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A systematic literature review of best practices and challenges in follow-the-sun software development

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dc.contributor.author Kroll, Josiane
dc.contributor.author Hashmi, Sajid Ibrahim
dc.contributor.author Richardson, Ita
dc.contributor.author Audy, Jorge L.N.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-09T15:07:09Z
dc.date.available 2013-09-09T15:07:09Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3366
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Follow-the-sun (FTS) software development is a strategy used to reduce the length of software projects that are developed across globally distributed locations. However, due to communication and collaboration challenges, software companies find it difficult to adopt this development strategy during task allocation and daily project handovers. In this study, we present results from a Systematic Literature Review (SLR) performed on papers published between 1990 and 2012. Our goal was to identify best practices and challenges for FTS implementation. We found 36 best practices and 17 challenges for FTS. These results are discussed in this paper in order to indicate opportunities for future research and make our results useful for the project managers. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries PARIS: Methods and Tools for Project/Architecture/Risk Management in Globally Distributed Software Development Projects, Proceedings of International Conference on Global Software Development (ICGSE);
dc.rights “© 2013 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 follow-the-sun (FTS) en_US
dc.subject best practice en_US
dc.subject challenges en_US
dc.title A systematic literature review of best practices and challenges in follow-the-sun 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.identifier.doi 10.1109/ICGSEW.2013.10
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor HEA en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor CAPES/MECD Cooperation Program en_US
dc.relation.projectid 10/CE/I1855 en_US
dc.relation.projectid PRTLI 4 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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