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Extreme usability: adapting research approaches for agile development

  • Melissa Federoff
  • Craig Villamor
  • Lynn Miller
  • Jeff Patton
  • Aviva Rosenstein
  • Kathy Baxter
  • Kuldeep Kelkar
CHI'08 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, ACM (2008), pp. 2269-2272


Abstract Agile development is being adopted by many leading software companies, such as those represented by this panel. Though many instructional resources exist to guide companies through a change to Agile Development, there are few resources available on the subject of Agile development and User Centered Design (UCD). As a result, user experience practitioners have had to develop their own tactics and strategies for maintaining sound UCD practices within their organizations when moving to Agile.

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