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dc.contributor.advisor European Union
dc.contributor.author Ó Conchúir, Eoin
dc.contributor.author Holmstrom Olsson, Helena
dc.contributor.author Agerfalk, Par J.
dc.contributor.author Fitzgerald, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-28T15:40:18Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-28T15:40:18Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Ó Conchúr, E et al (2006) "Exploring the assumed benefits of global software development," in International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE2006) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2304
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In existing global software development (GSD) literature, much focus has been on identifying the challenges that practitioners may face (such as sociocultural and temporal distance issues), while potential benefits have not been extensively analyzed. We reverse this trend by studying these potential benefits. We question whether they are well-founded assumptions and whether they are attainable in practice. This paper presents findings from a multicase study at three multi-national companies that have extensive experience in GSD. We identify the benefits mentioned in GSD literature, analyze them with regards to the companies' experiences and then conclude whether or not each benefit is being realized in practice. Our findings reveal that the realization of the assumed benefits cannot be simply taken for granted. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE2006);
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1109/ICGSE.2006.261229
dc.rights “© 2006 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 software development management en_US
dc.subject global software development en_US
dc.title Exploring the assumed benefits of global software development en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor EU en_US
dc.relation.projectid FP6 project en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US

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