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A Documented Approach in Agile Software Development
Nitin Uikey, Ugrasen Suman, A. K. Ramani
Pages - 13 - 22     |    Revised - 01-05-2011     |    Published - 31-05-2011
Volume - 2   Issue - 2    |    Publication Date - May / June 2011  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Agile Methodologies, Software Documentation, Scrum, Technical Writer
ABSTRACT
Software engineers have been striving for years to improve the practice of software development and maintenance. Presently the agile approach is quickly becoming main stream in the software industry with core set of beliefs and practices called Manifesto for Agile Software Development. However, agile methods have shaken the view, arguing that more emphasis should be given on software development rather than extensive documentation. It has been observed through literature that good documentation plays a very important role in software development. It helps in increasing development speed, helping in communication and maintaining relationship among developers and other stakeholders. In this paper, a conceptual view of documentation is proposed and a technical writer is introduced along with other scrum roles. Also, the paper presents the relationship of documentation and technical writer by which we can enhance the productivity and maintainability of software.
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Mr. Nitin Uikey
School of Computer Science & IT, DAVV - India
nitin_uikey@yahoo.com
Dr. Ugrasen Suman
School of Computer Science & IT - India
Professor A. K. Ramani
School of Computer Science & IT - India