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Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming

19th International Conference, XP 2018, Porto, Portugal, May 21–25, 2018, Proceedings

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP, volume 314)

Conference series link(s): XP: International Conference on Agile Software Development

Conference proceedings info: XP 2018.

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Table of contents (21 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV
  2. Agile Requirements

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Cosmic User Story Standard

      • Miguel Ecar, Fabio Kepler, João Pablo S. da Silva
      Pages 3-18Open Access
    3. Improving Mockup-Based Requirement Specification with End-User Annotations

      • Matias Urbieta, Nahime Torres, José Matias Rivero, Gustavo Rossi, F. J. Dominguez-Mayo
      Pages 19-34Open Access
  3. Agile Testing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 35-35
    2. Software Tester, We Want to Hire You! an Analysis of the Demand for Soft Skills

      • Raluca Florea, Viktoria Stray
      Pages 54-67Open Access
    3. Developers’ Initial Perceptions on TDD Practice: A Thematic Analysis with Distinct Domains and Languages

      • Joelma Choma, Eduardo M. Guerra, Tiago Silva da Silva
      Pages 68-85Open Access
    4. Myths and Facts About Static Application Security Testing Tools: An Action Research at Telenor Digital

      • Tosin Daniel Oyetoyan, Bisera Milosheska, Mari Grini, Daniela Soares Cruzes
      Pages 86-103Open Access
  4. Agile Transformation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121
    2. Interface Problems of Agile in a Non-agile Environment

      • Sven Theobald, Philipp Diebold
      Pages 123-130Open Access
    3. Enterprise Agility: Why Is Transformation so Hard?

      • Teemu Karvonen, Helen Sharp, Leonor Barroca
      Pages 131-145Open Access
    4. Technical and Organizational Agile Practices: A Latin-American Survey

      • Nicolás Paez, Diego Fontdevila, Fernando Gainey, Alejandro Oliveros
      Pages 146-159Open Access
  5. Scaling Agile

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177
    2. Do Agile Methods Work for Large Software Projects?

      • Magne Jørgensen
      Pages 179-190Open Access
    3. Learning in the Large - An Exploratory Study of Retrospectives in Large-Scale Agile Development

      • Torgeir Dingsøyr, Marius Mikalsen, Anniken Solem, Kathrine Vestues
      Pages 191-198Open Access
    4. Reporting in Agile Portfolio Management: Routines, Metrics and Artefacts to Maintain an Effective Oversight

      • Christoph Johann Stettina, Lennard Schoemaker
      Pages 199-215Open Access
    5. Inter-team Coordination in Large-Scale Agile Development: A Case Study of Three Enabling Mechanisms

      • Finn Olav Bjørnson, Julia Wijnmaalen, Christoph Johann Stettina, Torgeir Dingsøyr
      Pages 216-231Open Access

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About this book

This open access book constitutes the proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP 2018, held in Porto, Portugal, in May 2018.

XP is the premier agile software development conference combining research and practice, and XP 2018 provided a playful and informal environment to learn and trigger discussions around its main theme – make, inspect, adapt.

The 21 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 62 submissions. They were organized in topical sections named: agile requirements; agile testing; agile transformation; scaling agile; human-centric agile; and continuous experimentation.  


  • agile software development
  • software measurement
  • software creation and management
  • process management
  • test-driven development
  • project and people management
  • software development techniques
  • empirical software engineering
  • continuous experimentation

Editors and Affiliations

  • Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

    Juan Garbajosa

  • Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy

    Xiaofeng Wang

  • University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

    Ademar Aguiar

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming

  • Book Subtitle: 19th International Conference, XP 2018, Porto, Portugal, May 21–25, 2018, Proceedings

  • Editors: Juan Garbajosa, Xiaofeng Wang, Ademar Aguiar

  • Series Title: Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Computer Science, Computer Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018

  • License: CC BY

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-91601-9Published: 17 May 2018

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-91602-6Published: 16 May 2018

  • Series ISSN: 1865-1348

  • Series E-ISSN: 1865-1356

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XV, 309

  • Number of Illustrations: 50 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Software Engineering, Software Management, IT Operations

Buying options

Softcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)