Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Fostering Cross-site Coordination through Awareness: An investigation of state-of-the-practice through a focus group study
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Computing.
2012 (English)Conference paper, (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Awareness and shared knowledge are important ingredients of successful coordination in software engineering projects, and especially when team members are distributed. Although various coordination mechanisms and knowledge sharing recommendations for cross-site collaboration have been proposed, spreading awareness among distributed team members in a global software project has proven to be challenging in practice. In this paper we discuss our findings from conducting three focus groups on knowledge management in global software collaborations in two international organizations. We discuss various awareness needs in globally distributed collaborations that were not addressed by the organizations, and conclude that best practices and tools proposed in related research are not widely used. On the basis of our empirical findings we suggest future research directions and share recommendations for practical improvements.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cesme: Euromicro , 2012.
Keyword [en]
Knowledge Management, Awareness, Coordination, Global Software Development, Global Software Teams, Focus groups
National Category
Software Engineering
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-7043ISI: 000310462600053Local ID: oai:bth.se:forskinfoC411BB539A591C55C1257ACB005D10F3OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-7043DiVA: diva2:834618
Conference
Euromicro
Available from: 2013-01-08 Created: 2012-12-05 Last updated: 2017-01-13Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(329 kB)48 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 329 kBChecksum SHA-512
13e684192df10d8cc24e9b6d180f905f16d8cd0b63456bd45b9493cb21dd314b8cec83a784b976e77ae2d00e02c2185024b66e544bbacdceda81820b1579d483
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Šmite, Darja
By organisation
School of Computing
Software Engineering

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 48 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 36 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf