Improving Businesses Success by Managing Interactions among Agile Teams in Large Organizations
Paper i proceeding, 2013

To achieve successful business, large software companies employ Agile Software Development to be fast and responsive in addressing customer needs. However, a large number of small, independent and fast teams suffer from excessive inter-team interactions, which may lead to paralysis. In this paper we provide a framework to understand how such interactions affect business goals dependent on speed. We detect factors causing observable interaction effects that generate speed waste. By combining data and literature, we provide recommendations to manage such factors, complementing current Agile practices so that they can be adapted in large software organizations.

inter-team interaction


large scale software engineering

software business

Agile software development


Antonio Martini

Chalmers, Data- och informationsteknik, Software Engineering

Lars Pareto

Göteborgs universitet

Jan Bosch

Chalmers, Data- och informationsteknik, Software Engineering

Software Center

Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing

1865-1348 (ISSN)

Vol. 150 60-72