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A widely held understanding of coordination in software development is that it focuses on coordinating development activities to achieve a common goal. Our study, a case study in an international ICT company, suggests that in multi-site environment, it is not enough to coordinate development activities to achieve a common goal. Rather, more emphasis should(More)
Traditional requirement engineering approaches pay little attention to how the requirements are interpreted and shared by different parties in an organization. Our study extends the previous research of social and organizational requirement elicitation by suggesting that requirement shaping during a project can be described as a process where attitudes and(More)
The multi-methodological approach described in this paper was used to interpret data gathered from a study of the coordination of systems development process. The methodology is based on the empirical theory building case-study approach. We used the principle of within-case and cross-case analysis to interpret the findings in different phases of the study.(More)