Wiki for Agility

Wiki for Agility

Pankaj Kamthan (Concordia University, Canada)
Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 19
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6485-2.ch009
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Abstract

The movement towards agility is one of the most significant human-centered and socially oriented changes in industrial software engineering. In the practice of agile methodologies, there are different types of content (data, information, or knowledge) that are created, communicated, and consumed. It is imperative for an organization to manage such content, both during development and beyond deployment. This chapter proposes a conceptual model for understanding and exploring the use of Wiki as a vehicle for managing content in agile software development. In doing so, the parity between agile software development and Wiki is shown, human and social aspects of each are emphasized, the Social Web-Context of Wiki is demonstrated, illustrative examples are given, and the implications of committing to a Wiki are considered.
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Background

This section provides relevant background on agile software development and Wiki, and discusses previous work relating agile software development, content management, and Wiki.

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