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Agile Governance Manifesto contemporary reading: Unveiling an Appreciative Agenda

Alexandre J. H. de O. Luna, Edson Luiz Riccio, Hermano Perrelli de Moura, Marcelo L. M. Marinho


In 2016, fundamental principles and behavioral guidelines were introduced to support the implementation of agile governance. This paper explores the evolution of Agile Governance and how these principles can enhance its implementation. We critically review the Agile Governance Manifesto and compare it with perceptions and factual information by examining our research and practice for fifteen years. The study provides a grounded understanding of the topic and presents an agenda with 12 emerging research and practice topics in agile governance. A framework is also proposed to organize these topics into two central lines, guiding future research and practice.


Information Systems, Agile Governance, IT Management, Project Management, Software Engineering.

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