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Agile Practices Reduces Software Development Issues

In a large study of the effects of switching to agile ways of working at a unit of Ericsson in Sweden researchers Kai Petersen and Claes Wohlin found a number of issues with Agile Software Development but far fewer than with the previous plan driven approach. The table below shows the issues found with the plan driven approach and the agile approach respectively. Issues are rated by their severity and frequency on the following scale “general problem”, “very common problem” and “common problem”.
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