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Knowledge management in distributed software development teams - does culture matter?

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dc.contributor.author Boden, Alexander
dc.contributor.author Avram, Gabriela
dc.contributor.author Bannon, Liam J.
dc.contributor.author Wulf, Volker
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-01T11:55:19Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-01T11:55:19Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.issn 9780769537108
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7644
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Software development requires complex context specific knowledge regarding the particularities of different technologies, the potential of existing software and the needs and expectations of the users. Hence, efficient knowledge management counts amongst the most important challenges for software teams. In international teams, one of the most important issues regarding knowledge sharing is the impact of culture under different aspects: national, organizational and professional. There seem to be very few studies dealing with the issue of culture in regard to knowledge management practices in GSE. We want to contribute to the discussion by presenting case studies of small size software teams dealing with international software development in the context of offshoring. In doing so, we illustrate how cultural and social issues influence the way knowledge exchange is performed by analyzing several practices of knowledge management, considering the role of artifacts and tools, of meetings, knowledge brokers and mutual visits between sites. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Fourth IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering;pp. 18-27
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2009.10
dc.rights © 2009 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 knowledge management en_US
dc.subject programming en_US
dc.subject software engineering en_US
dc.subject cultural differences en_US
dc.subject software quality en_US
dc.subject databases en_US
dc.title Knowledge management in distributed software development teams - does culture matter? 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.date.updated 2019-03-01T11:47:26Z
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/ICGSE.2009.10
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor German Research Foundation en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1135056
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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