On Synergy of Motivational Projects and Agile Software Development Practices

  • Deniss Kumlander
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 151)


Nowadays the successful software vendor needs to pick up all modern software development techniques in order to face the globalization and rapidly evolving business world. Moreover we need to combine several techniques or derive more than one advantage from them. Agile software development practices are the one, which we discuss in this paper. These practices suit very well for the commercial software development although have certain common mistakes or problems, which we do propose to close during applying the software motivational projects. The main purpose of the last one is to motivate personnel as using only material techniques to motivate is clearly not enough. At the same time such motivational projects are a perfect opportunity to work and close agile software development problems like over or underestimating applying novel techniques, gold-plating in development and many others as we show in this paper.


Personnel motivating Software engineering Key success factors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of InformaticsTTUTallinnEstonia

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