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Architectural knowledge management in global software development : a review

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dc.contributor.author Ali, Nour
dc.contributor.author Beecham, Sarah
dc.contributor.author Mistrík, Ivan
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-20T11:16:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-20T11:16:48Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/645
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Architectural Knowledge Management (AKM) aims to coordinate the knowledge produced and used during architecting a software system. Managing architectural knowledge effectively is a task that becomes even more critical and complex when operating in a distributed environment. Thus, software architectural practices, processes, and tools that work in collocated software development don’t necessarily scale up in a distributed environment. In this paper, we perform a literature review that looks at AKM in a Global Software Development (GSD) context. We attempt to synthesize AKM concepts, practices, tools and challenges important in GSD. In order to provide a common understanding for the central concepts of AKM in GSD in an abstract way, we have created a metamodel which is based on our literature review. The metamodel defines a set of architecture knowledge and global software development entities and their relationships. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 2010 International Conference on Global Software Engineering;pp. 55 - 63
dc.relation.uri http:dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2010.15
dc.rights ©2010 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. en_US
dc.subject architectural knowledge en_US
dc.subject software architecting en_US
dc.subject distributed software engineering en_US
dc.subject knowledge management en_US
dc.title Architectural knowledge management in global software development : a review en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1


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