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On the suitability of particular software development roles to global software development

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dc.contributor.author Lane, Michael
dc.contributor.author Agerfalk, Par J.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-21T17:07:42Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-21T17:07:42Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2116
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Global software development surfaces various challenges and benefits that are not always present in co-located teams. The purpose of this paper is to explore a set of propositions that address the suitability of four different software development roles to Global software development (GSD). A qualitative research approach was applied to collaborations undertaken between remote counterparts playing the same development role in various GSD projects. Specific development roles were considered: business analyst, designer, developer and development-support. A framework that details the benefits and challenges of GSD was used as a basis for this research. Suitability of a role to GSD is based upon the balance of challenges and benefits discovered in that role’s case. Finally, opportunities for future research are presented. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 3rd IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering;2008
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2008.19
dc.rights “© 2008 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en_US
dc.subject global software development en_US
dc.subject project management en_US
dc.subject business analyst en_US
dc.title On the suitability of particular software development roles to global software development en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI

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