve project productivity.

    Objective/Method: This article describes a systematic literature review, which aims to find scientific evidence of the correlation between the use of SCRUM and productivity in Software Projects.

    Results/Conclusion: Among 274 primary studies, this research selected
    28 papers presenting strong evidence on the research questions. According to these results, the relation between SCRUM and productivity may be positive.


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