A comparison of scrum and Kanban for identifying their selection factors

Mashal Alqudah, Rozilawati Razali

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Abstract

Scrum and Kanban methods handle and manage the progress of software development. These methods are used in different situations and workflows. Hence, they are effective for different Agile team members and projects in diverse situations. However, the use of inappropriate method or practice leads to software development processes that are inflexible and wasteful, impacting the organization and causing inefficient development. Adopters of Scrum and Kanban believe that wrong practices of both methods are risky and thus, Agile team members should be assisted in their decision making. The aim of this study is to determine the main factors to consider during the selection of Kanban and Scrum method. The identification of the factors was conducted through in-depth review of the relevant work, after which, content analysis was employed in the analysis of data. As discovered, method prescription, roles and responsibilities, adoption time, team size, batch size, requirements prioritization, feature size, lead time, technical practices, cost and quality were the main factors that guide Agile team members in choosing Scrum or Kanban as well as their practices.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics
Subtitle of host publicationSustainable Society Through Digital Innovation, ICEEI 2017
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
Volume2017-November
ISBN (Electronic)9781538604755
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Mar 2018
Event6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2017 - Langkawi, Malaysia
Duration: 25 Nov 201727 Nov 2017

Other

Other6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2017
CountryMalaysia
CityLangkawi
Period25/11/1727/11/17

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Software engineering
Decision making
Software Development
Software
Costs
Content Analysis
Prioritization
Workflow
Software Process
Development Process
Work Flow
Batch
Prescriptions
Decision Making
Organizations
Costs and Cost Analysis
Requirements

Keywords

  • Kanban
  • Scrum
  • Selection factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Control and Optimization
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Information Systems
  • Software
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Health Informatics

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Alqudah, M., & Razali, R. (2018). A comparison of scrum and Kanban for identifying their selection factors. In Proceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics: Sustainable Society Through Digital Innovation, ICEEI 2017 (Vol. 2017-November, pp. 1-6). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEEI.2017.8312434

A comparison of scrum and Kanban for identifying their selection factors. / Alqudah, Mashal; Razali, Rozilawati.

Proceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics: Sustainable Society Through Digital Innovation, ICEEI 2017. Vol. 2017-November Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. p. 1-6.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Alqudah, M & Razali, R 2018, A comparison of scrum and Kanban for identifying their selection factors. in Proceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics: Sustainable Society Through Digital Innovation, ICEEI 2017. vol. 2017-November, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., pp. 1-6, 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, ICEEI 2017, Langkawi, Malaysia, 25/11/17. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEEI.2017.8312434
Alqudah M, Razali R. A comparison of scrum and Kanban for identifying their selection factors. In Proceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics: Sustainable Society Through Digital Innovation, ICEEI 2017. Vol. 2017-November. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2018. p. 1-6 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEEI.2017.8312434
Alqudah, Mashal ; Razali, Rozilawati. / A comparison of scrum and Kanban for identifying their selection factors. Proceedings of the 2017 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Informatics: Sustainable Society Through Digital Innovation, ICEEI 2017. Vol. 2017-November Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. pp. 1-6
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