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International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB)

ISSN: 2074-9023 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9031 (Online)

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IJIEEB Vol.6, No.5, Oct. 2014

Scrum Practices and Global Software Development

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Author(s)

Areej Sewalh AL_Zaidi, M. Rizwan Jameel Qureshi

Index Terms

GSD; coordination; communication; Scrum; mitigation strategies

Abstract

Global software development (GSD) is one of the emerging areas of software engineering. Stakeholders are distributed located that brings into several challenges to coordinate and collaborate effectively. Scrum is one the widely practiced agile methodologies. Majority of the software development companies showed a great interest from last few years to apply Scrum methodology in distributed development to solve the coordination and communication problems. Although Scrum contains good features and strengths but still there are improvement possibilities to solve the problems of coordination and collaboration in GSD. Majority of software development companies face the problems of coordination and communication in GSD projects. This paper proposes a novel solution to mitigate the coordination and communication challenges of GSD projects. The survey is used as a research methodology to evaluate the proposed solution. The proposed solution is supported by 62.24%. We anticipate that the proposed solution will help the software development companies to mitigate the coordination and communication challenges of GSD projects.

Cite This Paper

Areej Sewalh AL_Zaidi, M. Rizwan Jameel Qureshi,"Scrum Practices and Global Software Development", IJIEEB, vol.6, no.5, pp.22-28, 2014. DOI: 10.5815/ijieeb.2014.05.04

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