Distributed development

Ita Richardson, Allen E. Milewski, Neel Mullick, Patrick Keil
2006 Proceeding of the 28th international conference on Software engineering - ICSE '06  
The Global Studio Project integrated the work of Software Engineering students spread across four countries into a single project and represented, for most of the students, their first major "real-world" development experience. Interviews indicated that the major areas of learning were informal skills that included learning to establish and work effectively within a team, learning how to react quickly to frequent changes in requirements, architecture and organization, and learning to manage and
more » ... optimize communications. Since all these skills require rapid reaction to unpredictable factors, we view them as improvisation and discuss the role of experiential education in facilitating improvisation.
doi:10.1145/1134285.1134390 dblp:conf/icse/RichardsonMMK06 fatcat:3ujdjftjl5cr5pfxy7yydxan3e