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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

Factors that contribute significantly to Scrum adoption

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2019F220

Citation: Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 18, pages 813821 ()

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Abstract. Scrum is the most adopted and one of the most under-researched Agile methodologies. The research conducted on Scrum adoption is mainly qualitative. Therefore, there was a need for a quantitative study to investigate Scrum adoption challenges.


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