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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 21

Proceedings of the 2020 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Machine Learning models to predict Agile Methodology adoption


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2020F214

Citation: Proceedings of the 2020 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 21, pages 697704 ()

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Abstract. Agile software development methodologies are used in many industries of the global economy. The Scrum framework is the predominant Agile methodology used to develop, deliver, and maintain complex products. While the success of software projects has significantly improved while using Agile methodologies in comparison to the Waterfall methodology, a large proportion of projects continue to be challenged or fails. The primary objective of this paper is to use machine learning to develop predictive models for Scrum adoption, identifying a preliminary model with the highest prediction accuracy. The machine learning models were implemented using multiple linear regression statistical techniques. In particular, a full feature set adoption model, a transformed logarithmic adoption model, and a transformed logarithmic with omitted features adoption model were evaluated for prediction accuracy. Future research could improve upon these findings by incorporating additional model evaluation and validation techniques.


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