The fifth ACM SIGCHI Symposium on
Engineering Interactive Computing Systems
City University London, UK, June 24–27, 2013
Tutorial: Creativity on a Shoestring – Concept Generating in Agile Development
The tutorial is free of charge for all workshop and doctoral consortium participants.
- Neil Maiden, City University London
- Bianca Hollis, Telegraph Media Group
Tutorial Objectives: The aims of the tutorial are:
- Make participants aware of the limitations of current agile development techniques for the delivery of innovative software;
- Give participants knowledge of how to select user epics and stories most likely to give rise to creativity and innovation in agile projects;
- Give participants hand-on experiences with selected creativity techniques adapted for use in agile development projects.
||short introduction to creativity and past uses of creativity in requirements engineering projects
||critique of current agile development approaches and their lack of support for, as well as barriers to, creative work
||hands-on practice with up to eight selected creativity techniques applied to a different software-based problem
||period of reflection and an exploration of which techniques the participants make carry forward in their work.