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Tactical approaches for alleviating distance in global software development

Carmel E, Agarwal R ...see all

IEEE Software, vol. 18, issue 2 (2001) pp. 22-29

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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

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  • Erran Carmel

  • Ritu Agarwal

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