WBMA 2016

7th Brazilian Workshop on Agile Methods (WBMA’2016)

Proceedings available

The proceedings of the 7th Brazilian Workshop on Agile Methods (WBMA’2016) are available in the link below:


The free access for conference participants will be granted until May 12th.

Call for Papers

The 7th Brazilian Workshop on Agile Methods (WBMA’2016) is the research track in the Agile Brazil conference. WBMA is an academic event that focuses on agile software development. This year's edition comes with a history of success. Our past editions received an expressive number of paper submissions. Besides it, a number of attendees (students, researchers and practitioners) from different countries. We hope to repeat this success this year and influence even more the academic integration in industry context. We believe this integration can create ideas, opportunities and innovations for all involved.

Last year, the Agile Brazil conference has received more than 500 attendees from all over the world. This year, our expectation is that the workshop will receive even more researchers and students from Brazil and abroad. This year, WBMA’2016 will be held on November, between 7th and 9th, in Curitiba - Brazil. The workshop will be included in Agile Brazil schedule.


The main topics of interest to this workshop are:

  • Adoption of Agile / Lean
  • Agile / Lean in Distributed Environments and Large Teams
  • Agile in Government
  • Agile Practices and Future Trends, Evolution and Revolution (Technical or Managerial)
  • Agile Principles, Lean Manufacturing and Other Disciplines
  • Agile Project Management, Outsourcing and Governance in the Agile Context
  • Agile Testing & Quality: Techniques, Patterns and Automated Support
  • Conceptual Studies and Theoretical Foundations of Agile / Lean
  • Development in Distributed and Global Agile Teams
  • DevOps and Continuous Delivery
  • Experimental Studies with Agile / Lean
  • Human and Social Aspects in Agile Methods
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Agile
  • Lean Startups
  • Managing Technical Debt
  • Metrics, Measurements and Mining Repositories in the Context of Agile
  • Organizational Transformation and Cultural Aspects on Agile Business
  • Patterns and Anti-patterns applying Agile / Lean
  • Refactoring Issues
  • Scaling Agile to Large Corporations
  • Systems and Software Architecture and Development of Critical Systems
  • Teaching and Coaching Agile and Lean
  • Tools and Techniques on Agile / Lean
  • User Experience (UX) Environments on Agile / Lean
  • User Roles (co-participation)

We also welcome other related topics of research on agile methods.

Full Papers Submission

In full papers submission we expect original papers presenting finished results.

Original papers should be sent electronically by Easychair. Manuscripts must follow SBC (Sociedade Brasileira de Computação - Brazilian Computer Society) template and having between 8 and 12 pages including figures and bibliography. Papers should be submitted in PDF format.

Short Papers Submission

In short papers submissions we are expecting:

  • Research in progress;
  • Experience reports;
  • Non-systematic literature reviews; and
  • Position papers.

Original papers should be sent electronically by Easychair. Manuscripts must follow SBC (Sociedade Brasileira de Computação - Brazilian Computer Society) template and presents between 4 and 6 pages including figures and bibliography. Papers should be submitted in PDF format.

If you are an industry practitioner and have passed through innovative agile experiences, you may submit it in academic format to share with other practitioners and researchers in Short Papers track. We are interested in all types of cases - either successful or not. You are welcome to submit in the "Experience Report" format.

Important Dates

September, 9th (September, 4th) 2016:
Paper submission deadline
October, 4th (September, 30th) 2016:
Notification of acceptance
December, 2nd (October, 27th) 2016: *New
Camera-ready submission (* only in English)
November, 7th to 9th 2016:
WBMA Event


Registering on Agile Brazil you will already be registered on WBMA. There is no exclusive registration to WBMA, once one of our objectives is to integrate industry and research. One author for each accepted paper will be granted with a free registration.

Papers publication

Accepted papers will be published, after the conference, in a volume of Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) - Springer.

This is the first time that the WBMA Proceedings are going to be published at Springer, which will give world-wide visibility to the researches presented at WBMA '2016.

Best paper

The paper accepted for presentation with the best evaluation among reviewers will be honored with a "WBMA's Best Paper" prize.

Best reviewer

The best paper reviewer will be honored with a "WBMA's Best Reviewer" prize. The objective is to improve feedback to authors and, as a consequence, to have studies with an improved quality.


  • Josiane Kroll (PUCRS – Brazil)
  • Rafaela Mantovani Fontana (UFPR – Brazil)

Chair of Program Committee

  • Tiago Silva da Silva (UNIFESP – Brazil)
  • Bernardo José Estácio (PUCRS – Brazil)

Program Committee

  • Adolfo Neto (UTFPR)
  • Alan Santos (PUCRS)
  • Alexandre Vasconcelos (UFPE)
  • Alfredo Goldman (USP)
  • Eduardo Guerra (INPE)
  • Elder de Macedo Rodrigues (UNIPAMPA)
  • Fabio Kon (USP)
  • Fábio Levy Siqueira (Poli-USP)
  • Filipe Correia (FEUP)
  • Graziela Tonin (UFFS)
  • Hugo Sereno Ferreira (FEUP & INESC TEC)
  • Jutta Eckstein (IT Communication)
  • Luciana Zaina (UFSCar - Campus Sorocaba)
  • Maarit Laanti (Nitor Delta)
  • Maria Istela Cagnin (UFMS)
  • Maurício Aniche (USP)
  • Patrícia Vilain (UFSC)
  • Paulo Meirelles (UnB)
  • Rafael Prikladnicki (PUCRS)
  • Ricardo Britto (BTH)
  • Rodrigo de Toledo (UFRJ)
  • Vinicius Garcia (UFPE)
  • Viviane Santos (USP)
  • Xiaofeng Wang (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)


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