Thomas Acker

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—Managing large distributed software projects for enterprise applications with traditional methodologies designed for collocated teams often leads to high planning and management overheads. The sequential and plan-driven traditional approaches often do not allow for an adequate reaction to changes in requirements. Today, Extreme Programming (XP) is the most(More)
Traceability and rationale management are highly important—especially in distributed collaborative software development projects due to a lack of mutual awareness and informal coordination among the participating stakeholders. Therefore this papers presents a tool for extracting, visualizing, and analyzing the relationships between requirements and other(More)
Social network analysis in software engineering attains an important role in project support as more and more projects have to be conducted in globally-distributed settings. Distributed project participants and software artifacts, such as requirements specifications, architectural models, and source code, can seriously impede efficient collaboration.(More)
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