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Considerations for Effective Requirements Analysis in Offshore Software Development Projects: Lessons from Multi-Method Research

Vanita Yadav, Monica Adya, Dhruv Nath, Varadharajan Sridhar
2016 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
However, software development companies have largely only offshored the software development lifecycle's coding and testing phases.  ...  Offshore software development using geographically distributed teams is an accepted practice in software development today.  ...  on RA Success in offshore projects Research question Hypothesis Experimental findings Survey findings RQ1: Can one offshore the RA phase?  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.03911 fatcat:6cw6gebzhraxldxb3w2rigz4ly

Project Managers' Practical Intelligence and Project Performance in Software Offshore Outsourcing: A Field Study

Nishtha Langer, Sandra A. Slaughter, Tridas Mukhopadhyay
2014 Information systems research  
Given that PMs with high PI are scarce resources, our findings also have practical implications for the optimal resource allocation and training of PMs in software offshore services companies.  ...  T his study examines the role of project managers' (PM) practical intelligence (PI) in the performance of software offshore outsourcing projects.  ...  We find that the effect of PI is consistent over time and precludes any learning effect.  ... 
doi:10.1287/isre.2014.0523 fatcat:l2wpbjsk5raotixcyc6rjswxrm

Cost estimation for global software development

Patrick Keil, Daniel J. Paulish, Raghvinder S. Sangwan
2006 Proceedings of the 2006 international workshop on Economics driven software engineering research - EDSER '06  
In this paper we structure the additional cost drivers of distributed development and examine the significance of each of these factors as a contributor to the overall cost of a software development project  ...  Software cost estimation for such projects becomes challenging due to factors such as effort expended in team building and knowledge transfer, creating an architecture of the software product that can  ...  (SCR) has been doing research aimed at developing a better understanding of the issues and impact of various practices with respect to Global Software Development (GSD) since GSD increases the requirements  ... 
doi:10.1145/1139113.1139117 fatcat:xyu7wn2o7rdalaeohfecqxrh3y

Bringing Global Sourcing into the Classroom: Lessons from an Experiential Software Development Project

Monica Adya, Dhruv Nath, Varadharajan Sridhar, Amit Malik
2008 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
(MIS) students at MDI on an offshore software development project.  ...  Course measures indicated that students benefited from this project, gained first-hand experience in the process of software offshoring, and learned skills critical for conduct of global business.  ...  phase of offshored software projects as described in the earlier section describing the classroom environment.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.02202 fatcat:g5re44rfwndfddkp2vxvm2clhi

Russian High-Speed Software Development [chapter]

Jan Pries-Heje, Richard Baskerville, Galina Ianshina Hansen
2003 Organizational Information Systems in the Context of Globalization  
High-speed software development uses a number of techniques to move software quickly into production.  ...  Using the Kline model of innovation diffusion and the Greiner model of evolution and growth of organizations we analyze the enablers and barriers to diffusion of high-speed software development techniques  ...  CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH High-speed software development uses a number of techniques to move software quickly into production.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35695-2_16 fatcat:hxjia2gn6nb6lij4d52qgjjlta

Collaboration change in enterprise software development

Kari Smolander, Matti Rossi, Samuli Pekkola
2016 Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering - CHASE '16  
Enterprise software is often developed by a systems integrator that makes modifications to a pre-made package or builds tailored software for the specific purpose.  ...  The development may include many developer organizations, the user organization, and their different departments and sub-units.  ...  This finding does not provide direct testable propositions, but it can guide further research and practice improvement in enterprise software development.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2897586.2897590 dblp:conf/icse/SmolanderRP16 fatcat:offgq455xzg4fg7yh5hnusduli

Global software development and collaboration

John Noll, Sarah Beecham, Ita Richardson
2010 ACM inroads  
While organisations recognise the advantages offered by global software development, there are many socio-technical barriers that affect successful collaboration in this inter-cultural environment.  ...  In this paper we present a review of the global software development literature where we highlight collaboration problems experienced by a cross-section of organisations in twenty-six studies.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research presented in this paper has been supported in part by Science Foundation Ireland through CSET grant no. 03/CE2/I303.1, and by Lero -the Irish Software Engineering Research  ... 
doi:10.1145/1835428.1835445 fatcat:lqadbmauu5fvreq2irllf6ln6a

Developments in Practice XIV: IT Sourcing - How Far Can You Go?

