Experiences from the Development of a Webshop Using Scrum Methodology
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 12 credits / 18 HE creditsStudent thesis
This is a report concerning the software development project Eldflugan, a system developed by eight students at Linköping University. It addresses experience from developing a web-based e-commerce using Scrum, an agile development method, which was used throughout the project. The teams work, how Scrum was applied with both advantages and disadvantages is being lifted. Different development environments have been used due to separate issues and opportunities, which is described. The database management systems, MySQL, and the local version, SQLite, are discussed as well as AJAX and PJAX, tools for giving the users a better and faster experience. To prepare Eldflugan for entering the e-commerce market, a marketing plan including environmental scanning, a SWOT analysis and a STP, has been made. Ethical aspects such as legal, use and handling of personal information and how it is communicated are also being addressed. Finally the report discusses product weaknesses, future opportunities, implementation difficulties and how those could have been prevented. It was found that Scrum is best used when it is utilized fully and a risk analysis can prevent unexpected problems to surface.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 85 p.
scrum, agile, webshop, e-commerce, team, software development, web development
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-107109ISRN: LIU-IDA/LITH-EX-G--14/028—SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-107109DiVA: diva2:721996
Subject / course
Computer and information science at the Institute of Technology
Geijer Michaeli, Rebecka