Web publishing: an extreme, agile experience

Toleman, Mark and Darroch, Fiona and Ally, Mustafa (2005) Web publishing: an extreme, agile experience. In: Business agility and information technology diffusion. International Federation for Information Processing, New York, NY, pp. 245-256. ISBN 0387255893

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Abstract

The proponents of agile methodologies suggest that many of the inhibitors to system development methodology adoption have largely been addressed in the underlying principles of agile methods. This paper reports the experience of a small team developing Web publishing software tools for use in building Web sites for online delivery of tertiary education study materials. These early adopters successfully used eXtreme Programming (XP) practices for this tool development exercise. Almost all XP practices were adopted, although some were adhered to more rigorously than others and some proved to be more successful than others. Continued use of XP and communication of its benefits to others has been a consequential focus for the developers.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author version deposited with permission of publisher.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:17
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:31
Uncontrolled Keywords: agile methodology; extreme programming; experience report; web publishing
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0803 Computer Software > 080305 Multimedia Programming
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080505 Web Technologies (excl. Web Search)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8904 Media Services > 890404 Publishing and Print Services (incl. Internet Publishing)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/227

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