Heather A. Smith
2004 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
This paper explores the evolution of sourcing and how sourcing strategies are shifting. Then it looks at emerging sourcing models and particularly at offshore/nearshore outsourcing.  ...  The paper concludes that while sourcing is changing the nature of the work that is done internally in IT, it is unlikely that it will eliminate this function altogether or reduce the its value to that  ...  She is also a Research Associate with the Lac Carling Conference on E-Government, the Society for Information Management, and Chair of the IT Excellence Awards University Advisory Council.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.01331 fatcat:vfkzryydcvcbdo6susxu2gf4lm

Working Across Borders: Overcoming Culturally-Based Technology Challenges in Student Global Software Development

Olly Gotel, Vidya Kulkarni, Christelle Scharff, Longchrea Neak
2008 2008 21st Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training  
software development projects.  ...  Facilitated by the Internet, global software development has emerged as a reality.  ...  We are grateful to Doug Tidwell and Chris Nelson of IBM, and Gary Thompson of Sun Microsystems, for helping to introduce technology into the classrooms.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cseet.2008.16 dblp:conf/csee/GotelKSN08 fatcat:mzn2iydaqnfkhjddqz6fju5qsq

Comparing Virtual learning, Classical Classroom Learning and Blended Learning

Javed Iqbal Suleri, Anna Javed Suleri
2018 European Journal of Sustainable Development Research  
Questions were developed by the author and internal consistency and reliability were measured by Cronbach.  ...  The literature review is presented in themes -Virtual Learning, Classical Classroom Learning and Blended learning.  ...  Furthermore, technology is finding its way into classrooms to a greater extent; for example, the use of interactive whiteboards, tablets, and laptops (Schussler et al., 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.20897/ejosdr/3970 fatcat:hdkua7kaobc7jb4nixkdsf7gdq

Exploring and Expanding GSE Education with Open Source Software Development

Rune Hjelsvold, Deepti Mishra
2019 ACM Transactions on Computing Education  
The results show that the new setup may provide core GSE challenges as well as challenges associated with software development outsourcing and challenges related to working on large open source software  ...  Global software engineering (GSE) courses traditionally require cooperation between at least two universities so as to provide a distributed development environment to the students.  ...  We also like to thank the editor, associate editors, and reviewers for their great efforts in improving the quality of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3230012 fatcat:qo7hsmvignb7litrua4rfxtbnu

Communication and Culture in Global Software Development: The Case of Mauritius and South Africa

Maureen Tanner
2009 Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations  
Global Software Development (GSD) is a growing sector in Mauritius and South Africa.  ...  With an increasing number of information technology (IT) investors, both countries are being recognised as IT hubs in the Southern African region; hence the need for further research on GSD in those two  ...  Her research interests include Global Software Development, Agile Methods, and the application of Agile Methods in the distributed software development setting.  ... 
doi:10.28945/126 fatcat:ftnft2p5wvgclciomxd4f34nnu

A Review of the Development of an Internet Delivered LL.M Program in the United States

William Byrnes
2001 Social Science Research Network  
This article reviews the development of the first Internet delivered LL.M program (i.e. LL.M. of International Tax and Offshore Financial Centers, the 'Program') in the United States.  ...  The professor may then accumulate the responses into a general classroom comment on the assignment. 38 Often students will find independent sites on their own and share these in the classroom.  ...  Sometimes the materials provide for research exercises in which case the output must generally be first sent to the professor, and then the professor provides the combined data into the classroom with  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2304547 fatcat:zsv5ent3rrh6lfctad6jc2xege

Exploring Collaboration Patterns among Global Software Development Teams

Fatma Cemile Serce, Ferda-Nur Alpaslan, Kathleen Swigger, Robert Brazile, George Dafoulas, Victor Lopez, Randy Schumacker
2009 2009 Fourth IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering  
We also wish to thank the students who participated in the study, and the many colleagues (in all four countries who helped make this research possible References  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.  ...  Each semester, students from the participating universities are placed into groups and asked to complete a software development project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icgse.2009.14 dblp:conf/icgse/SerceASBDCS09 fatcat:apqmnrl22ndjvca3xn7ldwoj3m

ICT Professional Development Workshops and Classroom Implementation Challenges: Perceptions of Secondary School Teachers in Trinidad and Tobago

Steve Warner, Muhammed Malik, Joanne Mohammed
2021 International journal of innovation in teaching and learning  
the teachers) and infrastructure (physical, hardware and software).  ...  The findings showed that almost all the teachers were quite content and even ecstatic about the workshops and were willing to use the acquired knowledge and skills.  ...  It intends to expose teachers to both hardware and software that can be employed in the classroom delivery and extend their classroom, thereby making it borderless.  ... 
doi:10.35993/ijitl.v7i1.1507 fatcat:dlnqlnivnzhrjmpgpakel7wp3i
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