COMPARISON OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES: AN INDUSTRIAL CASE STUDY IN TURKEY
AbstractA variety of development methodologies are available in the current context of software development. In software development process, it is difficult to compare methods and decide on the most appropriate method to be used. In this case study, firstly a literature review is conducted on two topics; software development methodologies and software quality assurance methods. Then, we contacted two major companies in Turkey, in order to compare their software development methodologies used for the projects, quality assurance methods and measures. Accordingly, qualitative data is collected using a questionnaire, and a semi-structure interview is conducted and the results are analyzed descriptively. The main aim of this study is to understand the differences about software development methodologies and quality assurance methods of the companies. The results of the study are expected to give insights in order to guide the developers and managers in making choices for software development process in companies.
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