Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies

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| Editors: Arthur Tatnall

Agile Methods and Team Work in IT Education

  • Jaana HolvikiviEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60013-0_188-1


Software Engineering and Information Technology Curricula

Information technology and software engineering education curricula incorporate training in programming and computer technologies, as well as basic science skills. As information technology is always applied in organizations, skills related to organizational understanding, business and interpersonal relationships are gaining more emphasis when the extent of systems grows. Competencies required from software developers are getting wider; developers are expected to understand the lifecycle of the products from early planning to design, implementation, and maintenance. The concept of systems development life cycle was introduced around 50 years ago, and since then information systems have evolved from individual entities to interconnected webs of technologies, data, and software. Understanding current technological and information environments is an...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Metropolia University of Applied SciencesHelsinkiFinland

Section editors and affiliations

  • Bill Davey
    • 1
  1. 1.Business Information TechnologyMelbourneAustralia