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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 18

Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Project Management Tasks in Agile Projects: A Quantitative Study

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2019F117

Citation: Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 18, pages 717721 ()

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Abstract. Recent studies have confirmed the efficacy of agile methodologies in project success. However, can projects skip several project management tasks and still deliver the expected results? How are traditional project managers engaged in agile projects? The results from this study quantify subjective and theoretical speculation on who performs the project management tasks in agile projects. Project managers are engaged in agile projects and the team, the product owner, and project sponsor are significantly involved in project management tasks. The agile coach is not a substitute for the project manager. The study identifies that agile and traditional methodologies should be updated to clarify team, product owner, and agile coach responsibilities.


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