Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Full Research Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Silvia Bordin, Antonella De Angeli
      Pages 3-15 Open Access
    3. Felix Evbota, Eric Knauss, Anna Sandberg
      Pages 28-38 Open Access
    4. Aleksander Fabijan, Helena Holmström Olsson, Jan Bosch
      Pages 39-52 Open Access
    5. Michael Hilton, Nicholas Nelson, Hugh McDonald, Sean McDonald, Ron Metoyer, Danny Dig
      Pages 53-65 Open Access
    6. Laura Hokkanen, Kati Kuusinen, Kaisa Väänänen
      Pages 66-78 Open Access
    7. Christoph J. Stettina, Mark N. W. Smit
      Pages 79-91 Open Access
    8. Geir K. Hanssen, Børge Haugset, Tor Stålhane, Thor Myklebust, Ingar Kulbrandstad
      Pages 92-103 Open Access
    9. Kati Kuusinen, Helen Petrie, Fabian Fagerholm, Tommi Mikkonen
      Pages 104-117 Open Access
    10. Anh Nguyen Duc, Pekka Abrahamsson
      Pages 118-130 Open Access
    11. Kristian Nybom, Jens Smeds, Ivan Porres
      Pages 131-143 Open Access
    12. Marco Ortu, Giuseppe Destefanis, Steve Counsell, Stephen Swift, Roberto Tonelli, Michele Marchesi
      Pages 144-155 Open Access
    13. Muhammad Ovais Ahmad, Jouni Markkula, Markku Oivo
      Pages 156-168 Open Access
    14. Xiaofeng Wang, Henry Edison, Sohaib Shahid Bajwa, Carmine Giardino, Pekka Abrahamsson
      Pages 169-182 Open Access
  3. Experience Reports

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Karel Boekhout
      Pages 185-192 Open Access
    3. Nuno Gouveia
      Pages 193-200 Open Access
    4. Sandeep Hublikar, Shrikanth Hampiholi
      Pages 201-208 Open Access
    5. Stephen McCalden, Mark Tumilty, David Bustard
      Pages 209-216 Open Access
    6. Bernhard Pieber, Kerstin Ohler, Matthias Ehegötz
      Pages 217-225 Open Access
    7. Mark Rajpal
      Pages 235-243 Open Access
    8. Knut H. Rolland, Vidar Mikkelsen, Alexander Næss
      Pages 244-251 Open Access
    9. Paul Shannon, Miles Pool
      Pages 252-260 Open Access
    10. Irina Tsyganok
      Pages 270-277 Open Access
  4. Empirical Studies Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279
    2. Sebastian Baltes, Stefan Wagner
      Pages 281-285 Open Access
    3. Marko Gasparic, Andrea Janes, Francesco Ricci
      Pages 291-295 Open Access
    4. Muhammad Ovais Ahmad, Jouni Markkula, Markku Oivo
      Pages 296-299 Open Access
    5. Davide Taibi, Andrea Janes, Valentina Lenarduzzi
      Pages 300-304 Open Access
  5. Doctoral Symposium Papers

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 333-334

About these proceedings


This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP 2016, held in Edinburgh, UK, in May 2016.

While agile development has already become mainstream in industry, this field is still constantly evolving and continues to spur an enormous interest both in industry and academia. To this end, the XP conference attracts a large number of software practitioners and researchers, providing a rare opportunity for interaction between the two communities.

The 14 full papers accepted for XP 2016 were selected from 42 submissions. Additionally, 11 experience reports (from 25 submissions) 5 empirical studies (out of 12 submitted) and 5 doctoral papers (from 6 papers submitted) were selected, and in each case the authors were shepherded by an experienced researcher. Generally, all of the submitted papers went through a rigorous peer-review process.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Helen Sharp
    • 1
  • Tracy Hall
    • 2
  1. 1.Computing and Communications DepartmentThe Open University Computing and Communications DepartmentMilton KeynesUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentBrunel University London Computer Science DepartmentMiddlesexUnited Kingdom

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  • License CC BY-NC
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-33514-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-33515-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-1348
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-1356
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