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Delivery and Cyclicalitydelivery and cyclicality

  • Orit Hazzan
  • Yael Dubinsky
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Part of the Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science book series (UTICS)

Abstract

This chapter describes the cyclic nature of the agile software developmentagile software development process, which is composed of releases, each of which first, ends with the product delivery to the customer and a reflective process; and second, signals the beginning of the next release. We focus on the delivery of a product, to the development of which the entire release has been dedicated, describing what happens in agile software development at the end of the releaserelease —the delivery, as well as just before and just after it. Specifically, prior to the deliverydelivery , the customer examines the product and checks its fitness to his or her expectation; then, the product release is celebrated; finally, after the delivery, a reflective session is facilitated to explore the lessons learned during the release for the improvement of future developments. We also summarize in this chapter the teaching and learning principles presented throughout the book.

Keywords

Team Member Reflective Process Cyclic Nature Learning Principle Agile Practice 
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References

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Orit Hazzan
    • 1
  • Yael Dubinsky
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Education in Technology and ScienceTechnionIsrael Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science TechnionIsrael Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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