Quality Assurance in Agile Software Development: A Systematic Review

  • Carlos Alberto FortunatoEmail author
  • Felipe Furtado
  • Fernando Selleri
  • Ivaldir de Farias Junior
  • Nelson Leitão Júnior
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 680)


In software engineering, agile methods have emerged as alternative to handle the growing pressures for innovation in increasingly shorter deadlines, the constant needs for changes in requirements and the poor performance of most software development projects accelerating time to market, bring improvements in quality and productivity, Information Technology (IT)/business alignment, and enhanced flexibility are noticed. In this context, through a systematic literature review, this work aims to identify, evaluate and analyze relevant studies on quality assurance practices in agile. The results include the identified works, practices and limitations.


Agile software development Quality assurance Agile practices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Alberto Fortunato
    • 1
    Email author
  • Felipe Furtado
    • 1
  • Fernando Selleri
    • 2
  • Ivaldir de Farias Junior
    • 3
  • Nelson Leitão Júnior
    • 1
  1. 1.CESAR.EDURecifeBrasil
  2. 2.UNEMAT - Universidade do Estado do Mato GrossoBarra do BugresBrasil
  3. 3.Softex RecifeRecifeBrasil

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