How software developers experience the team performance in Scaled Agile environment? : A Case Study

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dc.contributor Helsingin yliopisto, Matemaattis-luonnontieteellinen tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Faculty of Science en
dc.contributor Helsingfors universitet, Matematisk-naturvetenskapliga fakulteten sv
dc.contributor.author Maaranniitty, Saija
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.uri URN:NBN:fi:hulib-202012084736
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/322480
dc.description.abstract Agile software development promotes self-organizing teams, close collaboration with client and team members, short iterative development cycles, response to changing requirements and continuous feedback. Originally agile methods were developed for small teams. As large organisations had a need for agile software development methods supporting several teams and collaboration between them, scaled agile development methods were developed. They promise increased productivity and quality, higher customer engagement and alignment between all levels of the enterprise. This thesis focuses on the software developers perceptions on team performance in Scaled Agile environment. More specifically this thesis studies how team performance is perceived to be impacted in organization that has adopted Scaled Agile Framework (SAFE). The study was designed to acquire descriptive knowledge through empirical studies. This thesis is based on an investigation of a single case company based in Finland. The data for analysis was collected from semi-structured interviews with 5 experienced developers. The findings show that several factors impact software developers team performance experience. By investigating the point of view of practitioners, we observed that team performance is a concept that evolves over time and is prone to be influenced by surrounding environment. This understanding can be used to adjust software development method related practices and organizational factors. This study provides pieces of advice on what kind of practices support or hamper team performance and how to improve them. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Helsingin yliopisto fi
dc.publisher University of Helsinki en
dc.publisher Helsingfors universitet sv
dc.subject agile software development
dc.subject scaled agile
dc.subject SAFe
dc.subject team performance
dc.title How software developers experience the team performance in Scaled Agile environment? : A Case Study en
dc.type.ontasot pro gradu -tutkielmat fi
dc.type.ontasot master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot pro gradu-avhandlingar sv
dc.subject.discipline Tietojenkäsittelytiede und
dct.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:hulib-202012084736

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