A Study of an Agile Methodology with Scrum Approach to the Filipino Company-Sponsored I.T. Capstone Program
Purpose – The research aims to show the relevance of company client sponsored student projects in the University of Asia and the Pacific Information Technology (UA&P IT) Capstone Program through the use ofan Agile Methodology with Scrum Approach.
Method – The modified program is employed on two batches with content analysis and survey results as benchmarks. Results – Surveys at the end of the sprints for both clients and students revealed that the length of the sprint was a critical factor in the development of the information system, and that students learned from addressing additional challenges such as academic load, team pressure and communication issues.
Conclusion – Over-all results showed that clients were impressed and keen to adopt the student works.
Recommendations – Maintainability aspects of the research can be analyzed for future studies. Increasing the sample size with additional batches could lead to discovery of additional factors not previously seen.
Research Implications – The research could help improve other Capstone Programs while improving communication with company clients.
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