Implementation Issues of Agile Methodologies in Pakistan Software IndustryAbstract views: 74 / PDF downloads: 860
Keywords:Agile Methodologies, Implementation Issues, Software Companies, Software Projects, Adoption process, Pakistan Software Industry.
Agile software development method is considered as an essential for software companies, bringing significant benefits. The
implementation of agile software development method enables organizations to adapt the dramatically changing business environment. This
paper identifies the issues associated with the agile methodologies implementation. The deductive approach, the qualitative research method
and the semi-structured interview are employed to conduct the research on the issues of agile methodologies implementation of selected five
case companies in Pakistan. A comparison of five software companies of Pakistan with empirical evidence and existing literature was made
to find answers. The research results indicate the reasons for adopting agile software development, the adoption process, and the issues
facing during the adoption in software companies in Pakistan. Researchers developed some suggestions for software companies in Pakistan
in addressing the implantation issues of agile methodologies.