- To provide students with a theoretical as well as practical understanding of agile software
- development practices and how small teams can apply them to create high-quality software.
- To provide a good understanding of software design and a set of software technologies and APIs.
- To do a detailed examination and demonstration of Agile development and testing techniques.
- To understand the benefits and pitfalls of working in an Agile team.
- To understand Agile development and testing.
UNIT I AGILE METHODOLOGY 9
Theories for Agile Management – Agile Software Development – Traditional Model vs. Agile Model – Classification of Agile Methods – Agile Manifesto and Principles – Agile Project Management – Agile Team Interactions – Ethics in Agile Teams – Agility in Design, Testing – Agile Documentations – Agile Drivers, Capabilities and Values
UNIT II AGILE PROCESSES 9
Lean Production – SCRUM, Crystal, Feature Driven Development- Adaptive Software Development – Extreme Programming: Method Overview – Lifecycle – Work Products, Roles and Practices.
UNIT III AGILITY AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT 9
Agile Information Systems – Agile Decision Making – Earl‗S Schools of KM – Institutional Knowledge Evolution Cycle – Development, Acquisition, Refinement, Distribution, Deployment ,Leveraging – KM in Software Engineering – Managing Software Knowledge – Challenges of Migrating to Agile Methodologies – Agile Knowledge Sharing – Role of Story-Cards – Story-Card Maturity Model (SMM).
UNIT IV AGILITY AND REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING 9
Impact of Agile Processes in RE–Current Agile Practices – Variance – Overview of RE Using Agile – Managing Unstable Requirements – Requirements Elicitation – Agile Requirements Abstraction Model – Requirements Management in Agile Environment, Agile Requirements Prioritization –Agile Requirements Modeling and Generation – Concurrency in Agile Requirements Generation.
UNIT V AGILITY AND QUALITY ASSURANCE 9
Agile Product Development – Agile Metrics – Feature Driven Development (FDD) – Financial and Production Metrics in FDD – Agile Approach to Quality Assurance – Test Driven Development –Agile Approach in Global Software Development.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to:
- Realize the importance of interacting with business stakeholders in determining the requirements for a software system
- Perform iterative software development processes: how to plan them, how to execute them.
- Point out the impact of social aspects on software development success.
- Develop techniques and tools for improving team collaboration and software quality.
- Perform Software process improvement as an ongoing task for development teams.
- Show how agile approaches can be scaled up to the enterprise level.
1. David J. Anderson and Eli Schragenheim, ―Agile Management for Software Engineering:Applying the Theory of Constraints for Business Results‖, Prentice Hall, 2003.
2. Hazza and Dubinsky, ―Agile Software Engineering, Series: Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science‖, Springer, 2009.
1. Craig Larman, ―Agile and Iterative Development: A Manager‗s Guide‖, Addison-Wesley,2004.
2. Kevin C. Desouza, ―Agile Information Systems: Conceptualization, Construction, and Management‖, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.