Technical Skills-Based Team Formulation in Scrum Software Development and Its Impact on Programming Skills in Entry-Level Software Developers

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Apisit Saengsai
Nuttaporn Phakdee


Modern software development principles are fast-paced, collaborative tasks that focus on real working software to meet deadlines called “feature-driven.” Scrum is the most popular modern software development tool. Nevertheless, team members are key success factors for software development. This research studied team formation based on the technical skill of each team member and its impact on programming skills in entry-level software developers. In this experiment the relationship between practical examination scores and team formation configuration could not be confirmed with a statistical significance of 0.05. However, team formation with a high percentage of technical skill members (60 - 90 percent of the total members in a team.) had the worst results.

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