14th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE) (EASE)
Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering
12 - 13 April 2010
Background: Agile methods have increasingly attracted interest in the Software Industry. SCRUM is currently one of the most studied agile method, because of both its novelty and the assumption that SCRUM is able to improve project productivity. Objective/Method: This article describes a systematic literature review, which aims to find scientific evidence of the correlation between the use of SCRUM and productivity in Software Projects. Results/Conclusion: Among 274 primary studies, this research selected 28 papers presenting strong evidence on the research questions. According to these results, the relation between SCRUM and productivity may be positive.