Title: Analytical evaluation of agile success factors influencing quality in banking sector

Authors: Viral Gupta; Parmod Kumar Kapur; Deepak Kumar; Satya Prakash Singh

Addresses: Amity Institute of Information Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida-201303, India ' Amity Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida-201303, India ' Amity Institute of Information Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida-201303, India ' Department of Computer Science, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra Noida Campus, Noida – 201301, India

Abstract: Today's software applications deployed in an enterprise caters to the complex business processes, integrates various business units and addresses requirements of global customer base. The traditional methodology of software engineering succumbs towards the changing need of customer and technology advancement. Agile methodology targets complex systems with its iterative, incremental and evolutionary approach. There are numerous factors attributing towards the successful implementation of agile methodology. The measurement and evaluation of these agile success factors in an enterprise remains a challenge. This research paper presents a framework to analyse and measure the success factors of agile methodology in an enterprise, using two-way assessment and analytic hierarchy process (AHP). A case study has been conducted in a large enterprise in banking sector and twelve success factors of agile implementation have been evaluated and measured. The proposed framework makes significant contributions to the research community by providing improvement in the maturity of agile implementation in an enterprise by 54%.

Keywords: software quality; agile methodology; two-way assessment; analytic hierarchy process; AHP; continuous integration; enterprise application.

DOI: 10.1504/IJISE.2019.103448

International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2019 Vol.33 No.3, pp.346 - 373

Received: 07 Sep 2017
Accepted: 23 Mar 2018

Published online: 06 Nov 2019 *

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