Capable Leader and Skilled and Motivated Team Practices to Introduce eXtreme Programming

  • Lech Madeyski
  • Wojciech Biela
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5082)


Applying changes to software engineering processes in organisations usually raises many problems of varying nature. Basing on a real-world 2-year project and a simultaneous process change initiative in Poland the authors studied those problems, their context, and the outcome. The reflection was a need for a set of principles and practices to help introduce eXtreme Programming (XP). In the paper the authors extend their preliminary set, consisting of the Empirical Evidence principle, exemplified using DICE®, and the practice of the Joint Engagement of management and the developers. This preliminary collection is being supplemented with the Capable Leader, as well as the Skilled and Motivated Team practices based on the DICE® framework as well.


Extreme programming Agile adoption Process change  Software process improvement DICE® framework 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lech Madeyski
    • 1
  • Wojciech Biela
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Applied InformaticsWroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland
  2. 2.ExOrigo Sp. z o.o., Krucza 50WarsawPoland

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