International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS)

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IJMECS Vol.6, No.11, Nov. 2014

The Proposed GSD Model to Solve Coordination and Communication Problems

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Somaya Asiri, M. Rizwan Jameel Qureshi

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Global software development;Global Software Engineering Coordination; Collaboration;Distributed Software Development


Global Software Development (GSD) is the most recent and major trend in software engineering domain. It provides many benefits but also faces various challenges in control, communication and coordination due to socio-cultural, geographical and temporal distance. Scrum is increasingly being applied in GSD as it supports teamwork between developers and customers. Scrum method offers a distinctive feature to mitigate the effects of socio-cultural and geographical but not temporal distance on coordination in GSD projects. This paper explains how Scrum helps to mitigate the effects of temporal distance that includes increased coordination costs in GSD projects.

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Somaya Asiri, M. Rizwan Jameel Qureshi,"The Proposed GSD Model to Solve Coordination and Communication Problems", IJMECS, vol.6, no.11, pp.25-30, 2014.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2014.11.03


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