As Scrum is predominantly a team-based activity, it
is consequently an intensely social endeavour. In order to
deliver on the mutually agreed goals of the Sprint, Scrum
teams need to collaborate and share knowledge effectively.
Many authors have cited trust as being crucial to fostering
collaboration and knowledge sharing. However, to date there
has been no published research into this crucial social
construct in the context of agile software development teams.
This paper revisits the conceptual model of trust presented at
SOFTENG 2018 in light of the findings from a preliminary
Constructivist Grounded Theory study conducted on two
Scrum teams in a major multinational software development
company in the West of Ireland.