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Building and Linking a Metaphor: Finding Value!

Keenan, Frank, Bustard, DW, Namgyal, Damdul and David, Connolly (2008) Building and Linking a Metaphor: Finding Value! In: Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming, 9th International Conference, XP 2008. Springer, pp. 210-211. ISBN 3-540-68254-6 [Book section]

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URL: http://www.springerlink.com/content/j36l08n6212rg5m1/

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-68255-4_24


Initially System Metaphor was included as one of twelve practices of Extreme Programming (XP) to facilitate participants’ common understanding and description of the problem under consideration. However, the practice was removed in the second version of XP as practitioners found it difficult to understand, devise and link it to implementation activities. This poster describes how a metaphor can be constructed and linked to development by using practices associated with Soft Systems Methodology (SSM). Initial, positive, feedback from an educational exercise is presented.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Information Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
Computer Science Research Institute > Information and Communication Engineering
ID Code:8816
Deposited By: Prof David Bustard
Deposited On:29 Feb 2012 15:07
Last Modified:29 Feb 2012 15:07

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