Creativity in Agile Software Development Methods

  • Broderick CrawfordEmail author
  • Kathleen Crawford
  • Ricardo Soto
  • Claudio León de la Barra
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 529)


Creativity is an inherent aspect to the development of new products, therefore a critical capacity for software development. Indicators to measure creativity are grouped into two main areas: (1) those related to the creative result itself and its quality (including novelty and usefulness) and (2) those related to the creative team itself (considering indicators such as individual and group satisfaction, development of cognitive skills, group interaction, ...). From this perspective, the aim of this work is to introduce some ideas for assesing the creativity of software products.


Creativity Software engineering Measures of creativity 



Broderick Crawford is supported by Grant CONICYT/ FONDECYT/REGULAR/1140897. Ricardo Soto is supported by Grant CONICYT/ FONDECYT/INICIACION/11130459.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Broderick Crawford
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Kathleen Crawford
    • 1
  • Ricardo Soto
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
  • Claudio León de la Barra
    • 1
  1. 1.Pontificia Universidad Católica de ValparaísoValparaísoChile
  2. 2.Universidad Central de ChileSantiagoChile
  3. 3.Universidad San SebastiánSantiagoChile
  4. 4.Universidad Autónoma de ChileSantiagoChile
  5. 5.Universidad Cientifica del SurLimaPeru

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