Monitoring GSD projects via shared mental models

Matthew Bass
2006 Proceedings of the 2006 international workshop on Global software development for the practitioner - GSD '06  
Team cognition research suggests that the degree to which teams have developed shared mental models is a significant factor in the performance of the team. Research in the software development domain has similar findings. This research is not, however, reflected in most commonly used project management practices. In geographically distributed software (GSD) development difficulty with team coordination is the norm. This paper looks at these issues, the research into team mental models, and
more » ... sts how project management practices may incorporate the findings to help address coordination issues in GSD.
doi:10.1145/1138506.1138514 fatcat:ddy72jyhjvafvoomkbgzffbjmi