Dreesen, Tim ORCID: 0000-0002-4581-9664 and Hansen, Sean (2018). Agility in the balance: Control, autonomy, and ambidexterity in agile software development. In: Bridging the Internet of People, Data, and Things : 39th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2018) : San Francisco, California, USA, 13-16 December 2018, 13-16.12.2018, San Francisco. Paper.

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Agile methodologies for information systems development (ISD) are still drawing the attention of the research community. These methodologies promise to increase an ISD team’s adaptiveness in such a way that ISD teams are able to respond and react to changing user requirements.Existing studies on team autonomy in agile ISD, however, implythat these projects potentially can benefit from different elements of control.Our objective is to improve the understanding of how to enact control throughagilepractices, and how these practices influenceteam autonomy and task performance in successful agile ISD projectsin terms of project performance and project quality. This is achieved by developing a preliminary research model that is based on a solid theoretical foundation. As a theoretical framework, we employ ISD ambidexterityand extend it with context-specific insights from controltheory. In consequence, we suggest several propositions for future testing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
CreatorsEmailORCIDORCID Put Code
Dreesen, Timdreesen@wiso.uni-koeln.deorcid.org/0000-0002-4581-966463865387
Hansen, Seanshansen@saunders.rit.eduUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-121466
Date: 14 December 2018
Language: English
Faculty: Faculty of Management, Economy and Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences > Business Administration > Information Systems > Professorship for Integrated Information Systems
Weitere Institute, Arbeits- und Forschungsgruppen > Cologne Institute for Information Systems (CIIS)
Subjects: Data processing Computer science
Social sciences
Management and auxiliary services
Uncontrolled Keywords:
Ambidexterity, Agile Information Systems Development, Control Theory,Task Performance, Team AutonomyUNSPECIFIED
Event Type: Conference
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/12146


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