Scrum-based distributed projects face numerous challenges and failures due geographical, dispersed, times and cultural differences. To improve the success of such software development projects, there is a need to identify factors crucial to achieving the required level of communication between the distributed stakeholders. In this paper, we reviewed the issues and challenges associated with communication in scrum-based distributed projects and explored factors that could improve communication for scrum-based distributed projects. A total number of 25 interviews were conducted in seven geographical regions namely, competency, correlation, comprehension, contentment and commitment; crucial to the success of scrum-based distributed projects. Our identification of these factors presents a research and practice approach to developing a theory of communication that would help project managers, professionals and practitioners to improve practices while undertaking scrum-based distributed projects.
|Publication status||Accepted/In press - 15 Apr 2019|
|Event||British Academy of Management Annual Conference 2019 - Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom|
Duration: 2 Sep 2019 → 5 Sep 2019
|Conference||British Academy of Management Annual Conference 2019|
|Abbreviated title||BAM2019 Conference|
|Period||2/09/19 → 5/09/19|
- Distributed Projects
Amar, H., Rafi-Ul-Shan, P. M., & Adegbile, A. (Accepted/In press). Towards A 5c Theory of Communication for Scrum-Based Distributed Projects. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Annual Conference 2019, Birmingham, United Kingdom.