Agile Software Development in Business Informatics: Using Agile Methods for Teaching Purposes at the University of Applied Sciences, Zwickau

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Part of the Progress in IS book series (PROIS)

Abstract

Using agile software development methods has improved productivity of software companies, overall quality of software products and hence the satisfaction of the companies’ customers. In the education courses of the Faculty for Economics and Business Administration, agile concepts have been integrated quite preliminary. This paper presents the conception of a new course which can be used in a sophisticated way to teach information systems. The work is based on the results of the government-funded project EGNIAS, and aims to increase quality of teaching as well as attractiveness of the course program in the eyes of high-quality students.

Keywords

Agile methods Agile software development Composite services Ontologies 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau – University of Applied SciencesZwickauGermany

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