Publications

The Agile Research Network (ARN) publishes their work for academic and practitioner audiences. In this section we list our academic publications and our practitioner-focused white papers.

Practitioner Whitepapers and Publications

Academic Publications

  • Strode, D.E.; Sharp, H.; Barroca, L.; Gregory, P.; Taylor, K. (2022) Tensions in Organisations Transforming to Agility. Transactions on Engineering Management, https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2022.3160415
  • Weichbrodt, J.; Kropp, M.; Biddle, R.; Gregory, P.; Anslow, C.; Bühler, U.M.; Mateescu, M.; Meier, A. (2022). Understanding Leadership in Agile Software Development Teams: Who and How? Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP2022, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2022
  • Uwadi, M.; Gregory, P.; Allison, I.; Sharp, H. (2022) Roles of Middle Managers in Agile Project Governance. Proceedings of 23rd International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP2022, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2022
  • Gregory P.; Strode D.E.; Sharp H.; Barroca L. (2021) An Onboarding Model for Integrating Newcomers into Agile Project Teams. Information and Software Technology 143, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infsof.2021.106792
  • Zaina, L.A.M., Sharp, H. and Barroca, L. (2021) UX information in the daily work of an agile team: A distributed cognition analysis, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 147 (March), 102574, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2020.102574
  • Gregory, P.; Strode, D.; Barroca, L.; Sharp, H.; Taylor, K. (2020) Stakeholder Perceptions of IT Business Value in a Public Sector IT Digitalisation Project. European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS 2020), Online June 2020
  • Gregory, P.; Strode, D.; Barroca, L.; Sharp, H.; Taylor, K. (2020) Onboarding: How Newcomers Integrate into an Agile Project Team. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP 2020, Online June 2020
  • Sharp, H. and Taylor, K. (2020), Strategy-focused Agile Transformation: A Case Study. In: Paasivaara M., Kruchten P. (eds) Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming – Workshops. XP 2020. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 396. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58858-8_17
  • Gregory, P. and Taylor, K. (2019) Defining Agile Culture: A Collaborative and Practitioner-Led Approach. IEEE/ACM 12th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE), Montreal, QC, Canada, 2019, pp. 37-38, doi: 10.1109/CHASE.2019.00016.
  • Barroca, L., Sharp, H., Dingsoyr, T., Gregory, P., Taylor, K., AlQaisi, R. (2019) Enterprise Agility: A Balancing Act – A Local Government Case Study. In: Kruchten P., Fraser S., Coallier F. (eds) Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming. XP 2019. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 355. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-19034-7_13
  • Barroca, L., Gregory, P., Kuusinen, K., Sharp, H., AlQaisi, R. (2018) Sustaining Agile Beyond Adoption, in Proceedings of the Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), 29-31 August 2018, Prague. Paper available here
  • Karvonen, T., Sharp, H. and Barroca, L. (2018) Enterprise Agility: Why Is Transformation so Hard?.19th International Conference on Agile Software Development XP2018, 21-25 May 2018, Porto, Portugal. In Springer, Cham, pp. 131–145. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-91602-6_9. Abstract available here.
  • Kuusinen, K., Gregory, P., Sharp, H., Barroca, L., Taylor, K., Wood, L. (2017) Knowledge Sharing in a Large Agile Organisation: A Survey Study. XP2017. Abstract available here
  • Deshpande, A., Sharp, H., Barroca, L., Gregory, P. (2016). Remote Working and Collaboration in Agile Teams. International Conference on Information Systems, 11-14 December 2016, Dublin, Ireland. Paper available here
  • Kuusinen, K., Gregory, P., Sharp, H., Barroca, L. (2016) Strategies for doing Agile in a non-Agile Environment. Proc. Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement, ESEM’16. Paper 5. ACM. DOI: 10.1145/2961111.2962623 Free full text version available here
  • Gregory, P., Barroca, L., Sharp, H., Deshpande, A., Taylor, K. (2016) The Challenges that Challenge: Engaging with Agile Practitioners’ Concerns. Information and Software Technology 77 pp.92-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.infsof.2016.04.006.
  • Gregory, P., Barroca, L., Taylor, K., Salah, D., Sharp, H. (2015) Agile Challenges in Practice: A Thematic Analysis. Proceedings of XP 2015, LNBIP 212, pp.64-80, Helsinki, Finland, May 2015. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18612-2_6
  • Barroca , L., Sharp, H., Salah, D., Gregory, P., Taylor, K. (2015) Bridging the gap between research and agile practice: an evolutionary model. International Journal of Strategic Engineering Asset Management, April 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s13198-015-0355-5
  • Gregory, P., Plonka, L., Sharp, H. and Taylor, K.J. (2014) Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice: The Agile Research Network in Proceedings of ECRM (13th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies), London, June 2014.
  • Sharp, H., Plonka, L., Taylor, K.J., and Gregory, P. (2014) Overcoming challenges in Collaboration between research and practice: the Agile Research Network in Proceedings of Software Engineering Research and Industrial Practices, a workshop co-located at ICSE 2014, 1st June, Hyderabad
  • Plonka, L., Sharp, H., Gregory, P. and Taylor, K.J. (2014) UX design in Agile: A DSDM Case Study in Proceedings of XP 2014, Rome, Italy, May 2014