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An exploratory study on current software development practices in Malaysia focusing on agile based software development


Mohamed, Shafinah Farvin Packeer and Baharom, Fauziah and Deraman, Aziz (2013) An exploratory study on current software development practices in Malaysia focusing on agile based software development. Science International, 25 (4). pp. 1095-1101. ISSN 1013-5316

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Abstract

Agile based software development has gained much interest among practitioners and researchers due its ability to produce high quality software in a shorter time of period. Even though its importance has been revealed, nevertheless, only few studies were conducted regarding its current practices in Malaysian software industry.Thus, a survey was conducted to study the practices and perception on the agile based software development in real-world projects.This paper discusses on the findings from the study.Structured questionnaire was used for data collection purpose.For data analysis, simple statistical methods were used which are frequency and cross tabulation. Outcome from this study reveals that agile based software development practices are important to produce high quality software. Thus, it prolonged to the needs of incorporating agile based software development practices as the reference standard in the process based software certification model which will be proposed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agile based software development practices, software quality
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Shafinah Farvin Packeer Mohamed
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2014 05:24
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2014 05:24
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10668

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