#1303 Agile Software Engineering: change request pending
A new sub-category is needed to address the lack of clarity around agile software development.
Despite some improvements in SFA7, the framework currently reflects a plan-driven model of software development processes. While agile is mentioned is several sub-categories, The overall framework looks like a plan-driven model (with tasks configured around design, implement and test). Agile software development, organises these same tasks within increments (rather than development phases). Nowadays, more than 50% of software development projects use agile methods (in UK and Netherlands and probably USA).
A new sub-category is proposed to empahsise skllls that are currently poorly represented in SFA7, namely: product champion, agile coach and
Product Champion (product owner in Scrum), further details...
Agile Coach (scrum master in Scrum), further details
Self-organising Team member, further details
Here are some empirical research papers that describe these missing skills
Attached to Development and implementation