New Member
Jan 23, 2020
Hi everyone,

I am posting this to appeal to all agile software practitioners who find themselves as members of teams or organizations practicing agile software development. I am conducting a research project aimed at studying the application of agile software development methods in South Africa, with the aim of answering a single question: “How do agile practitioners overcome the challenges associated with agile software development?”.

It would be greatly appreciated if you would consider completing a short survey (less than 5 minutes) regarding your experiences in being part of a team or company which has adopted agile development practices. Your response will be extremely valuable in providing the necessary data to answer the aforementioned research question, which will hopefully help improve applications of agile methods.
To complete the survey, please visit the following link:

Please feel free to share the survey with any other agile practitioners. Any feedback or discussion regarding the research is also welcomed. Notably, much of the premise of this research is based on the following paper to see if the same challenges and, more importantly, solutions to those challenges are applicable in the local context:

Ethical clearance has been granted by the University of Pretoria to conduct this research.


Honorary Master
Sep 7, 2006
Done. I've seen Agile applied successfully, and disastrously. My current employer is riding a fine line between those two.
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Active Member
Dec 3, 2014
I was going to answer but I can't since I haven't been apart of a change to agile, the places I've worked have already been using an agile methodology when I arrived.