Framework for Project Management in Agile Projects: A Quantitative Study

  • Gloria J. MillerEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 380)


Recent studies have confirmed the efficacy of agile methodologies in project success, but can projects skip several project management tasks and still deliver the expected results? How are traditional project managers engaged in agile projects? Who executes what project management tasks in projects applying agile methodologies? The aim of this study was to define a framework for project management tasks in agile projects. The results quantify subjective and theoretical speculation on who performs the project management tasks in agile projects. Project managers are engaged in agile projects, and the team, the product owner, and the project sponsor are significantly involved in project management tasks. The agile coach is not a substitute for the project manager. This study identifies areas where agile methodologies should be updated to clarify team responsibilities for project management activities.


Project management Agile Scrum ISO Product owner Agile coach Scrum master Project manager 


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