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Maturity in agile software development is a subject still in definition. Although a number of models have been proposed, they usually adapt agile practices to CMMI-DEV requirements or differ among authors. The objective of this study was to identify how agile practitioners define a road map to maturity. We conducted a survey with Brazilian agilists and analyzed data using statistical Chi-square method. Our findings suggest that practitioners’ opinion is that a prescribed model to agile maturity would not be useful – we propose, then, an initial guide for maturity. This guide defines some essential practices, but space should be left for teams to do the job as they please.

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Fontana, R.M., Reinehr, S., Malucelli, A. (2014). Maturing in Agile: What Is It About?. In: Cantone, G., Marchesi, M. (eds) Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming. XP 2014. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 179. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06862-6_7

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