Dynamics of collaborative work in global software development environment.

Serce, Fatma Cemile and Alpaslan, Ferda Nur and Swigger, Kathleen and Brazile, Robert and Dafoulas, George and Lopez, Victor (2009) Dynamics of collaborative work in global software development environment. In: eChallenges e-2009 Conference Proceedings. Cunningham, Paul and Cunningham, Miriam, eds. IIMC International Information Management Corporation Ltd, Dublin. ISBN 9781905824137

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Abstract

This study aims to explore the dynamics of collaborative work in global software development projects. The study explored the nature of collaboration, the patterns of collaborative behaviors in different tasks in computer science, and the impact of the tasks to the collaboration among students. Four different collaborative software development tasks were assigned to the globally distributes teams. The study used data from 230 students from five universities, namely Atilim University (Turkey), Middle East Technical University (Turkey), Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá (Panama), University of North Texas (US), and Middlesex University (UK). The findings involve the recommendations for building effective collaborative working environments and guidelines for building collaborative virtual communities.

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Conference held on 21 - 23 October, 2009 in the Marmara Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey.

Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science > Intelligent Environments group
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