A Summary of Research

  • Geir Kjetil Hanssen
  • Tor Stålhane
  • Thor Myklebust


This chapter highlights important research in all areas covered by SafeScrum ® :
  • Requirements, testing and code refactoring.

  • Continuous integration, iterative processes and customer involvement.

  • Planning and traceability.

  • What will happen in these areas in the near future.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geir Kjetil Hanssen
    • 1
  • Tor Stålhane
    • 2
  • Thor Myklebust
    • 1
  1. 1.Software Engineering, Safety and SecuritySINTEF DigitalTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.NTNUTrondheimNorway

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