The relationship between customers and suppliers remains a challenge in agile software development. Two trends seek to improve this relationship, the increased focus on value and the move towards continuous deployment. In this special section on continuous value delivery, we describe these emerging research themes and show the increasing interest in these topics over time. Further, we discuss implications for future research.
Dingsøyr, T., & Lassenius, C. (2016). Emerging themes in agile software development: Introduction to the special section on continuous value delivery. Information and Software Technology, 77, 56–60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infsof.2016.04.018