Developing Software with Scrum in a Small Cross-Organizational Project

  • Torgeir Dingsøyr
  • Geir Kjetil Hanssen
  • Tore Dybå
  • Geir Anker
  • Jens Olav Nygaard
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4257)


In an action research study, we describe the application of the scrum software development process in a small cross-organizational development project. The stakeholders in the project report many of the benefits we have found in previous studies, such as increased overview of the project, flexibility and motivation. In addition, we have found that estimation can be challenging in cross-organizational projects due to the customer-provider relationship between the participating organizations.


Software Development Customer Satisfaction Software Development Process Software Process Improvement Agile Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Torgeir Dingsøyr
    • 1
    • 2
  • Geir Kjetil Hanssen
    • 1
  • Tore Dybå
    • 1
  • Geir Anker
    • 3
  • Jens Olav Nygaard
    • 3
  1. 1.SINTEF Information and Communication TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer and Information ScienceNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  3. 3.SINTEF Information and Communication TechnologyOsloNorway

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