Sign up & Download
Sign in

Tactical approaches for alleviating distance in global software development

by Erran Carmel, Ritu Agarwal
IEEE Software ()


To overcome the problem of distance in global software development, various managers are experimenting and quickly adjusting their tactical approaches. We discuss some emerging approaches and explain their motivations from conceptual and practical perspectives. The most intuitive approach for alleviating distance is to apply communication technologies, but this is not our focus. Rather, we examine tactics that go beyond communication technologies, tactics aimed at reducing intensive collaboration, national and organizational cultural differences, and temporal distance

Cite this document (BETA)

Available from IEEE Software
Page 1

Readership Statistics

150 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
by Academic Status
31% Student (Master)
28% Ph.D. Student
6% Researcher (at an Academic Institution)
by Country
5% Germany
3% United States
3% Brazil

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Sign up & Download

Already have an account? Sign in